From October, you can get vaccinated against the flu and COVID-19 at the same time

Quebec is advancing its annual flu vaccination campaign by a month in order to combine it with that against COVID-19. From October 1, you can receive both injections at the same time. Quebec health authorities have been stepping up their COVID-19 vaccination efforts for the past few weeks in anticipation of the fall. They estimate … Read more

Everything you need to know about the new bivalent BA.1 vaccine

Canada has approved a first bivalent vaccine adapted to the BA.1 variant which hit the world earlier this year. It has been administered as a booster dose in Quebec since the beginning of September. Here’s what you need to know about this new vaccine, as the World Health Organization (WHO) hints at the end of … Read more

Polio and childhood diseases: are our children well vaccinated?

The return of poliomyelitis in the United Kingdom and in New York State has raised the fears of many parents who thought this disease was wiped off the map. Should we be concerned about the reappearance of other childhood illnesses that were virtually eliminated, such as measles? What about vaccinating our children? Contrary to what … Read more

Simplified appointment management on Clic Santé

Clic Santé is now more than vaccines against COVID-19 and blood samples. The platform now allows you to make appointments for nearly 200 health services and manage your consultations and those of your loved ones from a personal account. Each user who creates his personal account on Clic Santé has access to the list of … Read more

Fishing nets in your phone

Samsung’s future phones that were unveiled this week, starting with the Galaxy S22, will incorporate recycled plastic from fishing nets scavenged from the sea. It’s a step in the right direction, but the marathon is a long way off. to be finished. About 640,000 tons of fishing nets are abandoned annually in the seas. However, … Read more