Tiger mosquito: Occitania on red alert, but should we really be worried about the risk of tropical diseases?

Faced with the proliferation of the tiger mosquito, the departments of Occitania are in the red, just like many other departments of Metropolitan France. But what does this alert really mean and what do the figures from previous years say about the number of Dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika contamination? You have certainly noticed that … Read more

Health | The question: how to protect yourself from the tiger mosquito?

According to Vigilance Moustiques, 64 French departments, or 67% of the metropolitan territory, are currently placed on red alert, synonymous with the establishment and activity of the insect. “In Paca, as the Regional Health Agency (Ars) points out, more than 62% of municipalities are colonized by the tiger mosquito and 97% of the population lives … Read more

Health | The question: how to protect yourself from the tiger mosquito?

According to Vigilance Moustiques, 64 French departments, or 67% of the metropolitan territory, are currently placed on red alert, synonymous with the establishment and activity of the insect. “In Paca, as the Regional Health Agency (Ars) points out, more than 62% of municipalities are colonized by the tiger mosquito and 97% of the population lives … Read more

the benefit of aspirin questioned

DECRYPTION – In primary prevention, that is to say before the occurrence of a cardiovascular incident, the risk is real. Many patients are still prescribed it, and yet… Taking low-dose aspirin every day to avoid a possible myocardial infarction or stroke is useless, even dangerous. The mass is said: the very influential American learned society, … Read more

The Vigilance Moustiques site has placed more than 60 metropolitan departments on red alert against the tiger mosquito – It can carry tropical diseases such as dengue fever, chikungunya or the Zika virus

The Vigilance Moustiques site has placed more than 60 metropolitan departments on red alert against the tiger mosquito, which means that the species is “established and active” in the regions concerned. The tiger mosquito can carry tropical diseases such as dengue fever, chikungunya or the Zika virus. According to the Vigilance Moustiques map, a large … Read more

Covid – Omicron: contagious for more than 10 days with the XE variant, should the isolation rules be changed?

Currently, a vaccinated must isolate themselves for 7 days in the event of a positive test. But the XE variant that threatens Europe stays longer in the body. After Omicronand BA.2here is the XE variant. A recombinant of two strains of Omicron – BA.1 and BA.2 – advertised as “10% more contagious” than its predecessor. … Read more

Does vaccination protect against long Covid?

D30. J60. J90. Two years ago, at the start of the pandemic, the first testimonies of people infected with the coronavirus still feeling symptoms of the disease several weeks after contracting the coronavirus multiplied on social networks. Often young patients, who initially developed a mild to moderate form of the virus and whose persistent illness … Read more