Macron calls coronavirus the worst health crisis

US, WASHINGTON (NEWS OBSERVATORY) — The coronavirus epidemic has become France ’s worst health crisis in a century, President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday.

“For several weeks, our country has been confronted with the spread of the virus. This epidemic has become the most serious health crisis in a century,” said the French leader in a televised address to the nation.

A statement by the French president live from the Champs Elysees was broadcast by BFMTV.

He noted that “health has no price and the state will take all necessary measures” to delay the epidemic.


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