In the first week of January 2022 a “Sharp decrease in monitoring indicators for bronchiolitis in children less than 2 years of age”, According to Weekly Bulletin From French Public Health Agency, Wednesday January 12, 2022 Published.
The agency is particularly concerned “End of epidemic in le-de-France” Yet “Transition to the post-epidemic phase in Hauts-de-France and Normandy”. The Martinique Went into the epidemic phase.
Common and very contagious, Bronchiolitis Causes coughing and difficulty, fast, snoring in infants. Most of the time is benign, but may also require an emergency room visit or hospitalization.
The flu pandemic is stable
For his part, Flu pandemic Also showing signs of encouragement.
Therefore, the indicators of influenza activity in general medicine have been stabilized. And if the contact rate for flu syndrome per 100,000 residents increases (+ 26% in a week), the number of emergency visits for flu syndrome decreases (-32%).
On Tuesday, January 11, the Directorate General of Health (DGS) announced Flu vaccine campaign, Launched in October and ending in late January, extended to 28 February.
Outbreaks appear to be exacerbated during the 5th wave of Kovid “Has a major impact on the supply of care, especially in hospitals and including pediatric intensive care”, DGS recalled.
“After nearly three months of dynamic campaigning, thanks to the mobilization of all, nearly 12 million people have been vaccinated against the flu.”, She continues to add to him “There is still a big margin of progress to limit the impact of the flu pandemic”.