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Fourth COVID wave to impact French hospitals in second half of August -scientist

FILE PHOTO: A cyclist rides past an empty tourist bus on the street of Paris, France, March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) - The fourth wave of COVID-19 infections should hit French hospitals in the second half of August, professor Jean-Francois Delfraissy said on Thursday.

Delfraissy, who is the head of the scientific council that advises the government on COVID-19 responses, was speaking at a parliamentary hearing.

Reporting by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Dominique Vidalon

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