October 20, 2021

Sars-CoV-2, the genetic oddity that fuels suspicion

DECRYPTION – If several scenarios are on the table, no argument allows to support one hypothesis or the other. It is a small succession of ...
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When labs create “super viruses”

DECRYPTION –The Covid-19 pandemic has brought risky “job gain” experiences to the fore. The story begins in 2011. A time when Sars-CoV-2 does not exist, ...
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Covid-19: aeration of enclosed spaces, a major stake in limiting the spread of the virus

DECRYPTION – For establishments that reopen this Wednesday, no obligation to equip themselves with carbon dioxide concentration measuring devices, a good indicator of air quality, ...
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Virus sequencing remains too slow and too limited in France

More ambitious variant surveillance is called for by experts. But the public authorities are sticking to their positions. The screening strategy implemented in France makes ...
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Covid self-tests finally arrive in France

DECRYPTION – Politicians and doctors regret that these devices are only available in pharmacies. From next Monday, it will be possible to obtain Covid self-tests ...
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Frédéric Keck: “Bats deserve to be protected”

INTERVIEW – The researcher coordinated a book on flying mammals, unfairly accused of being responsible for many epidemics, including that of Covid-19. Anthropologist and CNRS ...
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The flu, big absent from winter

DECRYPTION – The curfew, the wearing of masks and physical distancing seem to have prevented the circulation of the flu but also of other contagious ...
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In Italy 12,715 new cases and 421 deaths: the positivity rate drops to 4.3. Record of tampons

In Italy, at least since the beginning of the coronavirus epidemic 2,541,783 people (including recovered and dead) contracted the Sars-CoV-2 virus: i new cases I’m ...
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The new cases date back: 15,204. The deaths are 467. Positive rate at 5.2%: the latest bulletin

In Italy, at least since the beginning of the coronavirus epidemic 2,501,147 people (including recovered and dead) contracted the Sars-CoV-2 virus: i new cases I’m ...
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