France to help students hit by Covid blues and financial hardship


French President Emmanuel Macron has announced moves to help higher education students cope with the social and financial disruption of their lives by lockdowns and curfews amid the coronavirus epidemic, promising the provision of one-euro meals for all and subsidies for psychological counselling in recognition of serious income and mental health problems caused for many isolated students. 

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French President Emmanuel Macron has promised all university students can receive two meals a day for one euro in a move to help them cope during lockdown, reports BBC News.