Covid-19: how effective is Pfizer’s new bivalent vaccine?

It is a new weapon in the fight against Covid-19. Since the beginning of October, French people vulnerable to the virus can receive a new dose of vaccine, with a modified product, called “bivalent”, specifically targeting Omicron and its sub-variants. Both Pfizer and Moderna have developed one using messenger RNA technology. According to the first … Read more

The return of the mask deemed “necessary” by the Academy of Medicine in the face of the triple epidemic of Covid, bronchiolitis and influenza

The institution on rue Bonaparte fears co-infections which could weigh on hospital services. Are we going to see the big comeback of surgical masks and FFP-2? This is what the National Academy of Medicine would like, which believes that “the mask becomes necessary again” as winter approaches. The conjunction of three phenomena justifies this recommendation … Read more

Covid long, no it’s not “in the head” – Liberation

Outbreak Log Article reserved for subscribers Epidemic diary, by Christian Lehmanncase In the chronicle he has kept for “Libé” since the start of the epidemic, Christian Lehmann returns this week to the culpable failure to take into account the effects of a long Covid on the patients who suffer from it. The long Covid is … Read more

the long-term unpleasant surprises of Sars-Cov-2 – Liberation

Sequels Article reserved for subscribers The Covid-19 pandemic in Francecase The effects of Covid are not limited to the symptoms of the acute phase. Brain, heart, diabetes, immune system, “Liberation” provides an overview of the possible consequences of the disease. Almost three years after the appearance of Covid-19, the full range of sequelae of the … Read more

fantasies and controversy surrounding the “chimera” of a Boston laboratory

Published on : 21/10/2022 – 17:29 The Boston University laboratory combined the genome of the original Covid-19 virus with part of the Omicron variant to try to determine what allows this strain to more easily escape the immunity conferred by vaccination. This technique, which may seem questionable, has led to a torrent of controversy and … Read more

fantasies and controversy surrounding the “chimera” of a Boston laboratory

Published on : 21/10/2022 – 17:29 The Boston University laboratory combined the genome of the original Covid-19 virus with part of the Omicron variant to try to determine what allows this strain to more easily escape the immunity conferred by vaccination. The technique, which may seem questionable, has led to a torrent of controversy and … Read more

Covid-19: has a variant “deadly in 80% of cases” been created by researchers?

In summary, the study has nothing to do with work on gains of function – those experiments in which viruses are deliberately manipulated to be more infectious or deadly – as feared by Internet users. Moreover, the day after these pseudo-revelations, Boston University refuted the British article, calling it “false and inaccurate”. In a press … Read more

Covid-19: vaccination can cause disruption of the menstrual cycle, confirms a study

This new study published at the end of September in the British Medical Journal confirmed the results obtained during previous work published in January. These had shown that vaccination had an influence on a possible lengthening of menstruation in women. However, the study had only been carried out with American women, because at that time … Read more

why you should not worry about the new Coronavirus discovered in Russia

Illustrative image of human cells against a blue background. Anusorn / stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – Scientists claim that this new virus could bypass the immune protection provided by vaccines. Others invite not to give in to psychosis, recalling that it has not been observed in humans. For the past few days, a new virus has been … Read more

Khosta-2: a new coronavirus, resistant to vaccines, discovered in bats

Will Covid-19 have a not-so-distant cousin? According to a study published this week, scientists have discovered a virus of the same family as Sars-Cov-2, the virus causing Covid, in bats in Russia. According to them, this coronavirus, called Khosta-2, was circulating there from 2020. So far, nothing abnormal, these species of animals containing many viruses … Read more