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Covid-19: will we be able to do without the mask and barrier gestures this summer?


THE VERIFICATION - “I sincerely hope that it will be this summer,” Olivier Véran said on Tuesday. While the epidemic remains at a high level, is this credible?



Set a course, at the risk of arousing false hopes?

Tuesday, on Europe 1, Olivier Véran said "

sincerely hope

" to be able to announce the "

end of barrier gestures

" and the wearing of masks this summer if a sufficient number of French people were vaccinated to "

protect them from serious forms

" and reduce "

spread of the virus


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I never played the game of predictions.

Nothing is worse than saying something to the French that we are not sure it will happen,

”hastened to add the Minister of Health.

This perspective, which he nevertheless draws, is it credible?



Since May 3, deconfinement begins gradually but the number of contaminations, people hospitalized and deaths remains incomparably higher than at the end of the first wave, a year ago.

The vaccination campaign is certainly a game-changer, but “

lowering your guard

” - another expression used by the Minister of Health - may seem risky.

In its opinion of May 3 on

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Source: lefigaro

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