WHO calls for ‘urgent’ action in Europe amid soaring cases

WHO calls for ‘urgent’ action in Europe amid soaring cases

Europe now has more than 4,500 lab-confirmed cases. The World Health Organization called on Friday July 1 for a “urgent actionagainst monkeypox in Europe, in the face of the tripling of cases observed for two weeks on the continent. Read alsoMonkeypox: why are cases of monkeypox counted as we did for cases of Covid-19? SEE … Read more

The government “was right” not to make the mask compulsory again, according to Professor Delfraissy

The president of the Scientific Council, however, recommends that the oldest and most fragile wear it, “especially in crowded places, on public transport”. The Scientific Council has approved the executive’s strategy on wearing a mask. After the Minister of Health Brigitte Bourguignon simply recommended that the French put the mask back in the “closed places“, … Read more

Are the animals our fellows?

It was in 2015 that the French civil code defined the status of the animal, fixing that it is “a sentient living being”and no longer a “well furnished”. In fact, since the middle of the 19th century, the legislation concerning their rights has continued to evolve. This slow recognition clearly demonstrates the ambiguous relationship between … Read more

“My daughter had to be amputated”

By Cecile Thibert Published 2 hours ago, Update 51 minutes ago Meningococcal meningitis usually occurs in childhood (especially in children under one year old), as well as in adolescents and young adults (between 16 and 24 years old). Adobe Stock TESTIMONY – Rare and little known, this bacterial infection can lead to amputations or even … Read more

The long Covid, a new chronic disease

By Anne Prigent Published yesterday at 9:29 p.m., Update yesterday at 9:32 p.m. The World Health Organization estimates that a quarter of people infected with Sars-CoV-2 have symptoms that persist for more than a month, and that at least one in ten is still sick after three months. Angie Wheeler/Cavan Images – stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – … Read more

first confirmed case in a child in IDF, according to the ARS

Until then, the virus had only affected adults. The primary student was taken care of and “shows no signs of seriousness”. The Ile-de-France Regional Health Agency (ARS) reported on Saturday a first confirmed case of monkeypox in a child attending primary school in the region, specifying that he was taken care of and “shows no … Read more

what do we know about the new variants, responsible for the epidemic resumption?

TO CONCENTRATE – Coming from South Africa, they are derivatives of Omicron with the names of BA.4 and BA.5. “Contaminations are on the increase, Olivia Grégoire recognized, government spokesperson, June 23 on France Info. We are attentive and vigilant.” The day before, Emmanuel Macron said “do not rule out new emergency measures on the epidemic“, … Read more

Everest base camp threatened by climate change

The base camp where mountaineers set up their first bivouac is located on the Khumbu glacier. Prakash MATHEMA / AFP Nepal is preparing to move its Everest base camp. According to authorities, global warming and human activity make it dangerous for climbers. He is the roof of the world. Located in the Himalayan range, on … Read more