Covid-19: the Court of Justice of the Republic dismisses nearly 20,000 standard complaints filed against ministers

Covid 19 the Court of Justice of the Republic dismisses nearly

Several complaints were aimed at Jean Castex and Jean-Michel Blanquer for “extortion”, arguing that “due to the regulations relating to the health pass” they exercised “a moral constraint” to “force the French to be vaccinated”. In the photo, protesters opposed to the vaccine pass, in Paris, January 8, 2022. ADRIENNE SURPRISING / AP The Court … Read more

Covid-19: “Wearing an FFP2 mask can give a false sense of security”

Covid 19 Wearing an FFP2 mask can give a false sense

Tribune. The considerable number of infections with the Omicron variant shows how much protection against its transmission must be reinforced. We, specialists in the prevention of infectious risks, regret that the debate is focused on the type of surgical mask or FFP2, at the expense of other protective measures which are however those most often … Read more

Covid-19: tests, golden business for pharmacies

Covid 19 tests golden business for pharmacies

In a pharmacy in Briançon (Hautes-Alpes), January 4. THIBAUT DURAND / HANS LUCAS VIA AFP The lull will have been brief. After the summer 2021 rush on tests, then driven by the rebound of the Covid-19 epidemic in France due to the Delta variant and the implementation of the health pass, the queues reappeared in … Read more

Faced with Covid-19, the risk of setbacks

Faced with Covid 19 the risk of setbacks

Editorial of the “World”. The closer the presidential deadline approaches, the more the management of the Covid-19 epidemic takes on acrobatic looks. For two years, Emmanuel Macron can boast of having made good decisions. Opening schools when so many other countries kept them closed remains to his credit. As well as the decision taken, in … Read more

Against Covid-19, the permanent quest for new molecules

Against Covid 19 the permanent quest for new molecules

The Paxlovid pill developed by the Pfizer laboratory is the first anti-Covid-19 treatment to be taken orally out of hospital in France. DPA/PHOTONONSTOP Evusheld, Xevudy and now Paxlovid, a pill available in pharmacies… The announcements of the arrival of new drugs against Covid-19 have followed one another in recent weeks, while others previously used have … Read more

Covid-19: how new antivirals fight against SARS-CoV-2 infection

Covid 19 how new antivirals fight against SARS CoV 2 infection

By Gary Dagorn Posted today at 2:00 p.m., updated at 3:08 p.m. Reserved for our subscribers DecryptionsAlong with Paxlovid, from Pfizer, authorized on January 21 by the HAS, several types of antivirals are being developed to treat symptomatic Covid-19. Here’s how they work. Friday January 21, the High Authority for Health (HAS) gave the green … Read more

Covid-19: Brazil postpones its famous carnival parades to April

Covid 19 Brazil postpones its famous carnival parades to April

The Brazilian parades at the sambadrome, in Rio de Janeiro, in February 2018. CARL DE SOUZA / AFP Carnival parades in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, scheduled for the end of February, have been postponed until April due to the new wave of Covid-19, authorities said on Friday (January 21st). The new scheduled date … Read more

Overwhelming pollution studies, citizen demonstrations, Covid-19… Cruise passengers in the storm

Overwhelming pollution studies citizen demonstrations Covid 19… Cruise passengers in the

The “Wonder of the Seas” cruise liner docked in the port of Marseille during a fine particle alert on January 15, 2022. GERARD BOTTINO / SOPA IMAGES / LIGHTROCKET VIA GETTY IMAGES The cruise has seen better days. Pretty much everyone leading up to June 2, 2019, when the giant of the seas MSC-Opera crashed … Read more

Covid-19: 20% of hospitalizations have a cause other than the virus

Covid 19 20 of hospitalizations have a cause other than the

In an intensive care unit at the Strasbourg University Hospital, January 13, 2022. JEAN-FRANCOIS BADIAS / AP More than 25,000 people declared to have Covid-19 are currently hospitalized in France. However, a significant portion of them are for reasons other than the effects of the disease. This bias, identified since the beginning of the epidemic … Read more

Covid-19: Brazil and Germany record an unprecedented number of cases since the start of the pandemic

Covid 19 Brazil and Germany record an unprecedented number of cases

The Covid-19 pandemic “is far from over”, the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday, January 18, warning against the idea that the Omicron variant is benign. Brazil, already one of the most bereaved countries in the world, recorded its highest rate of contamination in 24 hours. People wait to be … Read more

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