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Belgian Minister of Health, Social Affairs, Asylum Policy and Migration Maggie De Block attends a press conference after a Minister's council of the Federal Government, on March 20, 2020 in Brussels, on the support plans for economic and social consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel cronavirus. (Photo by Daina LE LARDIC / BELGA / AFP) / Belgium OUT

Maggie De Block, une ministre belge dans la ligne de mire

Belgian Minister of Health, Social Affairs, Asylum Policy and Migration Maggie De Block attends a press conference after a Minister's council of the Federal Government, on March 20, 2020 in Brussels, on the support plans for economic and social consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel cronavirus. (Photo by Daina LE LARDIC / BELGA / AFP) / Belgium OUT
La libérale flamande devra rendre des comptes sur la pénurie de masques. Seule l’urgence de la situation lui sauve la mise pour l'instant.
A policeman stands guard at a road checkpoint the day after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in New Delhi on March 25, 2020. - India's 1.3 billion people will go under "total lockdown" from midnight on March 24 (1830 GMT) for 21 days to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)

Un tiers de l'humanité sommée de rester chez elle

A policeman stands guard at a road checkpoint the day after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in New Delhi on March 25, 2020. - India's 1.3 billion people will go under "total lockdown" from midnight on March 24 (1830 GMT) for 21 days to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)
Après la décision de l'Inde de confiner ses 1,3 milliard d'habitants face au coronavirus, ce sont pratiquement plus de 2,5 milliards de personnes qui sont confinées. Dans le même temps, les Etats-Unis et le Brésil s'efforcent au contraire de minimiser.

L'UE va négocier pour intégrer la Macédoine et l’Albanie

A l'issue d'une réunion en vidéoconférence, les ministres européens ont approuvé mardi l'ouverture des pourparlers pour intégrer les deux pays des Balkans.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 19, 2007 in Paris Albert Uderzo, French author and illustrator who launched the Asterix comics strip character in 1959 with author Rene Goscinny, poses with the statues of his characters Asterix and Obelix (R). - Uderzo died aged 92 on March 24, 2020, his family announced. (Photo by STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

Astérix et Obélix pleurent Albert Uderzo

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 19, 2007 in Paris Albert Uderzo, French author and illustrator who launched the Asterix comics strip character in 1959 with author Rene Goscinny, poses with the statues of his characters Asterix and Obelix (R). - Uderzo died aged 92 on March 24, 2020, his family announced. (Photo by STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)
Le célèbre dessinateur, créateur avec René Goscinny du personnage d'Astérix, est mort ce mardi à l'âge de 92 ans, a-t-on appris auprès de sa famille et de proches. Autre décès, celui du saxophoniste Manu Dibango, première personnalité mondiale à être emportée par le covid-19,

La chloroquine, traitement miracle ou faux espoir?

Si certains veulent généraliser l'antipaludique chloroquine comme traitement contre la pandémie de covid-19, les autorités sanitaires, dont l'OMS, appellent à la prudence. Point sur l'état des connaissances actuelles sur cette substance.
French president Emmanuel Macron takes part on a videoconference of the "economic task force", in the green Presidential meeting room, at the Elysee Palace, with French economic leaders and members of the governement concerned about coronavirus epidemic and confinement mesures, on March 19, 2020, in Paris. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / POOL / AFP)

Le virus de la polémique

French president Emmanuel Macron takes part on a videoconference of the "economic task force", in the green Presidential meeting room, at the Elysee Palace, with French economic leaders and members of the governement concerned about coronavirus epidemic and confinement mesures, on March 19, 2020, in Paris. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / POOL / AFP)
Face à la pandémie, les critiques pleuvent sur Emmanuel Macron, alors que l'Elysée hésite encore sur l'ampleur à donner au confinement .
A picture taken on March 23, 2020 shows streets empty in the West Bank city of Ramallah following a two-week ban on all non-essential movements to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). (Photo by ABBAS MOMANI / AFP)

Plus d'un milliard de personnes appelées à se confiner

A picture taken on March 23, 2020 shows streets empty in the West Bank city of Ramallah following a two-week ban on all non-essential movements to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). (Photo by ABBAS MOMANI / AFP)
Les populations de plus de 50 pays ou territoires sont appelées ce lundi par leurs autorités à rester cantonnées chez elles pour lutter contre la propagation fulgurante du covid-19.
A medical staff wearing a protective suit unloads a woman from an ambulance on a  stretcher at the Emile Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, eastern France, on March 22, 2020, on the sixth day of a strict lockdown in France to stop the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). (Photo by SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP)

Les réanimateurs doivent faire le «tri» entre les malades

A medical staff wearing a protective suit unloads a woman from an ambulance on a  stretcher at the Emile Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, eastern France, on March 22, 2020, on the sixth day of a strict lockdown in France to stop the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). (Photo by SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP)
Coronavirus ou pas, choisir de placer ou non un malade sous respirateur artificiel est le lot quotidien des médecins réanimateurs. Mais l'épidémie actuelle risque de les contraindre à un «tri» à grande échelle soulevant des questions éthiques.

