What you need to know about the Merck pill, a promising drug against Covid

RESEARCH – On a sample of 775 patients, the antiviral developed by the Merck laboratory has allowed hospitalizations to be halved. The European Medicines Agency is considering authorizing it in the EU. CQ – 2021-10-05T23:27:29.057+02:00 After the more than encouraging results unveiled Friday, October 1 by the American laboratory Merck of a drug against the […]

The (rich) paycheck of GPs

The general practitioner is one of the main figures of the national health system but above all the closest to the population. There are almost 44 thousand of these doctors who deal directly, on a daily basis and on the territory with the control of the health of Italians. In fact, under the responsibility of […]

Tec medical student obtains international fellowship

Hillary Ayala Garza, a fifth-year student at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (EMCS) of Tec de Monterrey, obtained the Millennium Fellowship for the semester of August-November 2021. The Millennium Fellowship is a semester-long leadership development program organized by the Academic Impact of the United Nations and the Millennium Campus Network (MCN). This program […]

Corona current: Spahn sits vaccination week as a success – politics

Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn drew a positive balance of the week of action on vaccination against the corona virus. “In the week of action we managed a total of around 500,000 of the important first vaccinations, about half of which is likely to be due to actions,” said the CDU politician to the […]

Corona current: Italy tightened vaccination rules – politics

In the future, Italy will be the first country in Europe to require all employees in the private and public sector to have vaccinations or negative corona tests in order to carry out their work. The government of Prime Minister Mario Draghi decided to extensively expand the Green Pass. Those who cannot show a certificate […]

Pulsed light hair removal: why health authorities are concerned

ALERT – The National Health Security Agency (Anses) is concerned about the lack of supervision around the sale of devices allowing hair removal with flash lamps, while this technique is no longer reserved only for doctors . LCI editorial staff – 2021-09-13T09:52:00.000+02:00 In vogue since the 2000s, hair removal by pulsed light (IPL), or flash […]

Third recommended dose for immunocompromised people in Canada

The National Advisory Council on Immunization (NACI) made new recommendations on Friday for the administration of a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine, which will allow immunocompromised individuals to “generate an increased immune response.” • Read also: LIVE | The latest developments on the coronavirus • Read also: Overview of the vaccine obligation in the world […]

How and where to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in Delaware

A health worker prepares the vaccine against COVID-19 in Christiana Hospital of Newark.JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images (Some links in English) In English | Who can get the vaccine today? People 12 years of age or older. The third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines has been recommended for certain people with weak immune […]

Incidence rises to 84.3 – policy

The Robert Koch Institute reports 4749 new positive tests. That is 190 more than on Monday a week ago, when 4559 new infections were reported. The seven-day incidence rises to 84.3 from 83.1 the previous day. Eight other people died related to the virus. This increases the number of all deaths reported since the start […]