Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Introduction A family of related RNA viruses known as coronaviruses is responsible for illnesses in both birds and mammals. They can result in respiratory tract infections that are fatal or mild in both humans and birds. While more deadly viruses can cause SARS, MERS, and COVID-19, which is causing the current pandemic, milder illnesses in…

The French rejection of the top American economist is a heavy blow for liberal Europe

The French rejection of the top American economist is a heavy blow for liberal Europe

Lionel Barber was editor of the Financial Times (2005-20) and Brussels bureau chief (1992-98) Nobody does it better than the French. Charles De Gaulle Twice Said No to Britain’s Offer to Join the European Economic Community; Jacques Chirac said Not to the war in Iraq; and Emmanuel Macron this week gave a thumbs-down to Fiona…