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ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it’s only September

That’s how Dr. Olivier Joannes-Boyau, head of the intensive care unit at University Hospital in the southwestern city of Bordeaux, describes the resurgence of Covid-19 in France. After young French people took advantage of the lifting of lockdown and summer months to socialize freely, Covid-19 hospitalizations have risen in large cities like Paris, Bordeaux and… Read More »

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope of immunity

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope of immunity for Covid-19 patients who escaped severe symptoms Researchers screened the blood of 160 medics who had confirmed Covid-19 Some 99.4 per cent of the group had antibodies to the virus 13 days after illness The antibodies had the ability to ‘neutralise’ –… Read More »