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WHO raises alarm over rapidly increasing measles infections

WHO raises alarm over rapidly increasing measles infections

The World Health Organization (WHO) is sounding the alarm over the sharp rise in measles cases: More than 306,000 cases of measles were reported worldwide last year, the WHO announced in Geneva on Tuesday. This represents a 79 percent increase compared to 2022. Natasha Crowcroft, who is responsible for measles and rubella at WHO, said […]

Expert seeks information on long-term consequences and prevention of Covid

Expert seeks information on long-term consequences and prevention of Covid

Covid infection numbers are currently relatively low, according to wastewater data, but scientists want the government to be ready for a revival. Communication scientist Jakob-Moritz Eberl told APA that an information campaign should be prepared regarding possible long-term Covid damage and booster vaccines. Education about prevention is also necessary. Eberl, who is co-manager of the […]

Italy raises dengue alert level at airports and ports

Italy raises dengue alert level at airports and ports

Following a serious outbreak of dengue fever in Brazil and a rise in cases worldwide, Italy decided to increase the alert level at its ports and airports. For this reason, the Italian Ministry of Health asked the authorities to increase the alert level and vigilance against shipping companies importing goods from countries where the risk […]

Corona drug Paxlovid: Rauch wants invoices from pharmacies

Corona drug Paxlovid: Rauch wants invoices from pharmacies

Last year, during the new Covid-19 wave, there was a debate between the Minister of Health and the Chamber of Pharmacists about the corona drug Paxlovid. Flu wave makes itself felt in hospitals Sharp increase in absences due to corona Pharmacists criticized the very small supply of the corona drug Paxlovid for serious diseases. But […]

Corona drug Paxlovid: Rauch wants invoices from pharmacies

Corona drug Paxlovid: Rauch wants invoices from pharmacies

Last year, during the new Covid-19 wave, there was a debate between the Minister of Health and the Chamber of Pharmacists about the corona drug Paxlovid. Flu wave makes itself felt in hospitals Sharp increase in absences due to corona Pharmacists criticized the very small supply of the corona drug Paxlovid for serious diseases. But […]

World’s first vaccination campaign against malaria in Cameroon

World’s first vaccination campaign against malaria in Cameroon

The starting signal of the world’s first vaccination campaign against malaria: A large-scale vaccination campaign against the tropical disease has been launched in Cameroon. A six-month-old baby was among the first to receive the potentially life-saving injection at a small hospital in the town of Soa. Nurses celebrated the start of their country’s vaccination campaign […]

World’s first vaccination campaign against malaria in Cameroon

World’s first vaccination campaign against malaria in Cameroon

The world’s first anti-malarial vaccination campaign began in Cameroon on Monday. A six-month-old baby was one of the first babies to be vaccinated against the tropical disease at a small hospital in the city of Soa. Nurses sang and celebrated the start of the vaccination campaign in their country. The hospital in Soa is one […]

The creation of a coronavirus with a mortality rate of 100% was called madness

The creation of a coronavirus with a mortality rate of 100% was called madness

Chinese scientists have created a coronavirus GX_P2V with a mortality rate of 100% Photo: © Global Look Press/Martin Storz/imagebroker.com Read ren.tv in In China, scientists in the laboratory created a new virus GX_P2V from the genus of coronaviruses, the mortality rate of which is 100 percent. Research results published Biorxiv resource. It is noted that […]

Not supported enough: Severe course of Covid among Brits

Not supported enough: Severe course of Covid among Brits

Inadequate Covid-19 vaccines caused more than 7,000 deaths or hospitalizations in Britain during the coronavirus summer of 2022, a nationwide study has found. The authors of the first study covering the entire British population, published in the medical journal “The Lancet” on Tuesday, emphasized that their findings show how important booster vaccinations are against sometimes […]

WHO calls for more vaccines and greater protection against Corona

WHO calls for more vaccines and greater protection against Corona

The World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned about how Covid-19 is being handled around the world. “Even though we are not in a crisis, Covid-19 remains a threat to global health,” epidemiologist Maria Van Kerkhove said in Geneva on Friday. said. Too few people are vaccinated and people do not take enough protective measures. This […]