LIVE – Bronchiolitis: the epidemic is still progressing in France

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 4:30 p.m. COVID + FLU Co-infection can be more dangerous than simple contaminations. Health and wellbeing Posted today at 4:15 p.m. 14:48 BRONCHIOLITIS: RISING INDICATORS The bronchiolitis epidemic has continued at a high level in recent days, according to the French public health agency in a weekly report, this Wednesday: the … Read more

LIVE – Influenza: epidemic declared in mainland France

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 12:23 FLU We take stock of the passage of several regions into the epidemic phase Health and wellbeing Posted today at 11:42 11:09 THE FLU EPIDEMIC DECLARED IN METROPOLIS The seasonal flu epidemic has now been declared in France, hitting Brittany and Normandy, health authorities announced on Wednesday, as the country … Read more

Flu vaccination: pharmacists sound the alarm

“It’s a bit of a mess this year“, confirms Philippe Besset, president of the FSPF, the leading trade union in the profession. Especially since this decline mainly concerns the public”priority” (over 65, chronically ill, pregnant women), to whom the injection was reserved until November 15. Pointing a “general fatigue with vaccination, even in those for … Read more

Covid-19: how effective is Pfizer’s new bivalent vaccine?

It is a new weapon in the fight against Covid-19. Since the beginning of October, French people vulnerable to the virus can receive a new dose of vaccine, with a modified product, called “bivalent”, specifically targeting Omicron and its sub-variants. Both Pfizer and Moderna have developed one using messenger RNA technology. According to the first … Read more

World Stroke Day: Here are the symptoms that should alert you, and how to react

sometimes baptized “stroke”, the AVC corresponds to a sudden loss of one or more functions of the brain, because of the obstruction or the rupture of a blood vessel in this one. It is the leading cause of acquired disability in adults. More than 80% of strokes are caused by a clot blocking an artery … Read more

Covid-19: has a variant “deadly in 80% of cases” been created by researchers?

In summary, the study has nothing to do with work on gains of function – those experiments in which viruses are deliberately manipulated to be more infectious or deadly – as feared by Internet users. Moreover, the day after these pseudo-revelations, Boston University refuted the British article, calling it “false and inaccurate”. In a press … Read more

Covid-19: vaccination can cause disruption of the menstrual cycle, confirms a study

This new study published at the end of September in the British Medical Journal confirmed the results obtained during previous work published in January. These had shown that vaccination had an influence on a possible lengthening of menstruation in women. However, the study had only been carried out with American women, because at that time … Read more

Khosta-2: a new coronavirus, resistant to vaccines, discovered in bats

Will Covid-19 have a not-so-distant cousin? According to a study published this week, scientists have discovered a virus of the same family as Sars-Cov-2, the virus causing Covid, in bats in Russia. According to them, this coronavirus, called Khosta-2, was circulating there from 2020. So far, nothing abnormal, these species of animals containing many viruses … Read more

A mysterious virus paralyzes children and worries doctors

According to the Los Angeles Times, more than 90% of cases of acute flaccid myelitis are in young children. “This is because they do not yet have immunity to previous exposures to these viruses“, explain the CDC.”Adults can be infected with enteroviruses, but are more likely to have no or mild symptoms.” Mild symptoms are … Read more