The Air Quality Management Center is very clear: "The air quality is very poor for the day of February 6." He announced that a red index is also expected this Wednesday. "In sensitive people, exposure to these high concentrations of particles in the air is a real risk and can trigger asthma attacks and respiratory allergies. Therefore, everyone is asked to respect the usual sanitary recommendations, "warns the Cgqa, which asks children and the elderly" to avoid exposure to ambient air for a long time during the period ". On his site, he recommends to the whole population to scrupulously respect any medical treatment in progress, or to adapt it on the advice of their doctor, to consult their doctor in case of aggravation of their state or appearance of any symptom suggestive (coughing, difficulty breathing, irritation of the throat or eyes), to avoid (or to limit) any intense physical activity or sport (especially competition) outside increasing significantly the volume of air and pollutants Inhaled, be careful not to aggravate the effects of this pollution by other irritating factors of the respiratory tract, such as the use of incense, solvents and especially tobacco smoke. "Young children, asthmatics and the elderly should avoid long exposure to the air during the period," insists the center.