Vaccine misinformation prompts netizens to search for ‘pure blood’

AFP, published on Wednesday 25 January 2023 at 07:32 An anti-vaccine couple refusing a transfusion for life-saving surgery for fear of contamination, an organization collecting unvaccinated donors: Misinformation about Covid-19 has given rise to a so-called “pure blood” movement. The movement spreads conspiracy theories that receiving transfusions from people vaccinated against Covid “contaminates” the blood. … Read more

pediatricians expect a spike at the weekend

AFP, published on Monday, November 28, 2022 at 1:28 p.m. The peak of the bronchiolitis epidemic is expected “towards the end of the week”, the union of liberal pediatricians said on Monday, calling for a strengthening of barrier gestures to counter this disease, which is generally mild but which can turn out to be serious. … Read more

expect a rise in “exotic” viruses

AFP, published on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 05:18 More and more high temperatures, mosquitoes and cases of “indigenous” dengue fever in France: Anna-Bella Failloux, specialist in mosquito-related diseases at the Institut Pasteur, explains that we must expect an increase in viruses that were classically “exotic”. What do we observe in particular in this month … Read more

how to strengthen your immune system?

Food is one of the ways to support our immune defences. We often immediately think of citrus fruits, rich in vitamin C because this vitamin is often associated with immunity. It actually has an anti-infective role. But other vitamins also contribute to the proper functioning of the immune system. Vitamin A found in carrots, sweet … Read more

Already in a Covid wave, France begins to vaccinate against the flu

AFP, published on Monday, October 17, 2022 at 05:10 France launches its flu vaccination campaign on Tuesday, the authorities hoping to avoid a heavy epidemic in a health context already marked by a wave of Covid-19. “There is every interest in getting vaccinated quickly for people at risk,” warned immunologist Jean-Daniel Lelièvre in early October, … Read more

new call for “vigilance” from the government

AFP, published on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 1:49 p.m. The government on Wednesday launched a new call for “vigilance” in the face of the “resurgence” of the Covid-19 epidemic, inviting those eligible to be vaccinated and to wear a mask in situations of potential contamination. “After months of calm, we are facing a resurgence. … Read more

why you should not worry about the new Coronavirus discovered in Russia

Illustrative image of human cells against a blue background. Anusorn / stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – Scientists claim that this new virus could bypass the immune protection provided by vaccines. Others invite not to give in to psychosis, recalling that it has not been observed in humans. For the past few days, a new virus has been … Read more

what do we know about this new virus detected in China?

Chinese epidemiologists are closely monitoring the appearance of people infected with a new virus, Langya virus, in the east of the country. In a correspondence to New England Journal Of Medicinescientists from Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, in China, share a news that recalls the beginning of theepidemic of Covid-19. In the provinces of … Read more

Concern in the United States after the confirmation of a case of polio and “hundreds” of others possible

After the detection of the poliomyelitis virus in London, it is the United States’ turn to face an identical situation. There, a case of paralytic poliomyelitis has been confirmed for hundreds of other people who may be infected. Why is this forgotten disease resurfacing? You may also be interested [EN VIDÉO] What are the differences … Read more