“Information (…) should be taken seriously”, says the journalist France Télévisons Chloé Duval, in duplex from London (United Kingdom). “He indicated that the British variant would be associated with a higher mortality. According to the figures, out of 1,000 people aged 60, the variant would cause the death of 13 to 14 people against 10 for the classic strain.“, adds the latter.
The journalist nevertheless invites you to remain cautious about the figures. Indeed, “There remains a lot of uncertainty about these figures and we must above all recontextualize the information, adds Chloé Duval. The United Kingdom is the most bereaved country in Europe, with nearly 96,000 victims, it is confined for the third times and hospitals continue to be under tremendous pressure. Scientists will naturally have “eyes riveted“over the UK the next few days.
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