“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 Minister of Health asks the French “to put the mask back on transport”

After more than two years punctuated by the Covid-19 pandemic, France plunged again at the start of the summer, like other European countries, into a new wave, carried by new sub-variants of the Omicron family, BA .4 and especially BA.5. Contaminations have been increasing for three weeks in all metropolitan areas and all age groups … Read more

“The vaccine pass could be reactivated from August 1”, warns Christian Estrosi at the metropolitan council

While Christian Estrosi is launching the metropolitan council at the CUM in Nice this Monday, he wanted to issue an alert regarding the resurgence of covid cases in France and in the Metropolis. “According to scientists, the number of real cases would be 25 times higher than the official figureshe accelerated. The monitoring of the … Read more

what are the variants that circulate the most in France today?

Alpha, Beta, Delta, Lambda, Mu… Since the appearance of Covid-19 in November 2019, the initial strain of the virus has undergone numerous mutations. If these developments move it far enough away from what it was at the start, the new organism is qualified as ” variant “. At present, in France and internationally, it is … Read more

health measures still in force abroad

Little by little, health restrictions will be deployed around the world. In Shanghai, the strict containment activated for two months ended this Wednesday, June 1. Despite a sharp drop in Covid-19 cases, all measures are far from having been removed in the country. Cinemas, sports halls and schools will not reopen their doors immediately, as … Read more

Samba-Mayela forfeited to Caen due to Covid-19

The hurdler Cyréna Samba-Mayela, world champion in the 60m hurdles indoors this winter, withdrew from the French 100m hurdles Championships on Sunday in Caen because of a Covid-19 infection, she announced on social networks. “Following a complicated physical condition, this weekend I was unfortunately tested positive for Covid. I see myself forced to give up … Read more

Tattoo removal, an increasingly practiced medical procedure

It is estimated today that 20% of French people are tattooed, this proportion is even higher among young people: a quarter of 35-49 year olds and a third of 25-34 year olds have a tattoo. Dermatologists have estimated that regrets also increase. So to meet this growing demand, a first salon 100% dedicated to tattoo … Read more

WHO calls for vigilance and transparency

AFP, published on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 8:14 p.m. WHO on Thursday called on countries to be vigilant and transparent in the face of the rare outbreak of more than 3,200 cases of monkeypox worldwide, pending a decision on whether to trigger its highest level of outbreak. alert. Faced with this situation, the World … Read more

Valneva’s vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency

A sixth vaccine against Covid-19 and approved by health authorities could soon see the light of day on the European market. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved on Thursday June 23 the coronavirus vaccine from the Franco-Austrian biotech company Valneva. Nantes-based company Valneva is developing an inactivated virus vaccine, a more traditional technology than messenger … Read more

How long will the state of health emergency last?

The epidemic is rebounding. Across Europe, states are seeing an increase in Covid-19 contamination and France is not to be outdone. Down since March, positive cases are increasing again in France, with 44,000 new daily cases on average over the past seven days. This situation is explained by the decline in the protection conferred by … Read more