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Dengue fever: we are approaching 10,000 cumulative cases

The dengue epidemic appears to be stabilizing in Guadeloupe and Saint Martin. In Saint-Barthélémy, the situation is getting worse. During 6 weeks, a stabilization of the number of clinically suggestive cases of dengue is observed in medical consultation in our archipelago, with an average of one hundred cases calculated each week, indicating the last epidemiological point. This estimate still remains …

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Toulouse. Covid Brigade: virus, where are you?

the essential The purpose of the Health Insurance Contact Covid platform is to detect SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. At CPAM 31, approximately 20 people take turns each day looking for people in contact with Covid-19 patients and inviting them for testing. It’s called Covid Brigade. Its members – soon soon sixty for all Occitania investigators. Agents in CPAM (Primary Care Insurance Fund), …

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Testing a vaccine against the elderly and colored people is crucial, the expert insists

© LP / Arnaud Journois Eight out of ten deaths affect people over the age of 65. (drawing) It is impossible to know the true effectiveness of a coronavirus vaccine without extensive clinical trials with elderly and ethnic minorities, believes Dr. David Diemert, who oversees clinical trials for the Moderna laboratory. According to him, this issue is crucial, as Covid-19 …

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The dengue epidemic continues in Martinique

Dengue epidemiological surveillance indicators indicate the continuation of the epidemic in Martinique. The spatial distribution of biologically confirmed cases shows a very active viral circulation throughout the territory and especially within the municipalities in the center and northern part of the island. The south still remains affected by the epidemic, especially Diamant municipality. Martinique is currently in Phase 4 level …

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Lithium should be added to drinking water to prevent suicide, say researchers

According to a new study published in British Journal of Psychiatry, researchers suggest adding lithium to drinking water in an attempt to prevent suicide. They have actually found a link between lithium in drinking water and lower suicide levels. Right now, with suicide rates rising, especially among young people, a new study from Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) was …

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Hair loss may be one of the symptoms of COVID19 that 1/3 of those infected discovered, states a new study

Hair loss can be one of the symptoms of the coronavirus. This is the result of a study conducted on Facebook on 1,500 patients affected by Covid-19. The study was conducted by Professor Natalie Lambert of Indiana University and a group of coronavirus survivors, members of the Survivor Corps, reports the New York Post. One third of those surveyed saw …

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Covid-19: What if Russia’s vaccine surpasses US competitors?

Archive December 2018. Russian President Vladimir Poutin meets with Kirill A. Dmitriev, Head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF). The race for global supremacy is currently being played over covid-19 vaccines. Which country will be the first to take the magic pot to save humanity? The American company Moderna, the British University of Oxford in collaboration with the AstraZeneca …

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A single resident positive at the nursing home in Figeac, none at the hospital, after the 240 tests performed

Last night, the results of a massive screening of staff and residents at the Terrasses de Montviguier hospital in Figeac revealed a single case of coronavirus. This applies to one of the residents who was immediately placed in isolation.As for the targeted screening that was performed within one of the hospital centre’s services, it did not show any spread. So, …

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A new atypical symptom of the coronavirus detected by US doctors

Health 11:42 08.08.2020Short url A team of doctors in Chicago has discovered a new symptom of the coronavirus: persistent hiccups. They described the case of a 62-year-old patient who suffered from this condition for four days. According to American doctors, the coronavirus shows more and more atypical symptoms. Persistent hiccups are also one of the symptoms of coronavirus, doctors showed …

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