Why is the anti-Covid pill so little used in France?

Advised to people at risk of severe form, Paxlovir has only been prescribed to 20,000 patients, according to Health Insurance. IPA/IPA/Sipa USA via Reuters Connect DECRYPTION – The Paxlovid nevertheless benefits from sufficient stocks and real medical efficiency. Six months after its authorisation, Paxlovid remains very little used. The effectiveness of the only antiviral authorized … Read more

Covid-19 vaccine: does the booster dose “considerably prolong the duration of the infection”?

First of all, note that the article in question is not a study strictly speaking, but a correspondence. In it, a team from Massachusetts General Hospital, an establishment attached to the prestigious Harvard Medical School in Boston, carried out PCRs for two weeks and cultured the samples from 66 patients with Covid-19. The data collected … Read more

the second reminder extended to pregnant women and people at risk

Following the advice of scientific authorities, the government is extending the administration of a second booster dose in an “epidemiological context which remains worrying”. The government has decided to extend the administration of a second booster dose of the anti-Covid vaccine to pregnant women, to people under 60 years of age.at risk» and to those … Read more

outbreaks of viruses hidden in the intestines responsible for the persistence of symptoms?

Long Covid is the long-term consequence of an acute infection with SARS-CoV-2. A long and disabling disease, it is difficult for doctors to diagnose due to the great diversity of symptoms experienced by patients. The scientific community is looking for biomarkers that could make it easier for doctors to identify people with long Covid. A … Read more

Three questions about the Franco-Austrian Valneva vaccine, which has just been authorized by the EU

The laboratory, based in Nantes, had carried out the first human trials of its vaccine candidate in December 2021. It is now the first serum approved in Europe using traditional inactivated virus technology, a more traditional technology than that of the virus. messenger RNA. “It’s a technology that’s been used for over 70 years for … Read more

Do studies cited in an article in “Midi Libre” prove the dangerousness of messenger RNA vaccines? – Liberation

Question asked by Adrien on June 25, 2022. You ask us about an article published on the morning of June 25 on the website of the Free lunchwhose title was: “Pfizer, Moderna, Astra Zeneca: anti-Covid vaccines increase cardiovascular risks in young people.” This was widely shared on social networks, in particular by Florian Philippot, Francois … Read more

The long Covid, a new chronic disease

By Anne Prigent Posted yesterday at 9:29 p.m., Update yesterday at 9:32 p.m. The World Health Organization estimates that a quarter of people infected with Sars-CoV-2 have symptoms that persist for more than a month, and that at least one in ten is still sick after three months. Angie Wheeler/Cavan Images – stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – … Read more

what do we know about the new variants, responsible for the epidemic resumption?

FOCUS- Coming from South Africa, they are derivatives of Omicron with the names of BA.4 and BA.5. “Contamination increases, acknowledged Olivia Grégoire, government spokesperson, on June 23 on France Info. We are attentive and vigilant.” The day before, Emmanuel Macron said “do not rule out new emergency measures on the epidemic“, while the period of … Read more

deeptech ambitions, cutting edge technology, vs metaverse illusion

Deeptech, that is to say innovations from the world of scientific research, is taking more and more space in major innovation fairs such as VivaTech, which takes place in Paris until June 18 . Interest in this branch of tech has grown since the Covid-19 pandemic. It appears more and more as a major issue … Read more