The Debate

After the applause: The anger of France's essential care workers

THE DEBATE
THE DEBATE © FRANCE 24

France clapped for its carers during lockdown. But will those on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic be rewarded for facing the crisis with resources squeezed by decades of budget cuts? As the government meets with medical professionals before rolling out what it has billed as a major reform plan, François Picard's panel asks if the French are capable of reviewing their top-down approach and preparing properly for an eventual second wave of Covid-19.