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Myopia epidemic: 5 prevention tips

A real epidemic Ophthalmologists are concerned about the surging growth of myopia worldwide, to the point of talking about a true epidemic. It is estimated that it could affect nearly 5 billion people by 2050, or half the world's population! In addition, specialists note that the age of onset ...

22
Feb
2022

Covid-19: is the 5th wave really the last one?

ss on January 15, 2022: 'a period of calm should open before us.' If some experts are confident and optimistic about the evolution of the Covid 19 epidemic in France, it is because the omicron variant is proving less dangerous than the previous delta variant. Still according to Alain Fischer: ...

17
Jan
2022

Monkeypox: should we be concerned?

According to health authorities, the cases reported in Europe are linked to transmission through mucous membranes during sexual relations. An epidemic easier to contain After the Covid-19 pandemic we have experienced since 2020, it is natural to fear that the scenario of a global epidemic wi ...

06
June
2022

Third dose of Covid vaccine: who is affected?

at the Third dose of Covid vaccine would become mandatory to maintain its health pass for a portion of the population. Due to the evolution of the epidemic in France and throughout Europe, the government has indeed decided to take new measures, particularly with regard to vaccination. To conti ...

15
Nov
2021

Prevention of bronchiolitis: adopt the right reflexes

ings) have cold symptoms, be sure to keep them away from the baby. 4- Limit contact with the outside world More generally, during a bronchiolitis epidemic like the current one, avoid taking your child to confined public places such as public transportation or shopping malls. Indeed, the RSV v ...

06
Dec
2021

The hydroalcoholic gel: history of an invention

as proven the usefulness of the hydroalcoholic gel even for the general public. Today, the infectiologist has another battle to fight against this epidemic. In particular, on June 25, 2020, he was appointed by Emmanuel Macron at the head of an independent mission to evaluate the management of the ...

05
Nov
2020

The Lyon Festival of Lights: a tradition since 1852

to Lyon's religious history. Since the Middle Ages, the city of Lyon has venerated the Virgin Mary, but it was more precisely in 1643, during a plague epidemic, that the city of Lyon placed itself under the protection of the Virgin. The notables, the aldermen of Lyon and the provost of the merch ...

13
Nov
2007

An algorithm to predict the spread of disease

isease networks and official proclamations to give its customers advance warning to avoid dangerous areas like Wuhan. Speed is important during an epidemic, and impetuous Chinese officials don't have a good track record of sharing information about disease, air pollution or natural disasters. But ...

30
Jan
2020

Angers: a magical and gourmet destination for Christmas

oming destination in all seasons, Angers traditionally organizes festivities during the Christmas period entitled Winter Suns. Due to the Covid-19 epidemic, this event had to be adapted this year. The program of the 2020 edition has been modified to adapt to the health situation. Several anima ...

16
Dec
2020

Covid: Is vaccination of children being considered in France?

n children's surroundings and in primary schools. This choice, which the French government has not yet made, would help avoid the emergence of new epidemic outbreaks and the emergence of new variants of the virus. However, the French Academy of Medicine has raised an ethical issue by stating t ...

22
Nov
2021

Covid 19: Understanding the new measures in 5 questions

21. The Minister of Health then announced that the vaccine booster was going to be extended to all adults to deal with the 5th wave of the Covid-19 epidemic. In practice, the booster injection more commonly known as the Third dose of vaccine, will be available for all adults aged 18 years and ...

26
Nov
2021

Covid vaccine: what is the difference between Pfizer and Moderna?

Why do I need a booster shot? Because of the Delta variant and the Omicron variant which is worrying the whole world, the 5th epidemic wave has arrived in France. To deal with the spike in cases, authorities have called on the French to get a booster dose, more commonly known as the Third dose o ...

14
Dec
2021

Ski resorts: what is the health protocol for winter 2021-2022?

The compulsory health pass from 12 years old Due to the deterioration of the epidemic situation in France, the health pass is mandatory in the ski resorts this winter. The health pass is officially required since December 4, 2021 for all people over 12 years and 2 months, including access to ski ...

14
Dec
2021

Travelling Solo: our recommendations for safe travel

Avoid risky areas This may seem like a no-brainer, but don't choose as your getaway destination countries at war, areas where the risk of kidnapping is high, places where armed militias rule... in short so-called high-risk countries and places. It goes without saying that this is not necessarily th ...

21
June
2022

Shortage of raw materials: beware, the composition of products may change

in products in short supply such as Sunflower oil with other ingredients, without having to replace the packaging. At the same time, the avian flu epidemic is causing supply difficulties for eggs and poultry. This is why the DGCCRF has authorized since the end of August 2022 the manufacturers of ...

13
Sep
2022

Travel: 5 good reasons to buy cancellation insurance

1- When you book a trip well in advance There are trips that we have been dreaming about for a long time and that we book several months in advance in order to benefit from better rates or because the date of the stay is linked to a specific event (a reunion with friends or a birthday). Unfortun ...

04
Oct
2022