what do we know about this new virus detected in China?

Chinese epidemiologists are closely monitoring the appearance of people infected with a new virus, Langya virus, in the east of the country. In a correspondence to New England Journal Of Medicinescientists from Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, in China, share a news that recalls the beginning of theepidemic of Covid-19. In the provinces of … Read more

Concern in the United States after the confirmation of a case of polio and “hundreds” of others possible

After the detection of the poliomyelitis virus in London, it is the United States’ turn to face an identical situation. There, a case of paralytic poliomyelitis has been confirmed for hundreds of other people who may be infected. Why is this forgotten disease resurfacing? You may also be interested [EN VIDÉO] What are the differences … 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

the table specifies the symptoms and the transmission

AFP, published on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 08:19 How is monkeypox transmitted? Are there any symptoms specific to the current outbreak? After several months of the epidemic, we are beginning to learn more, with confirmation: the current contaminations are mainly linked to sexual intercourse. Three months after the start of the epidemic, nearly 28,000 … Read more

the tests will be reimbursed at 100%

AFP, published on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at 09:44 Tests for the detection of the monkeypox virus will be reimbursed 100% by Health Insurance, said Saturday an order in the Official Journal, after a recommendation to this effect from the High Health Authority. “The development of the monkeypox epidemic implies being able to confirm cases … Read more

In Ile-de-France, epicenter of monkeypox, vaccination begins to ramp up

AFP, published on Friday, July 29, 2022 at 6:24 p.m. In Ile-de-France, epicenter of the monkeypox epidemic, the vaccination campaign is starting to gain momentum, despite the lack of personnel, with the will displayed by the authorities not to forget the people furthest away of the care system. According to the latest report from Public … 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