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Large-scale French analyzes once again confirm the effectiveness of vaccines.
A large study involving 22 million people estimates that "vaccinated people have 9 times less risk of being hospitalized or dying from Covid-19 than unvaccinated people", summarizes the epidemiologist Mahmoud Zureik, director of the Epi-Phare structure, which brings together the Health Insurance (Cnam) and the Medicines Agency (ANSM).
Epi-Phare researchers compared the data of 11 million vaccinated people over 50 years old with those of 11 million unvaccinated people in the same age group, over a period from December 27, 2020 (start vaccination in France) on July 20.
From the 14th day after the injection of the second dose, the researchers observed "a reduction in the risk of hospitalization of more than 90%".
The researchers also say they have "early evidence" showing the effectiveness of the vaccine against the Delta variant, even if they intend to continue their study to confirm it.
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Sexual abuse in the Church: personalities demand the “collective resignation of the Bishops”.
The co-founder of the victims association La parole libérée, François Devaux, the theologian Anne Soupa and the editorial director of “Christian Testimony”, Christine Pedotti, consider that this resignation “is the only gesture commensurate with the disaster and of the loss of confidence in which we are. It is a first concrete, costly act of repentance towards the victims. It is the only attitude which can make it possible to restore the Church house ”. This appeal comes after the publication of the Sauvé report, which estimates that 216,000 people have been victims of a priest or a religious in France since the 1950s.
Soaring energy prices: Yannick Jadot is campaigning for an energy check of 650 euros.
"I propose that these 2.5 billion be returned to the French in the form of an energy check," said the environmental presidential candidate this morning, in response to the rise in gas and electricity prices. “This check would be 400 euros extra for the 5.8 million families in greatest difficulty, who already receive 250 euros, and 100 euros for 15 million French middle class. "
Threat to the Tour Triangle.
A new threat hangs over the pharaonic project which was to be launched in 2020 in the 15th arrondissement of Paris: the National Financial Prosecutor's Office (PNF) opened an investigation this summer following a complaint from the anti-corruption association Anticor for the offense of favoritism. In particular in the viewfinder are the arrangements with the promoter Unibail decided under the second mandate of Bertrand Delanoë, former mayor (PS) of Paris.
The Blues champions.
The French football team has offered itself the League of Nations thanks to Kylian Mbappé, passer and scorer Sunday in Milan against Spain (2-1), enough to chase a little more the ghosts of the Euro on the road to the World Cup.
Thirteen months before the World Cup in Qatar (21 November-18 December 2022), for which they are almost qualified, the reigning world champions have filled their trophy cupboard a little more by taking over from Portugal from Cristiano Ronaldo , sacred in 2019.
The unexpected info
From this Monday, the inhabitants of Levergies, in the Aisne, will have to go into exile for several days, due to the evacuation of a monumental stockpile of World War I shells found in an apple field in Earth.
Last May, more than 28 tons of ammunition, including 3.5 of explosive material, were discovered there during excavations prior to the installation of a wind farm.
Result: 550 residents will have to find refuge elsewhere from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for four days, the time of mine clearance.