© 2023 WYPR
WYPR 88.1 FM Baltimore WYPF 88.1 FM Frederick WYPO 106.9 FM Ocean City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

New Lockdown In France Sparks Controversy

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday defended the new nationwide measures to combat a resurgent coronavirus in the country. He announced new restrictions on Wednesday night that include closing schools for at least three weeks and putting in place a month-long domestic travel ban.

Here & Now‘s Callum Borchers speaks with NPR’s Eleanor Beardsley in Paris.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.