FILE PHOTO: France’s President Emmanuel Macron attends a news conference after the second day of the European Union leaders summit, held to discuss the EU’s long-term budget for 2021-2027, in Brussels, Belgium, February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday called the coronavirus outbreak a “crisis, an epidemic that is on the way”.
Macron was speaking to doctors and other healthcare professionals at a Paris hospital.
Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta and Michel Rose; Editing by Gareth Jones
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