Coronavirus: the Scientific Committee warns against the risk of an uncontrolled resurgence of the epidemic

Published by Rizhlaine F. · Photos by Caroline J. · Published on 4 August 2020 at 13h02 · Updated on 4 August 2020 at 16h14
“It can change at any time”: this Tuesday August 4, 2020, the Scientific Committee sounds the alarm after a new wave of infections has been admitted in ICU in France. Facing the threat of an uncontrolled resurgence of the epidemic, they remind the importance to maintain health recommendations.

Is the coronavirus epidemic resurging earlier than expected? According to the Scientific Committee, the current equilibrium is fragile: we may lose control at any time. After a long decrease, the amount of admissions in ICU has gone up again this Monday August 3, 2020. An analysis leading the committee to sound the alarm. “The future of the epidemic on a short-term basis is mostly in citizens’ hands” they say on Tuesday August 4.

And for good reason, indicators have been going up and the epidemic seems to spread more and more and up to regions that were pretty much spared by the virus. Reminding the importance of maintaining barrier gestures, the Scientific Committee is worried about uncontrolled resurgence of the epidemic. this prospect could lead to the implementation of re-containment schemes as the scenarios 3 and 4 considered by the government that yet wishes to avoid these measures with heavy economic and social consequences.

And to the risk the epidemic can start again at any time, there is the highly likely arrival of a second wave in Fall-Winter.

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