Coronavirus

WHO describes a variant discovered in France as a false alarm; signals scientist to generate rumor

Polémico científico estaría detrás de la supuesta investigación que delató al mundo la alarma de una nueva variable de coronavirus.

Controversial scientist would be behind the alleged investigation that gave the world the alarm of a new coronavirus variable. Photo: Antonio Lacerda / EFE According to the World Health Organization, the new variant of SARS-Cov-2, known as B.1.640.2, currently offers little cause for concern. WHO doctor Abdi Mahmud confirmed in Geneva that the entity has …

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Covid: These are the Omicron symptoms that are detected first

Los síntomas de la infección por Ómicron son un tanto diferentes a los síntomas ya conocidos de Covid.

Just as the world was experiencing a relative stabilization of Covid infections, a variant appeared last November that caught the attention of the international scientific community due to its numerous mutations. Since then, Ómicron has become the dominant strain. Omicron symptoms that are detected first They were described by the South African doctor who first …

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What is “coronaphobia”, the “maladaptive” fear that does not protect us from the coronavirus

Con cada nueva ola de covid llega una oleada de miedos y fobias.

By 2030, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that mental health problems will be the leading cause of disability in the world. According to a report from the Spanish Ministry of Health, anxiety disorder is the most frequent: it affects 6.7% of the population (8.8% in women, 4.5% in men). This figure reaches 10.4% if …

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3 key facts that we still do not know after two years of pandemic and why it is important to find out

3 datos clave que aún no conocemos tras dos años de pandemia y por qué es importante averiguarlos

“The more questions we answer, the bigger new questions arise,” says Dr. Seema Lakdawala, professor of microbiology and molecular genetics at the University of Pittsburgh. Lakdawala refers to the impetuous race scientists like her have embarked on since December 2019 to decipher the SARS-CoV-2, which by then was just beginning to expand. More than two …

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What is ‘croup’, a new symptom associated with Ómicron in children under 5 years of age

Qué es el ‘croup’, un nuevo síntoma asociado con Ómicron en menores de 5 años

The Acute laryngotracheitis, or ‘croup’ it is a symptom that has been found every time more often in children under five ineligible for the vaccine, same that has associated with the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Is a very hoarse cough which in some cases causes breathing difficulties. Is caused by inflammation of the larynx …

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Does the covid-19 vaccine affect the length of the menstrual cycle?

¿La vacuna contra el covid-19 repercute en la duración del ciclo menstrual?

Photo: ROBYN BECK / Getty Images An investigation published this week, which constitutes one of the first studies to look at whether the covid-19 vaccine affects menstrual periods in any way, showed that there is a small and temporary change. The study was made from a tracking six menstrual cycles of nearly 4,000 women in …

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The new wave of covid-19 breaks records and exceeds two million cases a day

Centros de pruebas de covid-19 alrededor del mundo han visto un aumento exponencial de solicitantes.

The actual wave of Covid-19 cases, associated with rise of the Omicron variant, still not forwarding and has already exceeded the barrier of two million global infections in the last 24 hours, according to provisional figures shown by the World Health Organization (WHO). The national health networks reported to this body 2.29 million cases on …

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Why is Ómicron proposing to end the count of coronavirus infections?

El doctor Anthony Fauci.

Dr. Anthony Fauci. Photo: Win McNamee / Getty Images “Its alot more relevant to look at hospitalizations than the total number of cases”. The statement corresponds to the doctor Anthony Fauci, who puts on the table that there are many contagions of covid-19 by the Omicron variant; but nevertheless, most cases cause few or no …

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WHO expert says flurone does not increase risk of coronavirus mutation

Un hombre se somete a una prueba de detección de covid-19 en Nueva York.

A man undergoes a COVID-19 test in New York. Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP / Getty Images Flu and covid-19 viruses do not share information, so the proliferation of cases of fluron (people with both diseases at the same time) does not increase the risk of the coronavirus evolving into more dangerous variants, noted …

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