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A decision that the government refuses to take, despite the surge in the incidence rate among those over 0-19 years old, which stands at 299 per 100,000 inhabitants and has just passed the peak of the second wave. “There is a very strong transmission in the schools, especially if the canteen is not well secured, if the schools are poorly ventilated”, warns Professor Antoine Flahault, epidemiologist and director of the Institute for Global Health in Geneva (Switzerland). On the side of Lille (North), the parents of pupils of a school identifying few positive cases are opposed to such a decision. In a Parisian college, the principal pleads for an alternation of the students present, as in high school. 3,256 classes are currently closed in France.
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Pr Antoine FLAHAULT, epidemiologist, director of the Institute for Global Health in Geneva (Switzerland)
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