FACT-CHECKING: No, The Lancet study does not confirm high risk of myocarditis with Pfizer and Moderna vaccines

Social media ignited. And yet, the truth is quite different. When social networks get carried away… This Saturday, June 11, scientists from the US Food and drug Administration (which notably authorizes the marketing of drugs in the USA) published a study entitled: “Risk of myocarditis and pericarditis after vaccination anti-Covid in the United States”. A … Read more

WHO to assess whether monkeypox represents an ‘international public health emergency’

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Tuesday June 14 that it was convening a meeting of its emergency committee on June 23 to assess whether monkeypox represents a “public health emergency of international concern”. The current surge in cases is “unusual and worrying”said its director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, during a press conference. “We … Read more

Covid: unprecedented increase in child hospitalizations in the spring, totally out of control “traditional” respiratory viruses alert American doctors

Since May, doctors at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital in Connecticut have observed a sharp increase in admissions for this time of year. Young patients with a surprising variety of respiratory diseases. According to the doctors who alerted the country’s health authorities, several respiratory conditions detected in patients suggest that the Covid has disrupted the … Read more

Monkeypox: 72 deaths in Africa, WHO “concerned” by the outbreak of cases in the world before an emergency meeting

For the WHO, the current outbreak of monkeypox cases is described as “worrying” and could quickly become an “international public health emergency”. The current surge in cases is “unusual and worrying”said the director of the world organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, during a press conference held this Tuesday, June 14, 2022. In this context, a meeting … Read more

Study finds that more than 14% of the world’s population has had Lyme disease

The world, and especially Europe, must increasingly pay attention to ticks. More than 14% of the world’s population has had Lyme disease, according to a meta-analysis, which compiles studies on the subject, published Tuesday. Lyme borreliosis or Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by bacteria transmitted to humans through the bites of infected ticks. … Read more

One in 500 men carry an extra sex chromosome

The XX or XY chromosomes define the sex of an individual, but in a significant proportion of men, there may be one too many. People XXY or XYY would then be subject to different health problems as indicated by a recent study conducted at the University of Cambridge. The genetic heritage of the human being … Read more