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Sciences et Avenir - Vincent Boisot

The National Reference Centre (CNR) for Respiratory Viruses at the Pasteur Institute of Paris.

Le Pèlerin - Lucien Lung

Portrait of French actor Philippe Torreton.

20200526 : Health workers demonstration in Timone Hospital - Marseille - Clément Mahoudeau

Health workers demonstrate during a meeting called by the CGT trade union organisation in front of La Timone hospital in Marseille, southern France, on May 26, 2020.

2020-05-19 - Canal Saint-Martin, Paris - Lucien Lung

Parisians enjoy the sun by the canal Saint-Martin, on the second week lockdown measures against the coronavirus epidemic are eased in Paris, France. May 19 2020. © Lucien Lung / Riva


The lockdown to break the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus was lifted on May 11 in France. People can practise some sports again, like tennis but only single matchs.

Contact Tracing Platform - Vincent Nguyen

The contact tracing platform of the Haute-Garonne district of the french National Health Insurance (CPAM) in Toulouse (south-west of France). The goal of this platform is to break the chain of contagion of the coronavirus Covid-19. More than a hundred people work on a call center to find and inform people who have been in contact with infected patients. They use a data base called Contact Covid.

20200516 : Decontainement - Marseille - Clément Mahoudeau

Report in "Malmousque" cove in Marseille southern France, on May 16, 2020, after France eased lockdown measures taken to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus.

20200516 : Extinction Rebellion Marseille - Clément Mahoudeau

Anti advertising action of Extinction Rebellion France militants in Marseille's southern France streets, May 16, 2020.

2020-05-15 - Open air market : Richard-Lenoir - Lucien Lung

Grocery shoppers are back as lockdown measures against the coronavirus epidemic are eased and open air markets allowed to reopen in Paris. Most people wear masks, and sellers have also put in place sanitary measures, mostly plastic sheet film around the stands. Paris, 11th district market, May 15 2020. © Lucien Lung / Riva