Health Insurance launches a campaign to raise awareness among the French

Unusual shortness of breath, rapid weight gain, edema of the feet and ankles, excessive fatigue… are all symptoms of this disease which affects at least 1.5 million French people. Heart failure, which affects at least 1.5 million French people and continues to progress, is not well enough known, according to Health Insurance, which announced Tuesday, … Read more

Good physical activity seems to limit the risks associated with Covid

People who engage in regular physical activity are less likely to catch Covid-19 and develop a severe form, concludes a study published on Tuesday August 23, which however has many limitations. “Regular physical activity is associated with a lower risk of infection” to the coronavirus, as well as a better prognosis for “hospitalizations, severity and … Read more

A new virus, Langya, identified in China, dozens of cases

Several dozen people in China have contracted a new virus, called Langya, of animal origin, according to scientists who rule out at this stage the risk of human-to-human transmission. The Langya henipavirus (LayV) virus causes symptoms in humans such as fever, fatigue, cough, nausea and headache. Read alsoMonkey pox: our answers on the origin of … Read more

Facial herpes, a virus possibly 5000 years old

The modern strain of the facial herpes virus, which causes cold sores, dates back around 5,000 years, according to the authors of a recent study. “We were able to determine that the variations of the modern strains all date back to some time in the late Neolithic, early Bronze Age“, explained Christiana Scheib, co-lead author … Read more

the government will mobilize “additional arms” to vaccinate

The town hall of Paris called on Monday for “emergency measures” from the state to obtain more doses and personnel vaccinating against this disease. A specific vaccination center opens this Tuesday in the capital. The government announced on Monday July 25 to mobilize “extra armsto vaccinate against monkeypox, at a time when elected officials and … Read more

deliveries drop with the closure of the Chinese factory

Deliveries from US electric vehicle maker Tesla fell from the previous quarter for the first time in more than two years in the second quarter, held back in particular by the closure of its Chinese factory for several weeks. Elon Musk’s group delivered a total of 254,695 vehicles between April and June, details a press … Read more

Hertz orders 100,000 Tesla electric cars

The American car rental company Hertz announced on Monday that it wants to offer a large fleet of electric vehicles to its customers and will start by ordering 100,000 units from Tesla by the end of 2022. Customers will be able to rent Tesla Model 3s from early November at major Hertz locations in the … Read more

driver charged with manslaughter

On Saturday, a taxi driver driving his Tesla Model 3 for personal use lost control of his vehicle in the 13e district of Paris, causing one death and 19 injuries. On Saturday December 11, a taxi driver driving his Tesla Model 3 for personal use lost control of his vehicle in the 13e district of … Read more

a draft profile of patients, according to the WHO

A first portrait of patients affected by the current outbreak of monkeypox cases is emerging, according to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO). The most common profile is that of a man under 40, living in Europe, having sex with men, with rashes all over his body and fever. This is only a crude … Read more

Google will remove data on family planning visits

After weeks of silence on the subject, Google announced on Friday that users’ location data would be automatically deleted when visiting a clinic specializing in abortions. “If our systems identify that a person has visited an establishment (sensitive)we will delete these location history entries shortly after they are visited”said Jen Fitzpatrick, a vice president of … Read more