Monkey pox, an epidemic that remains quite mysterious

By Stephany Gardier Published on 08/12/2022 at 6:34 p.m., Update on 08/12/2022 at 6:34 p.m. Joao Luiz Bulcao/Hans Lucas DECRYPTION – Facilitated human transmission, unusual symptoms… The virus does not seem to behave quite like the one we know in Africa. Monkeypox epidemic is gaining momentum: three months after the first case was detected in … Read more

three members of the same family infected in a campsite in the Var

These three people were infected with monkeypox before their arrival. However, the health risks for the other occupants of the establishment are low. Three cases of monkeypox have been reported in a family on vacation at a campsite in the Var (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur), said the Regional Health Agency (ARS), in a press release. “It is … Read more

56,000 young people called to be vaccinated in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

The Regional Health Agency calls for mass vaccination of young people after twelve cases, including one death, recorded for a year. After twelve cases, including one death, of invasive meningococcal B infection with a new variant identified for almost a year, the Regional Health Agency (ARS) of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes called on 56,000 young people to to … Read more

the big vaccination center in Paris recalls vaccinated people

This recall is due to a faulty refrigerator which prevented the conservation of vaccines at the correct temperature. A break in the cold chain at the beginning of August within the large Parisian vaccination center against monkeypox, requires repeating the injections carried out on those days, i.e. nearly 500 people, the town hall of Paris … Read more

A promising new treatment for obesity

A chronic metabolic disease that affects more than 8 million French people, obesity has often suffered from a lack of therapeutic innovation. 202033879/zinkevych – stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – An injectable molecule opens very promising perspectives for the management of the disease. These are data that were eagerly awaited. Published in the New England Journal of Medicine … Read more

a fifth patient in the world considered cured, a real step forward?

By Eliana Seroussi Published yesterday at 6:54 p.m., Update yesterday at 7:42 p.m. Considered cured, the patientCity of Hopehas lived over thirty years with HIV. solomonus_/stock.adobe.com After living more than thirty years with HIV, the patient “City of Hope” entered the stage of remission. However, “the ideal cure would be to eradicate the virus from … Read more

the Île-de-France region first concerned

More than 1,300 cases have been declared in Île-de-France, where more than 8,000 vaccine injections have already been performed, i.e. 70% of vaccinations in France. With more than 1,300 cases declared in Île-de-France, including 15 female and 4 pediatric (including one under investigation), the Ile-de-France region is particularly affected by the monkeypox epidemic, underlines the … Read more

first death of a patient infected with monkeypox

This is the first death ever recorded in Europe of a patient infected with this disease. The Spanish Ministry of Health announced on Friday the death of a person suffering from monkeypox, considered to be the first death ever recorded in Europe of a patient infected with this disease. In Spain, one of the countries … Read more

taste and smell remain permanently affected in 5% of patients, according to a study

According to the study of British Medical Journalsix months after their contamination, 2% of patients say they have not regained their taste and 4% their sense of smell. Some 5% of people with Covid-19 experience a lasting disturbance of their sense of smell or taste, estimates a large study published Thursday, July 28, while it … Read more

A French Alzheimer’s specialist suspected of fraud in the United States

Clinical laboratory research aimed at developing a possible cure for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. TEK IMAGE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Science Photo Library via AFP STORY – Author of a reference article in 2006, Sylvain Lesné would have manipulated many figures in his work. A promising drug carried by a young pharmaceutical laboratory; a scientist who sets out … Read more