Up to 10 IQ loss points…: what the Covid can really do to the brain

A patient affected by Covid-19 who is about to undergo a CT scan. ©Ludovic Marin / AFP Neurological impact British researchers have studied the consequences of severe forms of Covid on the brain. According to this study from the University of Cambridge, persistent cognitive deficits were found, leading to an effect identical to aging from … Read more

COVID killed between 13 and 17 million at the end of 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic was responsible for the death of 13 to 17 million people at the end of 2021, far more than the official death toll, according to a new WHO estimate released Thursday. These highly anticipated figures give a more realistic idea of ​​the devastating effects – including indirect ones – of the worst … Read more

Why will the next pandemic be linked to global warming?

A new study explains how the joint migration of animals and humans, linked to global warming, will trigger new pandemics. You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Wild animals in the face of global warming Even very slight changes in climate can strongly affect the biodiversity of an area, and even lead to the disappearance … Read more

Parliamentary debate in Quebec on the pandemic: the ruling class is putting profits before lives

Quebec having abruptly lifted in the space of a few weeks in February and March almost all public health measuresaimed at mitigating the impact of COVID-19Canada’s second most populous province is currently going through a sixth waveinfections and deaths, which is caused by the highly contagious Omicron BA.2 variant. Healthcare workers demonstrate against inhumane working … 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

Bacteriophages, viruses that could save millions of lives

It may seem strange during a pandemic that has killed millions and turned the world upside down, but a certain type of virus, bacteriophages, could save just as many lives. Georgia, a small country in the Caucasus, is at the forefront of research on bacterial resistance to antibiotics. Long overlooked in the West, bacteriophages, or … Read more