Les stadiers de Liverpool aideront les supermarchés

La direction du club de football a décidé de mettre une partie de son personnel, au chômage technique après l'arrêt du football pour cause de pandémie de coronavirus, au service des commerces alimentaires pris d'assaut, a annoncé dimanche le directeur exécutif du club anglais.
French gendarmes patrol on an empty beach with a message written on the sand, reading 'nice confinement' on March 20, 2020 in the western city of Saint-Lunaire,  on the fourth day of a strict lockdown in France to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). (Photo by Damien Meyer / AFP)

Des médecins favorables à un confinement «plus radical»

French gendarmes patrol on an empty beach with a message written on the sand, reading 'nice confinement' on March 20, 2020 in the western city of Saint-Lunaire,  on the fourth day of a strict lockdown in France to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). (Photo by Damien Meyer / AFP)
Certains membres du domaine médical se font entendre pour exiger une mise sous cloche «totale» de la population, le gouvernement français craignant de voir l'économie s'effondrer en cas d'arrêt global de l'activité.
Two persons walk in front of a cinema set left before the end of the filming in a street of the Montmartre hill touristic neighbourhood of Paris on March 21, 2020 on the fifth day of a strict nationwide lockdown seeking to halt the spread of the COVID-19 infection caused by novel coronavirus, with excursions from the home limited to buying food, visiting the doctor, walking the dog or going for a solitary jog. - People who venture outside need to carry a certificate, which can be printed from the government website, to declare the reason for their trip, and risk a 135-euro ($145) fine if they cannot show one. The government has deployed 100,000 police to monitor people's movements. No curfew has been imposed. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP)

Un petit air d'Occupation dans un quartier de Paris

Two persons walk in front of a cinema set left before the end of the filming in a street of the Montmartre hill touristic neighbourhood of Paris on March 21, 2020 on the fifth day of a strict nationwide lockdown seeking to halt the spread of the COVID-19 infection caused by novel coronavirus, with excursions from the home limited to buying food, visiting the doctor, walking the dog or going for a solitary jog. - People who venture outside need to carry a certificate, which can be printed from the government website, to declare the reason for their trip, and risk a 135-euro ($145) fine if they cannot show one. The government has deployed 100,000 police to monitor people's movements. No curfew has been imposed. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP)
Affiches antibolchéviques, avis de couvre-feu en allemand, publicités collaborationnistes et devantures de commerces à l'ancienne: un tournage de cinéma, suspendu le temps du confinement, a plongé depuis mardi deux rues de Montmartre au temps de l'Occupation.
A few people walk in the city center in Ghent, on March 18, 2020. - From March 18, new measures are taken to avoid the spread of the Covid-19. There are today 1486 persons infected in Belgium. (Photo by JAMES ARTHUR GEKIERE / various sources / AFP) / Belgium OUT

La Belgique à la rescousse de ses chômeurs

A few people walk in the city center in Ghent, on March 18, 2020. - From March 18, new measures are taken to avoid the spread of the Covid-19. There are today 1486 persons infected in Belgium. (Photo by JAMES ARTHUR GEKIERE / various sources / AFP) / Belgium OUT
L’aide apportée aux travailleurs impactés par le confinement se chiffrera à 8 ou 10 milliards d’euros. Au moins. Une mesure aussi importante qu’inattendue.
A private taxi driver on an old American car wears a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, while driving tourists around Havana, on March 19, 2020. (Photo by YAMIL LAGE / AFP)

Cuba va dire «adios» aux touristes

A private taxi driver on an old American car wears a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, while driving tourists around Havana, on March 19, 2020. (Photo by YAMIL LAGE / AFP)
Cuba a annoncé la fermeture pour un mois de ses frontières aux non-résidents. L'île entend ainsi se préserver de la pandémie de coronavirus, après avoir tenté jusqu'au dernier moment de préserver l'activité essentielle pour son économie.
Flowers are destroyed at FloraHolland Naaldwijk in Honselersdijk on March 20, 2020, as sales drop due to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, with people to stay at home. - The Dutch horticultural sector is sounding the alarm about the effects of the coronavirus crisis. Due to the loss of demand, the auctions are struggling with low prices and the need to destroy the products. (Photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP)

Requiem printanier pour des millions de fleurs

Flowers are destroyed at FloraHolland Naaldwijk in Honselersdijk on March 20, 2020, as sales drop due to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, with people to stay at home. - The Dutch horticultural sector is sounding the alarm about the effects of the coronavirus crisis. Due to the loss of demand, the auctions are struggling with low prices and the need to destroy the products. (Photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP)
En pleine saison des tulipes, les horticulteurs néerlandais se voient contraints de détruire leur production chaque jour. Une situation inédite causée par la pandémie du nouveau coronavirus qui a fait chuter la demande.
Members of the Fatih Municipality disinfects and wash down a street in the Zeyrek district in Istanbul to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, on March 20, 2020. - The religious affairs authority, Diyanet, ordered the closure of around 90,000 mosques in Turkey on March 20, the day of particularly important prayers in the Muslim faith. (Photo by Ozan KOSE / AFP)

Le coronavirus peut-il se transmettre dans l'air?

