United States: the pandemic has caused a record of overdose deaths

SIDE EFFECTS – According to preliminary data from the annual report on drug use in the United States, carried out by health authorities and released on Wednesday, the overdose death rate in the country has never been so high. This increase in the number of victims is directly linked to the pandemic. C.A. – 2021-07-15T15:58:52.091+02:00 […]

Vaccination of children: the UN warns of a risk of “absolute catastrophe”

RELIEF – For the UN, the situation is catastrophic. In many countries, the fight against Covid-19 has completely erased the fight against serious childhood illnesses, running the risk of new epidemics. Like the WHO, she insists on the importance of vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis in particular. LCI editorial staff – 2021-07-15T11:58:27.635+02:00 As many […]

United States: in Maryland, in June, all Covid-19 deaths were unvaccinated

The effectiveness of vaccination has been proven in Maryland. According to the Washington Post, official data shows that in June, in this northeastern US state, none of the people who died from Covid-19 in June were vaccinated. In other words: all the people who died from the disease had not received the serum. Likewise, of […]

Covid-19: how to explain the epidemic outbreak in Moscow?

CORONAVIRUS – For the second day in a row, the Russian capital and its more than twelve million inhabitants are seeing the Covid-19 epidemic start again. The weak vaccination and the impact of the Delta variant would be to blame. The editorial staff of LCI (with AFP) – 2021-06-19T17:43:34.845+02:00 The Moscow summer does not stop […]

LIVE – Covid-19: first night without curfew after 245 days of restrictions

THE “MINORITY” DELTA VARIANT BUT GROWING IN FRANCE The Delta variant of the coronavirus, responsible in particular for a rebound in contaminations in the United Kingdom, is still very “in the minority” in France, but in “increase” in surveillance data, Public Health France indicated on Friday. During a “flash investigation” of sequencing carried out on […]

LIVE – Covid-19: first night without curfew after 245 days of restrictions

THE “MINORITY” DELTA VARIANT BUT GROWING IN FRANCE The Delta variant of the coronavirus, responsible in particular for a rebound in contaminations in the United Kingdom, is still very “in the minority” in France, but in “increase” in surveillance data, Public Health France indicated on Friday. During a “flash investigation” of sequencing carried out on […]

Alpha, beta, gamma … why have the Covid-19 variants changed their names?

Break away from the scientific names of variants, and no longer use discriminating names. These are the objectives of the WHO, which has decided to give names of Greek letters to the variants of Covid-19. The idea is to have names “easy to pronounce and remember”, but also to prevent the general public and the […]

LIVE – Covid-19: “The next 15 days are crucial” to spend “a quiet summer”

PFIZER: “SLIGHTLY REDUCED” EFFICIENCY FACING THE INDIAN VARIANT The Pfizer vaccine produces antibodies which are capable of neutralizing the Indian variant of the coronavirus, however with “slightly reduced efficiency” in the laboratory, according to a study by the Institut Pasteur. In people vaccinated with two doses of the Pfizer vaccine, the antibodies present in their […]