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Is the impact of the fourth wave on our hospitals greater than during the influenza pandemic? A new report lifts the veil on this issue

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For several days, experts agreed that we had entered the fourth wave of Covid-19 in Belgium. The main indicators of the epidemic are on the rise in all age groups and in all regions of the country. But what about the pressure on hospitals compared to the “traditional” flu pandemic season, which usually peaks in February?

A new report from GEMS, the group of experts tasked with advising the federal government on the health crisis, lifts the veil on the issue. This is the report from our colleagues latest news They were able to learn, its origin stems from the expert interest in facing a double epidemic during the winter.

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