New York worries about a resurgence of polio

AFP, published on Saturday September 03, 2022 at 08:45 Brittany Strickland was “scared to death” when she learned this summer that the United States had recorded its first case of poliomyelitis in nearly ten years, a young New Yorker struck down with paralysis. “It’s scary. We didn’t think it would happen here,” said the 33-year-old … Read more

Fake accounts, at the heart of the legal battle between Twitter and Elon Musk

AFP, published on Friday, July 15, 2022 at 06:45 If Twitter’s lawsuit against Elon Musk after his failed bid to buy the social network for $44 billion goes to trial, it is likely that the debates will focus on “bots”, these ubiquitous and malicious automated computer programs. -loved. Lawyers for the world’s richest man on … Read more

The immune system involved in brain damage linked to Covid-19 (study)

AFP, published on Tuesday, July 05, 2022 at 11:10 p.m. The immune response to Covid-19, which damages the blood vessels of the brain, could be responsible for the symptoms of “Covid long”, according to a study based on a low number of cases and published Tuesday by American researchers. The brains of nine people who … Read more

Covid-19 misinformation breathes new life into the anti-vaccine movement

AFP, published on Monday, July 04, 2022 at 09:25 As misinformation about Covid-19 continues to flourish, more parents in the United States are questioning whether other vaccines are necessary for their children and more and more adults prefer to go without injections, even those whose safety has long been proven. Because the politicization of vaccines … Read more

Google News has reopened in Spain almost eight years after it closed

Google announced Wednesday the reopening in Spain of its news service Google News, closed eight years ago, following the transposition into Spanish law of the European directive on “neighbouring rights” of the media. “After a break of almost eight years, Google News returns to Spain”, announced on its blog the Spanish branch of the American … Read more