After a surge in the number of cases since the beginning of July, and more particularly in recent days, it is now hospitalizations and admissions to critical care which are on the rise quite clearly in France: respectively + 48% and + 70 % In a week. This is obviously not good news. But should we be alarmed? The answer is not evident. What is certain is that epidemiologists did not expect such a sharp and rapid rebound in hospitalizations. It is even well beyond the forecasts made by modelers two weeks ago. In other words, the expected decorrelation between the curve of cases and those of hospital data is no longer as clear as expected. As vaccines do not protect 100% and vaccination coverage is not perfect,there is in fact a still large reservoir of fragile people susceptible to serious forms. It is therefore not surprising in itself that
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