During the next few weeks, Francois Pesty, pharmacist expert, will hold a chronic Covid taking each day a topic or an issue related to Covid.
“The virus is still circulating” or ” Ladies and Gentlemen, the Covid is always present… “. You’ve probably heard this old song on the radio, on tv, on a station platform, or you have read in the newspapers. What is it in reality ?
The network “Sentinels” monitors since 1984 some epidemics
“Sentinel” is made up of 667 medical doctors and 75 pediatricians in liberal, monitors on a daily basis at the national level and the region the epidemics of influenza-like illness, acute diarrhea and chickenpox. Backed by a unit of INSERM researchers, the doctors, all volunteers, and volunteers, are testing patients that they have received in consultation every time they suspect an infection (flu or covid).
An incidence rate of the virus extremely low these past few weeks
The most recent weekly newsletter (published at the end of last week), reveals for the period from 15 to 21 June 2020, a rate of national impact relating to the last 3 weeks of 11 new cases of covid-19 per 100,000 inhabitants, and for example,
In the Ile-de-France should be so that you have approached to less than a meter of distance to 25,000 different people to risk a contamination. Expressed differently, when you’re in the habit of crossing of the way, let’s say 5, 10, 50, or 100 people per day, you would have to wait, on average, to encounter the virus, respectively
Days required to cross-reference a person having the Covid – FranceSoir
Author(s): François Pesty for FranceSoir