“I thought the summer would be worse, I feared that this wave could reach levels of 10-20 thousand” Covid “cases per day and instead it did not get there, even with the underestimation that surely lies behind these values. data from other nations, we could have gotten there. But I think there will be more waves. ” This is the balance of the second summer of the pandemic, drawn up at Adnkronos Salute by virologist Fabrizio Pregliasco, professor at the State University of Milan.
Now “we are in the final phase” of this wave, warns the virologist, “because the effect of the clouding of consciences brought about by the European football championships and the first restart is over, which obviously made us try to recover everything immediately by giving the push. to this tail blow. Tail blow that in my opinion – predicts the expert – will be repeated. We must imagine this pandemic as the waves that form after a stone is thrown into a pond: the first most demanding, which we have already faced , and still undulations in function of risky situations “.