• se rétrécir = (to shrink)
  • aplatir la courbe = (to flatten the curve)
  • le personnel soignant = (care staff)
  • faire face = (to cope)
  • médecins (m) retraités = (retired doctors)
  • soigner = (to care (for))
  • les services d’urgence = (the emergency services)
  • tarder = (to delay)
  • appareils (m) d’assistance resiratoire = (breathing apparatuses)
  • équipements de protection individuelle = (personal protective equipment)
  • contenir l’épidémie = (to contain the epidemic)
  • système (m) de santé = (health system)
  • être en réanimation = (to be in intensive care)
  • monter [qqc] en épingle = (to make an issue of [s.t.])
  • dissimuler [qqc] = (to hide [s.t.])
  • les scientifiques = (scientists)
  • traitement (m) = (treatment)
  • l’OMS = (the WHO)
  • vaccin (m) = (vaccine)
  • les chercheurs (m) = (researchers)
  • impuissance (f) = (powerlessness)
  • guérir = (to recover)
  • reprendre le travail = (to start work again)
  • rouvrir [les écoles] = (to reopen [schools])
  • les secteurs les plus sinistrés = (the most badly affected sectors)
  • mondialisation (f) = (globalisation)
  • vulnérabilité (f) = (vulnerability)
  • approvisionnements (m) = (supplies)