The fight against the coronavirus will necessarily involve the development of a vaccine. Shared by all policy-makers around the world, this obviousness is as much a political issue as a public health response.
Many laboratories are now looking for the vaccine, which will enable the world to regain a semblance of normality. It is the ambition of global health, but also a highly political issue. It took the Sanofi group explains, awkwardly, that the United States will be a “priority” for the delivery of this vaccine, to that the president of the Republic expresses his anger.
Recalling the French origin of this jewel of medical research, but also public subsidies, Emmanuel Macron stressed that this impossibility of a prioritization of the vaccine. The communiqué of the Elysee palace in detail the position to which it is a
Sovereignty or sovereignty, the political question of the moment !
The sovereignty is now also clearly defended by the president of the Republic, who had already called for a revival of the forces vives of the country, who, after the crisis, a vast movement of relocation. The sovereignty of France passes today, by the relocation of a sanitary – and Sanofi is a perfect example -, agricultural and industrial.
In assuming this ” national preference “, the France marks a clean break vis—à-vis the free trade, as we knew it until then. The sovereignty cannot develop without a questioning of the globalization, that some denounce for several years. To achieve this, the president of the Republic knows better than anyone, that the action may not be French, but must be based on the european ambition.