750 million genetically modified mosquitoes released in the United States

Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 6:07 PM – A veritable hordes of genetically modified mosquitoes will be released in the United States, with the aim of reducing the transmission of certain diseases dangerous to humans. The states of Texas and Florida are targeted. The insects will therefore be introduced gradually over a period of about […]

Day of the overtaking: the Earth now lives “on credit”

Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 11:12 am – This Saturday, August 22, humanity will have exhausted the natural resources that the Earth can produce in one year. This famous Overshoot Day occurs three weeks later than in 2019. It was indeed July 29, last year, that we reached this threshold. It is also the first […]

Earth reportedly experienced hottest temperature on record

Monday, August 17, 2020 at 12:35 PM – Earth may have experienced its hottest temperature on record. It was 54.4 ° C in Death Valley, United States (part of a desert in California). Furnace Creek reports its highest peak in over 100 years. The Earth is heating up, it is no longer a secret. Some […]

End of the heat wave alert in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

We breathe a little better in the region. Meteo France raised vigilance orange heat wave this Thursday afternoon, in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, as elsewhere in France. Ain, Isère and Rhône have passed again in yellow vigilance. The same goes for Saône-et-Loire in Burgundy. The other departments are in green. However, the hot weather gives way storms. The […]

Invima alert for risk of KN95 masks with factory defect

Invima issued an alert last Thursday about the imported mask KN95 Putian Zhongjin Shoes Co Ltd, because it presents risks of “mask collapse”, “difficulties in breathing” and “adverse events on patients”. The design error was detected by the importer himself and “for this reason it requested to withdraw the product from the market.” In this […]

Two earthquakes have occurred in the American West, including one of 7.8

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 5:35 PM – A severe 7.8 earthquake was felt hundreds of kilometers from the epicenter. A major earthquake has occurred off the US West Coast in the Gulf of Alaska. The epicenter is 800 kilometers southwest of Anchorage at a depth of 28 kilometers. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake was felt […]

Ministry of Health: Beware of Dengue during the Covid-19 Pandemic Period

illustration of dengue fever. © 2016 Merdeka.com Merdeka.com – Dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) has become a routine illness that occurs every year. Usually after the rainy season ends. When the virus was spread through the mosquito Aides began to attack. DHF certainly cannot be underestimated. Especially in the middle of a Covid pandemic like this. […]

Legal Medicine issues early warning for femicides

The National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences issued an early warning for more than 15 thousand cases in which women are at extreme risk of being victims of femicides, according to data collected from 2013 to the current year. The risk assessment was made by a group of experts in Legal Medicine, based […]