protection against severe forms remains important

Paris, France – After a third or fourth dose of vaccine against Covid-19, if the protective effect against symptomatic forms seems to disappear beyond three months, protection against severe forms of the disease remains significant, according to the latest data from the Directorate of Research, Studies, Evaluation and Statistics (dress)[1]. In people aged 40 and … Read more

a new vaccine produced by plants!

A research team succeeded in producing the glycoprotein Spike of the coronavirus in Plant and combined it with a adjuvant named AS03 to form their vaccine candidate. To test its efficacy and safety, an international phase III randomized controlled trial placebo was conducted in 85 centres. Their results were published in the prestigious journal The … Read more

23 new deaths attributable to COVID

Quebec has counted 23 new deaths attributable to the coronavirus as well as a marked drop in hospitalizations with 2,326 in hospitals in the province, including 85 patients in intensive care. THE SITUATION IN QUEBEC AS OF APRIL 28, 2022 – 1,039,426 people infected (+1,768)* – 14,951 deaths (+23) – 2326 people hospitalized *191 entries … Read more

COVID-19: the promise of new vaccines targeting T cells

Vaccines against COVID-19 do an excellent job of preventing most people from developing a severe form of the disease, but they lack efficacy for those with compromised immune systems. In healthy subjects, the functioning of current vaccines is based on the production of antibodies which bind to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and prevent it from infecting … Read more

Covid long, the steep road to recovery

How much longer will this last? When this question torments her, Gwendoline Rodriguez makes sure to sweep it away, “so as not to be depressed”. Since being hospitalized for Covid in April 2021, this 34-year-old mother has “the impression of living in the body of an old lady”. “I, who used to be the type … Read more

ComPaRe Covid long follows the evolution of symptoms over 1 year

Paris, France – About 10% of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have symptoms that last over time. How does the Covid evolve over time? Which symptoms disappear or lessen? On the contrary, are there any that appear? By analyzing data from 968 patients from the long ComPaRe Covid cohort French researchers from the University of Paris … Read more