Covid-19, flu, bronchiolitis... the three epidemics are there in France.
New Covid-19 contaminations are increasing considerably (+37.1% in seven days according to Public Health France (SPF)).
The flu epidemic was declared in France on Wednesday 30 November and that of bronchiolitis remains at a very high level.
A simple question therefore arises: can one be a carrier of the three viruses at the same time?
On a theoretical level, yes it is not impossible.
But these are very rare cases
says Gilles Pialoux, infectious disease specialist and head of the infectious and tropical diseases department at Tenon hospital (AP-HP).
In terms of triple simultaneous infection, the figures are lacking.
Undoubtedly less than 1% chance
estimates for his part Yves Buisson, epidemiologist and president of the Covid cell of the National Academy of Medicine.
Covid-19 can cause bronchiolitis
I don't have any data that indicates that co-infection with Covid and RSV leads to more serious cases.
Anyway, I never...
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