On the front page of the French press on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, the questions and controversies surrounding chloroquine, this anti-malarial drug defended by French professor Didier Raoult. And also: the threat of famine floating more and more on the planet because of the pandemic. Continued fighting in Libya. And an interview with the coach of the French football team, Didier Deschamps.
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“Chloroquine, a pill without a future?” : wonders Liberation, who believes that the fact that the World Health Organization (WHO) in particular has taken a stand against the use of the molecule, constitutes a “shelter” for Professor Raoult. The magazine particularly regrets that the controversy “is turning to pantaloons, and that instead of a scientific debate, a strangely politicized fist is developing, with on the one hand the” pro-Raoult “, wild faction that applies to medicating the catastrophic system of” people from below “against “those from above”,[et]on the other hand, the vast majority of medical drugs, which it is difficult to see why they would refuse to treat clearly favorably for patients, if they had no serious doubts about its beneficial effect. “
Until research finally finds a cure, starvation threatens the coronavirus more and more on the planet, according to La Croix. The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty is questioned by the newspaper, especially his concern over the cessation of school feeding. Since the epidemic began, “195 countries have closed their schools and deprived 368 million children of a meal where [est]today’s main meal, for the most disadvantaged. “
La Croix, who also talks about the ongoing fighting in Libya, which has never ended, despite the epidemic. Daily concerned that in one year “400,000 civilians [y]”A situation also” of instability for its neighbors, including Europe. “The newspaper is indignant that” the European Union is powerless and divided and the UN, paralyzed by this threat. “He condemns” an international order that too often is dominated by the cynicism of its leader “.
A word from FootenFin, with these Guardian revelations, which ensures that the controversial plan for the acquisition of Newcastle United by Saudi Arabia, can be “seriously questioned”. The World Trade Organization’s WTO report says that the Saudi government is behind pirate satellite TV and streaming operator offering illegal access to sporting events – in total violation of international law. And finally, an interview with Paris with the coach of the French football team, Didier Deschamps, who talks about stopping the championship in France, a wise and consistent decision according to him.