A new virus, Langya, identified in China, dozens of cases

Several dozen people in China have contracted a new virus, called Langya, of animal origin, according to scientists who rule out at this stage the risk of human-to-human transmission. The Langya henipavirus (LayV) virus causes symptoms in humans such as fever, fatigue, cough, nausea and headache. Read alsoMonkey pox: our answers on the origin of … Read more

Facial herpes, a virus possibly 5000 years old

The modern strain of the facial herpes virus, which causes cold sores, dates back around 5,000 years, according to the authors of a recent study. “We were able to determine that the variations of the modern strains all date back to some time in the late Neolithic, early Bronze Age“, explained Christiana Scheib, co-lead author … Read more

the government will mobilize “additional arms” to vaccinate

The town hall of Paris called on Monday for “emergency measures” from the state to obtain more doses and personnel vaccinating against this disease. A specific vaccination center opens this Tuesday in the capital. The government announced on Monday July 25 to mobilize “extra armsto vaccinate against monkeypox, at a time when elected officials and … Read more

women affected by menstrual disorders invited to declare them

Women affected by menstrual disorders that appeared after vaccination against Covid-19 are invited to declare them, the Medicines Agency (ANSM) said on Tuesday July 19, in a context of uncertainty about a direct link between vaccines and these troubles. Menstrual disorders declared after vaccination with an mRNA vaccine, namely those of Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, have … Read more

a draft profile of patients, according to the WHO

A first portrait of patients affected by the current outbreak of monkeypox cases is emerging, according to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO). The most common profile is that of a man under 40, living in Europe, having sex with men, with rashes all over his body and fever. This is only a crude … Read more

Tesla stumbles on Wall Street after reports of possible workforce cut

Saying to have “a super bad feeling about the economy”his boss Elon Musk would have mentioned in an e-mail the need to cut 10,000 jobs. Shares of electric car maker Tesla fell on Wall Street on Friday (June 3) after news reports of an email from Elon Musk mentioning the need to cut the company’s … Read more

Alopecia drug approved in the United States

The American Medicines Agency (FDA) authorized on Monday June 13 a drug against a severe form of alopecia, a disease causing hair loss or body hair and affecting more than 300,000 people each year in the United States. Read alsoAlopecia: hair loss affects many women Baricitinib is the first oral tablet to fight this condition, … Read more

A surgeon grafted an ear implant printed from human cells

An American medical team announced on Thursday June 2 that it had for the first time grafted a human ear implant created from the cells of the treated patient and using a 3D printer, a procedure which should be able to help people suffering a rare birth defect. Read alsoHow virtual reality is transforming medical … Read more

Ardian takes a stake in insurance broker Odealim

The management company Ardian joins the American fund TA Associates in the capital of the French insurance broker Odealim, specializing in the real estate market, she announced on Wednesday. Read alsoThe investment fund Ardian acquires the Italian Biofarma Group This investment in equal shares between the two main shareholders “will enable the company to move … Read more

a first case diagnosed in Lyon?

The first case identified last week is a 29-year-old man, living in Île-de-France, with no history of travel to a country where the virus is circulating. Two other patients have since been diagnosed, without their place of residence being specified. According to France 3, one of these two patients was taken care of on Sunday … Read more