The spread of respiratory viruses continues to decrease — Public Health Agency

The number of confirmed cases of covid-19 continues to decrease, also among residents at SÄBO and people with home care. The number of confirmed RSV and flu cases is also decreasing, as is the number of new intensive care patients with covid-19 and flu. The number of deaths from covid-19 or influenza continues to be … Read more

Viruses: Ancient specimens discovered in our DNA – what are they doing?

When we catch cold, it’s either from infectious viruses or bacteria. But our immune system usually kills the pathogens after a few days. However, it is also possible that a residual virus remains and lodges deep in your body. These are so-called human endogenous retroviruses (HERV), which make themselves comfortable in your DNA. Some of … Read more

Droppers keep haunting. It spreads viruses on Android

Droppers are most often spread through unofficial stores for the Android operating system, but they can also be spread through links on discussion forums and social networks. As a rule, they are implemented in the installation package of some legitimate program. They have only one job and that is to install more malicious code on … Read more

Epidemiologist: “Congestions from transport, kindergartens and schools favor the transmission of respiratory infections”

Specialists explain the return to the situation before the Covid-19 pandemic by the fact that people have stopped complying with preventive measures: wearing a mask, washing hands and maintaining social distance. Europa Liberă spoke with the epidemiologist Angela Paraschiv, head of the Epidemiology discipline at the “Nicolae Testemițanu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, about the … Read more

Respiratory viruses: better not to declare victory too quickly | Health | News | Le Nouvelliste

Without saying that everything is for the best, the circulation of the trio of respiratory viruses (COVID-19, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus) which has contributed to overloading Quebec emergency rooms in recent months has clearly decreased. Regional public health, however, believes that it is too early to claim victory.

Ginger infusion a delicious and effective solution against seasonal viruses

Ginger (Zingibere officinale) is a precious food for its multiple benefits: it reduces fatigue, has an anti-inflammatory effect, improves digestion, strengthens the immune system. Ginger infusions are a source of energy, because the root contains vitamins B, C and E, minerals, trace elements (magnesium, iron, potassium) and valuable antioxidants in the fight against free radicals. … Read more

They identify a key protein in the entry of certain viruses into cells

Scientists have identified a known cellular protein as a relevant factor for the entry of poxviruses into cells. Pathogens such as the one that causes the eradicated smallpox disease or the Monkeypox virus, which causes monkeypox, belong to this family of viruses. The finding could offer new targets for the development of antivirals. The work … Read more

the circulation of viruses slows down

The Covid-19, seasonal flu and bronchiolitis viruses are marking time in Côte-d’Or and Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. This is what the Regional Health Agency notes in its latest update on winter epidemics. Covid-19 still circulates a lot among vulnerable populations Regarding the coronavirus, the incidence rate in the general population is now below 100 positive cases per 100,000 … Read more

Discovered a new organism that feeds on viruses. Pregliasco: “Turn our knowledge upside down, in 10 years we will defeat viruses, including Covid”

To eradicate viruses, perhaps the best solution is to feed them? It could be the synthesis of the discovery made by the professor’s studies John DeLong of the American University Nebraska-Lincoln. With his research, DeLong has in fact identified a microorganism that loves to feed on viruses. His team analyzed some freshwater samples from a … Read more