Tech & Science The vaccinated could soon not be declared any case contacts, says Véran

17:10  20 july  2021
17:10  20 july  2021 Source:   nouvelobs.com

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  Les vaccinés pourraient bientôt ne plus être déclarés cas contacts, affirme Véran © Copyright 2021, the Obs

France returned to a fourth wave? "Yes," said Tuesday, July 20 the Minister of Health Olivier Véran on RTL , confirming the alert given by Gabriel Attal Monday night at the end of the Council of Ministers.

This new epidemic rebound is characterized by the virulence of the virus, explained the Minister of Health, which explains that the variant delta is much more contagious than the original strain. "We are between 100 and 130% increase in cases in one week," he illustrated.

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other characteristic: the fourth wave is "a young epidemic", it still details:

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"15-40 years and Even 20-30 years have the highest incidence rate in some departments. I am thinking of the Pyrénées-Orientales where the incidence rate has passed over 1,000 among young people. We understand why, they are less vaccinated people than the elderly, who are more protected by the vaccine, therefore more likely to be contaminated by the virus. "The good news is that young people do fewer serious forms so we do not see a hospital impact yet," he decrypts, alerting all the same on the risk of "Long Covid" and Propagation to the elderly.

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In addition, the Minister of Health has announced a possible evolution of the rules concerning contact cases. "What could be actted is that when you are totally vaccinated, you are no longer contact when you have been in contact with a sick person" unless you live in the same home as the contaminated person.

Finally, he confirmed the end of the mask in the places where

the sanitary pass is required

because "it means that we are sure that all the people who return are vaccinated completely or have a very recent test that is negative ".

Pass sanitary: Opponents earthen on a new day of .
events © Joel Saget photo Stock Illustration. "For freedom" and "Against the sanitary dictatorship". After a first national mobilization on July 17, dozens of events are planned again this Saturday throughout France, against the extension of the Sanitary Pass and the mandatory vaccination for certain professions. Nearly 110,000 protesters are expected throughout the territory, according to the authorities, is the same number that parade last Saturday .

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