Despite this, the authorities are acting responsibly, and the French are increasingly understanding the need for civic-mindedness. When all this is finally behind us, it will be time to take stock, in good faith, of one another’s successes and mistakes. Beyond that, it will be time to assess what requires serious changes in our health, economic, social and international trade systems, but also in our legal regulations and our lifestyles. In the meantime, all at home and one for all.
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1The Council is chaired by Jean-François Delfraissy, immunologist and Chairman of the National Advisory Committee for Ethics (Comité consultatif national d’éthique). The Council is composed of ten other experts, including three infectiologists: Yazdan Yazdanpanah (Bichat Hospital, Paris), Denis Malvy (Pellegrin Hospital Group, Bordeaux), Didier Raoult (La Timone University Hospital, Marseille). We must also mention resuscitator Lila Bouadma (Bichat Hospital, Paris), Bruno Lina (Civil Hospices of Lyon), professor of Virology, Pierre-Louis Druais, General Practitioner and Member of the French National Authority for Health (Haute Autorité de santé), and Arnaud Fontanet (Pasteur Institute), epidemiologist and specialist in emerging diseases.
2Dames Dol and Laurent judgment: a delight for students in administrative law. Two prostitutes had been prohibited from soliciting and denied service in cafés. They attacked the order of the Var Prefect. It was indeed illegal, but being during wartime, the Council of State finally validated the Prefect's decision.
3Decision 73-607 / 741 AN of June 27, 1973, finding against the applicant, Paul Vergès, although the Prefect did not have jurisdiction to cancel the second round of the elections in that district of La Réunion.