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

Mosquitoes are attracted to these colors!

Every summer, there are those who are devoured by mosquitoes and those who survive. For scientists, there are three main reasons for this apparent injustice. ” I used to say that there are three major signals that attract mosquitoes: your breathing, your sweat and your skin temperature. In this study, we identified a fourth signal … Read more

outbreaks of viruses hidden in the intestines responsible for the persistence of symptoms?

Long Covid is the long-term consequence of an acute infection with SARS-CoV-2. A long and disabling disease, it is difficult for doctors to diagnose due to the great diversity of symptoms experienced by patients. The scientific community is looking for biomarkers that could make it easier for doctors to identify people with long Covid. A … Read more

WHO on alert after polio virus detected in London

A poliomyelitis virus, a disease eradicated since 1999, was identified several times in the sewers of a district in north-east London between February and June 2022. The strain, which derives from the vaccine, is the subject of all the attentions of the WHO and the English health authorities. Is there a risk of poliomyelitis making … Read more

has there been human-to-human transmission of the monkeypox virus since 2017?

The first results genetic analysis of the strain of the smallpox from the monkey collected in Portugal revealed that the strain which infected 780 people outside Africa was, at the time of writing, phylogenetically related to that of 2017-2019, isolated in Singapore, Israel in Nigeria and the United Kingdom . Today, two specialists in virus … Read more