Monkey pox requires 21 days of isolation, an “endless” period

MONKEYPOX – Alongside the seven days for people who test positive for Covid-19, the 21 days of isolation imposed by monkeypox appear much more “endless”. In any case, this is what Sébastien, 32, felt, who affirms it: “Three weeks of isolation is not nothing”. In France, 1,453 people have officially contracted monkeypox (figures from Public … Read more

First confirmed cases of Marburg virus in Ghana

It is confirmed: the Marburg virus is circulating again in Africa, while two cases have just been identified in Ghana. This hemorrhagic fever, as deadly as Ebola, has reached a mortality rate of up to 88% during recent epidemics. You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Interview 4/5: understanding the Ebola virus The Ebola virus … Read more

This newly discovered form of dementia is very common among seniors

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Soon a blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease? A blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease that could be done at your doctor’s office would soon be possible. In 2019, neuroscientists at the University of Kentucky in the United States discovered a form of dementia dubbed “Late” (for Limbic-predominant … Read more

Doomed By Breast Cancer, Woman Miraculously Cures After Clinical Trial

His doctors only gave him a year to live. A 51-year-old Briton with breast cancer thwarted pessimistic forecasts by attempting a clinical trial in October 2019, reports The Independent. A winning bet: his cancer disappeared. In November 2017, this mother had been diagnosed particularly aggressive breast cancer, spreading “to the lungs, rib cage and lymph … Read more

Suffering from Charcot’s disease, William films himself to “leave a trace”

Like William, which you can see in the video above, it starts with a loss of the ability to move the arms, the legs. Then when the muscles of the diaphragm and the chest wall are affected, the patients lose their breathing capacity and are put on assistance. According to medical statistics, death usually occurs … Read more

Thierry, 58, a father from Reunion with Charcot’s disease: “I have between 3 to 5 years left to live”

58-year-old Thierry has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) / Charcot’s disease. He was diagnosed a year ago, a blow for this father who loses the use of his limbs and his speech. The doctors tell him that he has between 3 and 5 years left to live. Thierry agrees to testify for LINFO.re. This Tuesday, June … Read more

stings in the eye to slow the progression of the disease

REPORTAGE – This disease, which leads to loss of vision, affects a quarter of people over 75 years old. Every day at the Quinze-Vingts hospital in Paris, 80 patients receive treatment directly injected into the eye to slow down its development. A spring morning at the Quinze-Vingts National Hospital in Paris. The man who has … Read more

Towards more zoonoses, with the risk of new pandemics

AFP, published on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 09:18 Sras, Mers, Ebola, avian flu, zika, Covid-19, HIV, monkey pox… Favored by our lifestyles, zoonoses, diseases transmitted to humans by animals, have multiplied in recent years, raising fears of the emergence of new pandemics. “The interface between humans and animals has become quite unstable,” said Dr. … Read more