"We have before us a crisis, an epidemic that is coming ... We will have to face it at best," said Emmanuel Macron during an exchange Thursday morning with the doctors of the Parisian hospital where the first Frenchman died the day before. victim of the coronavirus.
“We will have to face it at best, with life going on. We know that we are only at the beginning ... We will try with all the carers to make the right decisions, "said the Head of State.
This visit, kept secret until the last moment, comes as the executive and the government are deploying against the coronavirus which is fueling fears of a large-scale epidemic in France.