Laëtitia Atlani-Duault is a member of the scientific council. Director of research in anthropology at the Institute for Research for Development, she heads the new World Health Organization Center of Excellence on health and humanitarian crises, and chairs the Covid-19 Ad institute Memoriam. She has just signed with the other members of the Covid-19 scientific council, chaired by Jean-François Delfraissy, an article in the journal The Lancet on the management of the crisis in France. They analyze the foundations of the recommendations made to political decision-makers during this period.
What will be the societal impact of the pandemic?
This is one of the big questions for the months and years to come. The Covid-19 Ad Memoriam Institute, which we have launched with a large number of major French research institutions, will attempt to respond to this. The current pandemic is completely unprecedented, as was the containment, and the consequences of this crisis on society