The info not to be missed
The epidemic situation is improving, but "we must remain vigilant," Olivier Véran recalled this Wednesday on Franceinfo.
"We have not yet crushed the virus", insisted the Minister of Health, who notes "a stagnation, even a small increase in the number of contaminations" for "two to three days".
"Nothing catastrophic: we expected it because the activity has resumed in full, and it is colder", he tempered.
"We must continue to push the vaccination for those who have not yet received it and we will get there," said Olivier Véran, indicating that "about 15,000 caregivers" had still not received an injection against the Covid -19.
“We were at 0.9% of staff who were not vaccinated and who were suspended or suspendable, we have now dropped to 0.6%.
Those who really choose to quit in order not to be vaccinated become the exception (
) ”, He clarified.
What to also remember
New breakdown at OVH.
The Air and Space Museum, the city of Strasbourg or even Stops on images… Many sites were briefly inaccessible this Wednesday morning due to a breakdown at the French host OVH.
The founder and president of OVHCloud, Octave Klaba, in a tweet attributed the failure to "human error", and indicated that it concerned the "backbone", that is to say the telecommunications network that connects all OVHCloud infrastructures.
The Allonnes mosque closed.
The prefect of Sarthe announced this midday the closure of the Allonnes mosque, near Le Mans, which welcomes around 300 worshipers. "According to the elements collected, sermons and the activity of this place of worship, frequented by individuals belonging to or close to the radical Islamist movement, legitimize the use of armed jihad, death as a martyr, the commission of acts of terrorism and the use of violence, hatred and discrimination as well as the establishment of Sharia law ”, indicated the prefecture of the department in a press release.
The cry of alarm from pediatricians in the face of the wave of bronchiolitis.
Since the beginning of September, Public Health France has observed "an increase in the number of emergency room visits for bronchiolitis in children under 2 years old with values generally similar to those before Covid". According to the first figures for October, updated on Wednesday, 36% of the 1,278 children seen in the emergency room were hospitalized. Already, on the side of the white coats and the authorities, we are sounding the alarm. In the Paris region, the five pediatric intensive care units, with around 70 beds, are overflowing, three weeks in advance.
Accidental death of a French soldier in Mali.
Adrien Quélin, 29, died in Mali on Tuesday, the Army Chief of Staff announced on Wednesday. The facts took place on a platform in Timbuktu. The "housekeeper", mechanic of the Barkhane force, "was carrying out a maintenance operation on a truck" when he was seriously injured by "the tilting of the cabin" of the vehicle, specifies the Army. “Despite the immediate support by the emergency services on the spot, he could not be resuscitated. An investigation has been opened to determine the exact circumstances of the accident.
Omar Sy marries Netflix.
Following the worldwide success of the Lupine series, the French superstar sealed a multi-year contract with the American platform to produce and star in films, a first for Netflix and a French comedian.
"This agreement will see the production company of Omar Sy based in Paris and Los Angeles developing original films for Netflix, with Sy as actor and executive producer," the American giant said in a statement.
The unexpected info
A jawbone discovered more than thirty years ago could be the key to proving that dogs inhabited Central America 12,000 years ago. And if there was a dog, it was bound to have a master, which would change current knowledge, according to Costa Rican and Mexican researchers. Because if there is evidence of human migration in Mexico, Chile or Argentina at that time, no trace has yet been formalized in Central America. “This discovery of the dog would be the first human evidence in Costa Rica of a much older period and confirms the theory of human migrations until the settlement of the continent (
) ”, Enthusiastic Costa Rican researcher Guillermo Vargas.
According to this theory, humans migrated from Asia through the Bering Strait, located between Siberia and Alaska, when sea levels fell during the last great ice age.