Members of the Fatih Municipality disinfects and wash down a street in the Zeyrek district in Istanbul to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, on March 20, 2020. - The religious affairs authority, Diyanet, ordered the closure of around 90,000 mosques in Turkey on March 20, the day of particularly important prayers in the Muslim faith. (Photo by Ozan KOSE / AFP)
Le covid-19 peut-il circuler en suspension dans l'air et peut-on être contaminé de cette manière? Cette question importante intrigue les scientifiques et a été relancée par une étude cette semaine, mais sans pouvoir être tranchée à ce stade.
Patients are being taken care of at the 'Clinique CHC MontLegia' building, part of the relocation of the 'Clinique Saint-Joseph' hospital in Liege, on March 20, 2020 in Liege, as the country battles against the Covid-19 outbreak caused by the novel Coronavirus. (Photo by BRUNO FAHY / various sources / AFP) / Belgium OUT

La Belgique entre ce week-end dans l'œil du cyclone

Patients are being taken care of at the 'Clinique CHC MontLegia' building, part of the relocation of the 'Clinique Saint-Joseph' hospital in Liege, on March 20, 2020 in Liege, as the country battles against the Covid-19 outbreak caused by the novel Coronavirus. (Photo by BRUNO FAHY / various sources / AFP) / Belgium OUT
L'épidémie de Covid-19 monte en puissance et multiplie les décès. Un premier pic est attendu ces prochains jours qui dira si le pays n’a pas trop tardé à se confiner.
Members of the Military Emergencies Unit (UME) prepare to carry out a general disinfection at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat airport in El Prat de Llobregat on March 19, 2020. - Spain today announced that deaths from the novel coronavirus had jumped by nearly 30 percent over the past 24 hours to 767. The number of people who have contracted the disease has meanwhile grown by around 25 percent to 17,147, according to health ministry figures, bringing Spain's tally near that of Iran, the world's third most affected country after China and Italy. (Photo by Josep LAGO / AFP)

Le point sur la pandémie dans le monde

Members of the Military Emergencies Unit (UME) prepare to carry out a general disinfection at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat airport in El Prat de Llobregat on March 19, 2020. - Spain today announced that deaths from the novel coronavirus had jumped by nearly 30 percent over the past 24 hours to 767. The number of people who have contracted the disease has meanwhile grown by around 25 percent to 17,147, according to health ministry figures, bringing Spain's tally near that of Iran, the world's third most affected country after China and Italy. (Photo by Josep LAGO / AFP)
Nouveaux bilans, nouvelles mesures, faits marquants: un point sur les dernières évolutions de la pandémie de Covid-19 qui a déjà fait plus de 10.000 morts dans le monde.
LAKE SUCCESS, NY - MARCH 11: A lab technician Northwell Labs begins semi-automated testing for COVID-19 at Northwell Health Labs on March 11, 2020 in Lake Success, New York. An emergency use authorization to the FDA allows Northwell to move from manual testing to semi-automated.   Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images/AFP
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Les labos promettent un vaccin d'ici 12 à 18 mois

LAKE SUCCESS, NY - MARCH 11: A lab technician Northwell Labs begins semi-automated testing for COVID-19 at Northwell Health Labs on March 11, 2020 in Lake Success, New York. An emergency use authorization to the FDA allows Northwell to move from manual testing to semi-automated.   Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images/AFP
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Des multinationales de l'industrie pharmaceutique se sont engagées jeudi à fournir un vaccin contre le Covid-19 «partout dans le monde», dans un délai estimé à moins d'un an et demi.
A picture taken on March 19, 2020 shows trucks stuck in a traffic jam on the A4 highway, some 40km far from Germany's border to Poland near Bautzen, eastern Germany. (Photo by JENS SCHLUETER / AFP)

L'agro-alimentaire déplore des «perturbations sévères»

A picture taken on March 19, 2020 shows trucks stuck in a traffic jam on the A4 highway, some 40km far from Germany's border to Poland near Bautzen, eastern Germany. (Photo by JENS SCHLUETER / AFP)
Le secteur regrette les soucis d'acheminement des marchandises qui se sont produits ces derniers jours. En cause: les contrôles sanitaires pratiqués par certains pays aux frontières intérieures de l'UE pour tenter d'endiguer la pandémie de nouveau coronavirus.
Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes delivers a speech during a plenary session of the chamber at the federal parliament, in Brussels,on March 19, 2020. - Due to the restrictive measures concerning the corona virus, only the chiefs of the party groups will be present during the discussion. (Photo by DIRK WAEM / Belga / AFP) / Belgium OUT

Un gouvernement anticoronavirus en Belgique

Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes delivers a speech during a plenary session of the chamber at the federal parliament, in Brussels,on March 19, 2020. - Due to the restrictive measures concerning the corona virus, only the chiefs of the party groups will be present during the discussion. (Photo by DIRK WAEM / Belga / AFP) / Belgium OUT
Le gouvernement, en minorité au Parlement depuis fin 2018, a obtenu ce jeudi la confiance d'une majorité de députés pour se consacrer exclusivement à des mesures destinées à endiguer la propagation du nouveau coronavirus.