Covid-19: “Wearing an FFP2 mask can give a false sense of security”

Tribune. The considerable number of infections with the Omicron variant shows how much protection against its transmission must be reinforced. We, specialists in the prevention of infectious risks, regret that the debate is focused on the type of surgical mask or FFP2, at the expense of other protective measures which are however those most often … Read more

Covid-19: why the wearing of a compulsory mask outdoors in Paris has been suspended by the courts

The measure restricted everyone’s freedoms without being proportionate, so it is suspended. The administrative court of Paris questioned, Thursday January 13, the decision of the prefect of police, Didier Lallement, which made it compulsory to wear a mask outdoors throughout Paris and at any time of the day and night since December 31. , one … Read more

Covid-19: faced with the Omicron variant, should the wearing of FFP2 masks be generalized?

In a room of the medical intensive care unit of the Louis Pasteur hospital in Colmar (Haut-Rhin), on December 1, 2021. LUCAS BARIOULET FOR “THE WORLD” To deal with the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, should the use of FFP2 type masks, which are more filtering than so-called surgical masks, be extended? Due to the great … Read more

Covid-19: wearing a mask in primary school again compulsory in all departments from today

At the Gounod-Lavoisier primary school, in Lille, on September 2, 2021. MICHEL SPINGLER / AP This generalization of the wearing of a mask marks a step backwards. To stop the increase in Covid-19 contamination, wearing a mask is once again compulsory for all students in elementary school from Monday, November 15 throughout France. “All departments … Read more

Covid-19: wearing a mask in compulsory school in all departments from November 15

After twenty months of health crisis and a return to All Saints’ Day under the sign of a resurgence of the Covid-19 epidemic, all schoolchildren will have to put on the mask from Monday, November 15, announced the Ministry of Education national, Tuesday evening November 9, in the wake of the television allowance of Emmanuel … Read more