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

“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

gold diggers discover a mummified and almost intact baby mammoth

An unusual discovery. On June 21, workers at the Klondike gold deposit in Canada’s Far North discovered the mummified remains of a baby woolly mammoth. Finding such a specimen is already a rare thing, but it is – in addition – here almost complete remains. It “is magnificent and is one of the most incredible … 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

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