In Europe, politicians celebrate restoring normalcy for citizens.

Anthony LaMesa
3 min readOct 8, 2021

In large European countries, centrist politicians believe that, as epidemiological conditions improve, coronavirus measures should ease.

From Monday, October 11th, primary school children in the majority of France’s departments — 68 of them — won’t have to mask. These are departments where the transmission rate has been below 50/100,000 for 5 consecutive days. On the map below, the dark green departments are where the obligation…