Polio is Rising Again, How come?

Jakarta – Poliovirus is a virus that belongs to the Human Enterovirus group which replicates in the intestine and is excreted in the feces. As we know that parents are recommended by the government to immunize their children against polio. However, in fact Indonesia is included in the high risk criteria for polio because of […]

contamination on the rise, several regions in a “pre-epidemic” situation

Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Île-de-France and Normandy have entered the “pre-epidemic” flu phase, Public Health France announced on Wednesday 23 November. These regions are in addition to Brittany and the overseas departments and regions, where the virus has been raging for several weeks. It means that the number of sick people is on the rise […]

High blood pressure increases the risk of a severe course in infections with SARS-CoV-2, Universitätsklinikum Mannheim GmbH, press release

Patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 who suffer from high blood pressure (hypertension) have a significantly higher risk of a severe course of the virus disease than patients with normal blood pressure. One reason for the unfavorable courses compared to the normal population seems to be peculiarities in the immune system of the respiratory system. A study […]

Green light for vaccines in pharmacies

Soon it will be possible to go to Pharmacy for the administration of the anti-Covid-19 and anti-flu vaccines for the 2022/2023 season. The Friuli Venezia Giulia regional council has approved the specific resolution, the result of an agreement between the Region, Federfarma Fvg and associations representing local pharmacies. There will, therefore, be the possibility of […]

Breakthrough discovery by scientists: Vaccination against covid also helps with other diseases

Scientists from Germany and China were interested in the effectiveness of nasopharyngeal cancer treatment. Their research brought important findings about patients vaccinated against covid-19. Apparently, the vaccine can activate some immune cells, which then attack the tumor. When treating patients with nasopharyngeal cancer, it is crucial that their immune system is activated against the tumor. […]

US government creates cancer vaccine that gives good results in test with guinea pigs

The vaccine was able to induce and increase the production of defense T cells, acting in the fight against the tumor. (Photo: Freepik) An experimental therapeutic vaccine against cancer showed positive responses in the immune system of mice, which had significant tumor regression, according to research by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases […]

Repeated Covid infections multiply risk of health problems, study finds

One of the largest studies on re-infections with the covid-19 virus reveals that people infected more than once are more likely to have a series of serious health problems than those who have not been infected only once. Repeat infections have increased as the virus mutatedbut the long-term health effects of these re-infections remained unclear […]

More babies with RS virus in hospital than thought, vaccination imminent

NOS/Jeroen van Eijndhoven NOS News•today, 11:18 One in 56 babies in Europe is hospitalized with the RS virus during the first year of life, according to research by UMC Utrecht. This is more than initially thought. Pediatrician infectious disease specialist Louis Bont was in charge of this study and was surprised by the numbers. “Five […]

Dengue Vaccine Ready for Approval in Indonesia; fear for safety

A vaccine to prevent dengue infection, a mosquito-borne disease that kills 20,000 people a year, is set to launch in Indonesia next yearbut the decision is causing controversy, as some researchers say they have overlooked major security concerns. The vaccine, called Qdenga and developed by the pharmaceutical company Takedais particularly significant because it is the […]