For the 2020 Pasteurdon (the Institut Pasteur’s public fundraising campaign), listen to a podcast in French. Mathieu Vidard, presenter of "La Terre au carré" on France Inter (major French public radio channel and part of Radio France), discusses with two distinguished scientists from the Institut Pasteur: Christophe d’Enfert, scientific director and François-Xavier Weill, who is in charge of a research unit that includes two national reference center. Both explain the Institut Pasteur's role in monitoring the occurrence of epidemics and in health surveillance. They discuss the response to the salmonella contamination of infant milk in 2017, and more recently to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Left to right :
- Christophe d’Enfert, Scientific Director, at the Institut Pasteur.
- François-Xavier Weill, head of the Enteric Bacteiral Pathogens unit, at the Institut Pasteur. This unit includes two National Reference Centers(CNR) : Salmonella, Shigella, Escherichia coli and Vibrio cholerae.
- Mathieu Vidard, presenter of "La Terre au carré" on France Inter.
Credit : Institut Pasteur / Alban Orsini