Monkey pox now a public health emergency in the United States

AFP, published on Friday, August 05, 2022 at 09:10 The United States declared a public health emergency over the monkeypox outbreak on Thursday, a decision that should free up funds, facilitate data collection and deploy more personnel to fight the disease. With more than 6,600 cases recorded in the country, including about a quarter in … Read more

“We are not in a hurry for vaccination,” says Agnès Firmin Le Bodo

The Minister Delegate for the Health Professions spoke on Wednesday morning about this virus, which has 2,000 declared cases in the country. Invited on Wednesday morning on RMC, the Minister Delegate for the Health Professions, Agnès Firmin Le Bodo, reacted to criticism that the implementation of vaccination against monkeypox was too late: “I do not … 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

An infectious disease specialist from Nice warns: “Monkey pox is progressing on the Côte d’Azur, it can affect everyone”

Public Health France has identified 1,567 patients in the country since May. in Nice, every week, Doctor Eric Cua, infectious disease specialist at L’Archet 1 hospital and his colleagues, receive “a dozen cases” of monkeypox, “a disease from which one does not die but of which certain forms can be very painful”. If it is … Read more

The loss of the Y chromosome weakens the heart of men

The study published in the journal Science opens new perspectives for research on age-related pathologies in humans. georgerudy – stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – This genetic anomaly affects 40% of people over 70 and increases the risk of cardiovascular pathologies. The Y chromosome, present only in humans, can disappear with age. If it may come as a … Read more

A man in the United States contracts a disease that was thought to have disappeared since 2013

A person residing in Rockland County, 30 miles north of Manhattan, has tested positive for the disease, with his case indicating “a chain of transmission from an individual who received oral polio vaccine (OPV)“, according to a press release. This vaccine has not been used in the United States since 2000, which suggests that the … Read more

A first confirmed case of monkeypox in Guadeloupe

The Regional Health Agency (ARS) informs, this Monday, July 25, of the discovery of a first confirmed case of Monkeypox (commonly called monkeypox) in Guadeloupe. Monkeypox was diagnosed in a person residing in Guadeloupe. This is a person returning from France and contact of a confirmed case in Ile de France told us, this Monday … Read more