UN summit to draw attention to tuberculosis

The level of transmission of Covid-19 is “alarming” in Europe, said Thursday the World Health Organization, which is also concerned about the quarantine shortening decided or envisaged in several countries, including France. “The September figures should serve as an alarm for all of us” across Europe, where the number of new cases is now higher […]

Insecurity and Ebola plague the economy in Beni

In Béni, in eastern DRC, security instability and the Ebola virus epidemic are marring the economic fabric of the North Kivu region. Shaken for four years by massacres of civilians, the North Kivu region has seen its fields less and less frequented. The Federation of Congo Businesses and local civil societyask the government to reduce […]

Do not let your guard down, despite progress against AIDS

More money, prevention and less repression of populations at risk: these messages will be hammered out from Monday in Amsterdam during the International AIDS Conference, to avoid a rebound in this epidemic which has killed 35 million people . Celebrities like Prince Harry, actress Charlize Theron or singer Elton John – as well as 15,000 […]

Global warming and globalization are the bedrock of tropical diseases in Europe

Chikungunya in Italy, dengue on the French Riviera … And one day in Scandinavia? Europe must prepare for epidemics hitherto reserved for tropical regions, warn researchers, even if the pace and scale of this expansion remain difficult to predict. “Encouraged by climate change, travel and international trade, epidemics of vector-borne diseases (transmitted by insects such […]

In addition to Ebola, the DRC affected by cholera and measles epidemics

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is affected by epidemics of cholera and measles, in addition to Ebola which has already killed more than 500 people in six months, the United Nations team in the country announced on Wednesday. In the space of a month, more than 50 people died of cholera in three provinces […]

Discovery of an effective antibiotic against resistant bacteria

Pulsive and without much inspiration, the Blues still managed their comeback after ten months of absence thanks to Kylian Mbappé, Saturday in Sweden (1-0) during a meeting marked by the erased return of Adrien Rabiot. Between Tirana and Solna, there are nearly 3,000 km but above all a chasm of 293 days since the last […]

two doctors suspended in India

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovar Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti on Thursday began a White House summit, which wants to promote “economic normalization” between the two Balkan countries at the heart of one of the thorniest European territorial disputes “The United States is ready to facilitate economic normalization,” said Robert O’Brien, Donald Trump’s national security […]

research focused on a cure for HIV

The International AIDS Society on Monday unveiled the priority lines of research aimed at curing the infection, rather than improving antiretrovirals. In 2012, the International AIDS Society (IAS) unveiled a roadmap calling for advancing research to cure the contamination of the AIDS virus, HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). She then noted that it was not possible […]

Measles kills less than 100,000 people for the first time

The United States is approaching the threshold of 6 million coronavirus contaminations on Monday morning, an epidemic that has infected more than 25 million people in total around the world, where easing measures alongside those of restrictions. Some 5,993,668 have contracted the virus and 183,034 have died from it in the United States on Monday […]