Covid-19: “Pandemic is not over,” warns Jean-François Delfraisis


LFrance has not yet finished with Covid-19. At least that is the view of Jean-François Delfraissy, this morning’s guest French news. “We are coming out of this fifth wave of Omikron, spring should probably be going well,” says the president of the Scientific Council, but warns: “The pandemic is not over. According to him, this wave should “end by the end of May with about 5,000 to 10,000 new pollutants a day.”

According to Jean-François Delfrais, the fifth wave was “slightly longer than expected due to climate and some easing of barrier measures”. “We are landing not only in France but also in Europe,” he added. Speaking about the number of daily pollutants, the president of the Scientific Council would like to reassure: “We were at that level last year, and unfortunately the Delta variant arrived in June, so we can expect a new variant to appear. rather at the beginning of the school year, but we have the tools to fight. »

Discovery of new variants

Jean-François Delfraissy also supports the call by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the importance of continuing to sequence variants in order to be prepared for new mutations. “By definition, new variants need to be more portable to gain power over the current variant,” he develops. Finally, the President of the Scientific Council is in favor of maintaining the wearing of masks on public transport.

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