The possibility of a “4th dose” or combination vaccine being evaluated in China (Gao Fu, head of China CDC)

In an online interview broadcast live on Sunday, Gao Fu, head of the Chinese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), claimed that upgrading vaccines would be the next step in the global scientific response to COVID-19. 19. Whether China will launch a “fourth dose” of the vaccine or promote a mixed vaccination is … Read more

40,000 COVID-19 deaths in Canada

To date, the COVID-19 pandemic has claimed more than 40,000 lives in Canada. That’s almost as many as the number of soldiers here who perished in World War II. It is also as if all the residents of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Timmins, Ontario, or even Boucherville, Quebec had died. A tragedy in 6 waves … Read more

“The policy of the public authorities is not offensive enough”

The latest WHO report, published on Tuesday, warns of an “epidemic” of overweight and obesity in Europe, especially after the health crisis. Faced with a scourge that concerns more than half of European adults, the League against Obesity in France calls on the French and European public authorities to take more offensive action on obesogenic … Read more

Covid-19. Incubation, contagiousness, symptoms: what have the Omicron variants changed?

“How long can you stay contagious if you are positive for a variant of Omicron? » The question is posed to us by Isabelle. The question of the duration of contagiousness has been regularly asked to us since the appearance of Covid-19. Just like the symptoms. While the epidemic is still running in our country, … Read more

Covid-19. Omicron: first cases of BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants detected in France

Two new sub-lines of Omicron, BA.4 and BA.5, were identified in early April and are subject to enhanced surveillance, based on their genetic profile, announces Public Health France in its latest analysis of risk on emerging variants of SARS-CoV-2, published this week. This now brings to five the number of sub-lineages to date of the … Read more

Covid long: persistent symptoms months after the first wave | Newsroom

Sorry, this article is only available in English. Participants completed several questionnaires about their symptoms © Adobe Stock Several months after being infected with SARS-CoV-2, symptoms persist in some patients. We are talking about a long Covid or a “post-Covid” state. Still poorly understood, this phenomenon is now carefully studied by scientists in order to … Read more

Covid long: persistent symptoms months after the first wave | Press room

Participants completed several questionnaires about their symptoms © Adobe Stock Several months after being infected with SARS-CoV-2, symptoms persist in some patients. We are talking about a long Covid or a “post-Covid” state. Still poorly understood, this phenomenon is now carefully studied by scientists in order to enrich knowledge on the subject and to offer … Read more

Covid-19. Why is the number of reinfections exploding in France? We help you see more clearly

“I had Covid-19 on March 5, 2022, can I catch it a second time immediately? » This question is posed to us by Brigitte. West France answers you. Since December 2021 and the distribution of the Omicron variant in France, the frequency of possible reinfections with Covid-19 has increased markedly. If the risk of reinfection … Read more

Covid-19. Why is the number of reinfections exploding in France? We help you see more clearly

“I had Covid-19 on March 5, 2022, can I catch it a second time immediately? » This question is posed to us by Brigitte. West France answers you. Since December 2021 and the distribution of the Omicron variant in France, the frequency of possible reinfections with Covid-19 has increased markedly. If the risk of reinfection … Read more