Monkeypox is now a public health emergency in the United States

AFP, published on Friday, August 05, 2022 at 09:10 The United States on Thursday declared a public health emergency over the monkeypox outbreak, a decision that should free up funds, facilitate data collection and deploy more personnel to fight the disease. With more than 6,600 registered cases in the country, including about a quarter in … Read more

Ten Little-Known Health Risks of Chronic Binge Alcohol Use

Frequent and excessive alcohol consumption is harmful to health. Alcohol can affect every system in the body. The amount of alcohol consumed, genetic factors, gender, body mass, and general health are all factors that affect how a person’s health responds to chronic heavy drinking. However, studies consistently show that excessive alcohol consumption is overall harmful … Read more

One in eight people retains one of the hallmark symptoms of Long Covid over the long term, according to a study

An important step forward to better understand the impact of Covid in the long-term. Among people with Covid-19, one in eight retains one of the characteristic symptoms of long-Covid in the long term, shows a large study published on Friday. These symptoms include “abdominal pain, difficulty breathing and pain, muscle pain, ageusia, or anosmia. [perte … Read more

Alzheimer’s disease could occur after infection with the varicella-zoster virus

Researchers from Tufts University in the United States present recent findings that support the hypothesis that Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by a virus. The strain in question is very common as it is the varicella zoster virus (VZV). You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] What are the differences between bacteria and viruses? They … Read more

Postponement of second dose of monkeypox vaccine sparks controversy

Dose availability or organizational problem? The decision by the Ministry of Health on Thursday, August 4 to extend the interval between the first and second doses of monkeypox vaccine raises questions among some experts and in the associative world. If the appointments that have already been made should not be canceled according to the ministry, … Read more

Long Covid: abdominal pain, tingling… one in eight patients would have persistent symptoms, according to a study

According to a study, one in eight people with long-term Covid would retain symptoms long-term. The covid is one thing, the long covid is another. In fact, among those infected with the virus, One in eight would retain one of the characteristic symptoms of long-term Covid in the long termaccording to a Dutch study published … Read more

the time between two doses of vaccine increases, except in immunocompromised people

At a vaccination center in Nice, July 27, 2022. ERIC GAILLARD / REUTERS Avenue Duquesne, we always deny any difficulties in getting vaccine doses available. However, the interval between the two doses of monkeypox vaccine, previously twenty-eight days, has been extended for non-immunocompromised individuals, the Health Ministry said on Thursday, August 4. “As part of … Read more