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Health Who needs it, what it protects against: Questions about TBE vaccination 17 minutes ago

Health Who needs it, what it protects against: Questions about TBE vaccination 17 minutes ago

With unpleasant consequences for health, because in addition to Lyme disease, small animals can also carry tick-borne encephalitis – in short: TBE. The causative agent is the TBE virus, which infects ticks and which can then be transmitted to humans. The good news is that there is a vaccine that protects against this disease. The […]

12 Products You Should Never Store Under the Dishwasher or Sink

12 Products You Should Never Store Under the Dishwasher or Sink

We store a lot of things in these spaces, but some items can be very risky. Find out what you don’t have to store in these areas for any reason. Behind the doors under the dishwasher, where cleaning products are usually stored, is rarely the cleanest, most spotless space in the house. Dark and damp, […]

Data on the corona pandemic regarding Long Covid: these people are at particular risk 3 hours ago Ulrike Gebhardt (RiffReporter)

Data on the corona pandemic regarding Long Covid: these people are at particular risk 3 hours ago Ulrike Gebhardt (RiffReporter)

Many people recover quickly from Covid-19 illness and can soon resume their daily activities without restrictions. But one in four of the twenties cannot get back on their feet normally for a long time after this. Millions of people around the world struggle with symptoms such as lead exhaustion, shortness of breath, memory problems, dry […]

The government of Peru announces a state of health emergency in 20 regions due to dengue fever

The government of Peru announces a state of health emergency in 20 regions due to dengue fever

The Minister of Health, César Vásquez, indicated that the measure is taken because “the regular plan of the ministry that we have is exceeded and certain logistical processes must be accelerated.” The capital, Lima, has already recorded three deaths from the disease. The government of Peru reported that 20 regions of the country will be […]

The risk of contracting West Nile virus is growing in Austria and Europe 20 minutes ago

The risk of contracting West Nile virus is growing in Austria and Europe 20 minutes ago

West Nile virus is increasingly spreading in Europe, especially in urban areas and where intensive agriculture is practiced, researchers report in the journal Plos Pathogens. Austria is also affected by the virus, which mainly infects birds, less commonly people, and is transmitted by mosquitoes. “The risk of West Nile fever in Austria remains low,” the […]

Health Many unanswered questions: a man died after contracting smallpox in Alaska 30 minutes ago

Health Many unanswered questions: a man died after contracting smallpox in Alaska 30 minutes ago

In the US state of Alaska, a man died after contracting the Alaska smallpox virus. This is the first known fatality from the infection. An elderly man, already weakened by cancer treatment, died last month after contracting the virus, according to health authorities. Since the virus was discovered in 2015, authorities have reported six cases […]

Health Many unanswered questions: a man died after contracting smallpox in Alaska 26 minutes ago

Health Many unanswered questions: a man died after contracting smallpox in Alaska 26 minutes ago

In the US state of Alaska, a man died after contracting the Alaska smallpox virus. This is the first known fatality from the infection. An elderly man, already weakened by cancer treatment, died last month after contracting the virus, according to health authorities. Since the virus was discovered in 2015, authorities have reported six cases […]

Coronavirus: How Sars-CoV-2 remnants cause long-term harm to the body 20 hours ago Ulrika Gebhardt (RiffReporter)

Coronavirus: How Sars-CoV-2 remnants cause long-term harm to the body 20 hours ago Ulrika Gebhardt (RiffReporter)

Humanity has likely been dealing with harmless coronary cold viruses for centuries. Sars-CoV-2 may be much more dangerous than its viral cousins, with the infection potentially life-threatening for some people and long-term Long Covid symptoms also occurring. It is still unclear why Sars-CoV-2 is not (yet) a harmless cold virus. According to a recent study […]

Coronavirus is the cause of Long Covid: what role could so-called “viral debris” play 5 minutes ago Ulrike Gebhardt (RiffReporter)

Coronavirus is the cause of Long Covid: what role could so-called “viral debris” play 5 minutes ago Ulrike Gebhardt (RiffReporter)

Humanity has likely been dealing with harmless coronary cold viruses for centuries. Sars-CoV-2 may be much more dangerous than its viral cousins, with the infection potentially life-threatening for some people and long-term Long Covid symptoms also occurring. It is still unclear why Sars-CoV-2 is not (yet) a harmless cold virus. Loud current research According to […]

Health Already more than 50 confirmed cases of measles in Austria in 2024 6 minutes ago

Health Already more than 50 confirmed cases of measles in Austria in 2024 6 minutes ago

Measles cases are increasing from eastern to western Austria; According to ORF, almost 60 cases of the highly contagious virus have already been confirmed in six federal states. Austria is on track to once again become a leader in Europe, the Ö1-Morgenjournal newspaper reported on Monday: Last year, Romania had the same number of measles […]