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Two French Nobel laureates, virologist and former President of the International AIDS Society Dr. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi & climatologist and member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Jean Jouzel, published an op-ed, “Pandemics, climate: Europe must take responsibility” (in French only), calling on the EU Heads of States to jointly allocate a share of the European Financial Transactions Tax to the global fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria & climate change.

unofficial English translation

“A tax on financial transactions is being decided in ten countries of the European Union. This project, led by Germany and France, is crucial for empowering the poorest countries to adapt to climate change and the fight against AIDS and other pandemics, as recalled cruelly Ebola epidemic. Francois Hollande, already as a candidate but more as president, said on numerous occ...


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