A new virus, Langya, identified in China, dozens of cases

Several dozen people in China have contracted a new virus, called Langya, of animal origin, according to scientists who rule out at this stage the risk of human-to-human transmission. The Langya henipavirus (LayV) virus causes symptoms in humans such as fever, fatigue, cough, nausea and headache. Read alsoMonkey pox: our answers on the origin of … Read more

“Langya”, this new virus that you should not worry about

KATERYNA KON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images Image showing the structure or composition of a flu virus (Influenza). It includes surface glycoproteins: hemagglutinins (in red) and neuraminidase (in purple) KATERYNA KON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images “Langya” is a new virus identified in China by Taiwanese researchers. HEALTH – After the coronavirus, it is now … Read more

A study on the causes of depression sparks controversy

“Our study […] calls into question the basic idea behind the use of antidepressants”, affirmed the end of July the psychiatrists Joanna Moncrieff and Mark Horowitz on the site The Conversation, relaying a work published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry. This study tackles the serotonin hypothesis. This suggests that depression is linked to a deficiency … Read more

A case of dengue identified in the Var

This disease, normally rather tropical, was detected in the Var. It is the town hall of Fayance which announces on its social networks, on August 9, that a resident has contracted it, without having traveled in recent weeks. Of the sometimes severe complications Dengue fever is contracted after a mosquito bite and the consequences can … Read more

Langya henipavirus: what we know about the new virus resulting from a possible zoonosis in China

A new virus identified in China in early August arouses the curiosity of scientists. It would come from the animal and more particularly from the shrew. No serious cases have been detected since its appearance in 2018 and its circulation seems to be very slow. Explanations. Langya henipavirus is the nickname of a new virus … Read more