Outcry is real, not only in the north of France, or the Mulhouse region, hit hard by the new coronavirus, but throughout the continent as all-important medical masks remain in short supply in hospitals and medical facilities.

And in just about the oddest twist of fate yet, Jean-Paul Hamon, the president of the Federation of Doctors of France, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.

The 73-year-old physician is presently in quarantine, and remains adamant that this is a problem bigger than just the supply of medical masks.

“I want a commission of inquiry to find

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