the mask again “necessary”, according to the National Academy of Medicine

Wearing the FFP2 mask is also recommended “in closed public spaces for the elderly or carriers of comorbidities, for the entourage and health professionals who are in contact with vulnerable people and for pregnant women, even when they are up to date on their vaccinations.

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Covid-19: the autumn wave is coming down

42,025 contaminations were recorded on Thursday. As for hospitalizations, they totaled 18,972. However, the circulation of the virus remains active and calls for caution.

No obligation but a strong recommendation

The National Academy of Medicine, however, does not recommend an obligation, the situation does not require it. But she worries about the “eighth wave of Covid-19 which seems to be stabilizing at a high level” and which persists alongside the “early” seasonal flu epidemic and the epidemic of bronchiolitis in children under the age of two years.

According to the latest figures published by Public Health France, the current wave of Covid-19 in France seems to be on the downward slope. But even with a lull, the circulation of the virus is “still very active”, warns the public health agency which encourages people at risk, over 60, in particular, to do their booster vaccination.

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