a few days ago, Jerome Solomon called to "prepare for a resumption of the epidemic". Then, it is Olivier Véran, the minister of Health, who insisted on the importance of the "vigilance of everyday life." While France just passed the bar of 30,000 deaths linked to the coronavirus, the fear of a second wave of the outbreak becomes more urgent with the authorities and medical personnel who find a non-growing respect of the gestures barriers. In the columns of Paris, a group of doctors is launching a call to make the mask mandatory in enclosed public places.
Since the end of the month of June, there are growing concerns about increased movement of the epidemic. The situation of the Mayenne, where the number of cases has quadrupled since the June 25, focuses the attention. However, as noted by these doctors, "for all of us, the temptation is great and understandable, and to resume a normal life, to forget the virus, enjoy the summer, beaches, parties with friends and nearby found". But, the virus, "he does not forget us and even seeks to spread where it can", alert scientists, in a letter which counts among its signatories, the geneticist Axel Kahn or the er physician Philippe Juvin.
"Hidden, but in freedom"
According to the latest figures from Public Health France, there are currently 77 clusters in the Hexagon. "It is at this stage that it is necessary to take action to prevent a new wave of massive and lethal", not "when the clusters are more numerous and non-controllable," warn the authors of the document in The new yorker. To hinder a return of the epidemic, "we now know that an efficient prevention measure is respect for the gestures barriers in closed spaces, crowded", are the caregivers. Among these, the port of the mask which is "a very important precondition for the spread of the virus". The doctors are continuing their reminder emphasizing that if "many of us have relaxed their efforts for a few days or weeks, we want to say and to repeat to them, in order to avoid a new containment : #MasquésMaisEnLiberté ! "
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at the present time, the port mask is mandatory in the transport (train, bus, metro...), but only recommended in the public space.