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Influenza vaccine: who are the priority people?

As the flu vaccination campaign 2020 begins next month, more and more voices are calling on the French to be massively vaccinated against seasonal flu. However, the health authorities still recommend prioritizing certain very specific population categories. Why and which? First of all, as the High Authority of Health (HAS) explains on its website, in an opinion of 20 May …

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Dengue epidemic: here too it is getting worse

In early September, the number of clinical proposals for dengue fever per week, seen in medical consultation, reached its maximum level since the epidemic began (mid-October 2019). In addition to the alarming recovery from Covid-19, the archipelago is facing a dengue epidemic that is also experiencing an acceleration according to the latest surveillance bulletin published on Friday by Public Health …

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Dubé condemns the “completely inappropriate” remarks made by the CEO of a CIUSSS

The remarks by a CEO of CIUSSS in Montreal that COVID-19 is “probably no more dangerous than seasonal flu” were described as “incorrect” and “inappropriate” by the Minister of Health, Christian Dubé. In an interview on 14 September, the CEO of the CIUSS du Center-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, Dr Lawrence Rosenberg, told CTV channel manager Mutsumi Takahashi that COVID-19: “It is a respiratory …

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Bas-Saint-Laurent wants to avoid the orange zone at all costs

RIMOUSKI – Bas-Saint-Laurent has been in the yellow zone for over a week. The increase in cases of coronavirus has raised fears of the worst, but with the situation now under control, the region narrowly avoids the orange zone. • Also read: COVID-19: 489 new cases in Quebec, hospital stays increase What is the effect of these color changes on …

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Virus transmission is increasing

(Ottawa) The actual reproduction rate (Rt) of the new coronavirus has increased for a week or two, prompting Canadian health officials to say that Canadians will need to be “even more vigilant” given the “fragility of the efforts made” past months. Published 22 September 2020 at 12:39. Updated at 12:52 p.m. Melanie MarquisPrint In its latest modeling, the Public Health …

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What are the best healthy seasonal vegetables?

When autumn returns September 22, this is an opportunity to list the best vegetables of the season. At the top of the list we find artichoke, which is truly an autumn vegetable. And its consumption is more than recommended because it contains inulin, a complex carbohydrate that can not digest but promotes good bacteria in the colon. The artichoke is …

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(LEAD) Seoul suspends free flu vaccination program after storage incident

SEOUL, September 22 (Yonhap) – South Korea has suspended plans to provide free seasonal flu shots due to storage problems with inactivated bottles, health services said on Tuesday. The government would provide free flu shots to about 19 million people, or 37 percent of the country’s population. Children from 6 months to 18 years, pregnant women and people over 62 …

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