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Avian flu has not taken a vacation, fall under tension in farms

No respite for poultry farmers: the ravages of avian flu in wildlife pose a heavy threat to farms that did not have time to digest the previous episode. “Everyone is on high alert,” said Yves-Marie Beaudet, president of the egg interprofession (CNPO), Wednesday during a press conference. Poultry professionals are still stunned by the episode …

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Classic anti-Covid vaccines are not “obsolete”, say the authorities

The arrival of anti-Covid vaccines adapted to the variants in circulation does not make their predecessors “obsolete”, assured the Ministry of Health on Wednesday, admitting however that it would be better to receive an updated version within the framework of the current campaign of reminder. “The classic vaccines, they are not obsolete (and) remain effective, …

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Several regions already threatened by bronchiolitis

Several French regions are threatened with an epidemic of bronchiolitis, a respiratory disease that affects babies and can sometimes lead them to hospital, a rather early situation compared to usual, health authorities announced on Wednesday. The last few days have been marked by the “continuation of the increase in the monitoring indicators of bronchiolitis in …

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Ebola outbreak in Uganda: with the death of a health worker, the death toll rises to 10 dead

A health worker died of Ebola on Wednesday in Uganda, bringing to ten the number of people who have died from the virus in the past two weeks and the announcement by the authorities of the presence of an “epidemic” in the center of the country, a said the Ugandan Minister of Health. Ebola virus …

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First autochthonous case of dengue detected in Corsica, announces the ARS

“A first autochthonous case of dengue” in Corsica was reported Tuesday by the Regional Health Agency (ARS) of the island in a press release, after several cases identified in Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur and Occitanie. An “autochthonous” case means that it is caused by the bite of a tiger mosquito infected with the virus on the territory and …

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Health studies: the government recognizes “points for improvement”

The government does not want “reform of the reform” but recognizes that there are still “points to clarify and improve” in the new organization of health studies, the Minister of Higher Education and Research said on Thursday. . “The impasse of students repeating a year without success at PACES is over”, greeted Sylvie Retailleau during …

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Covid-19: every infected person carries several variants

Be careful, one variant can hide another! The sequencing of the virus around the world has made it possible to highlight the evolution of the coronavirus and the emergence of new variants which have followed one another since the start of the pandemic. However, these sequences generally only show the most numerous sequence in an …

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