Bats carry some of the most virulent, but not the most dangerous, zoonotic viruses.

The current coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is considered a zoonotic pandemic because SARS-CoV-2 has been transmitted to humans from another vertebrate animal . While SARS-CoV-2 is generally believed to have originated in bats, several other zoonotic viruses have also emerged in birds. Birds and bats … Read more

National educational psychologists in the fight against inequalities

It’s a proposal that returns like a mantra in the programs of several candidates for the presidential election: to solve both the malaise of young people and the orientation problems in higher education, it would be enough to remove “Parcoursup”. A proposal that Sylvie Amici, president of the Association of Psychologists of National Education, wipes … Read more

make your back round and beautiful – Liberation

Sad statements were not enough, the side “and meanwhile the case continues” had become unbearable in terms of image. On Friday, faced with the intensification of the Russian attack on Ukraine, the beachheads in the sector have moved. LVMH, Kering, Hermès and Chanel have all announced closure “temporary” from their stores in Russia. The gesture … Read more

MAINTENANCE. Faced with allergies, “should we promote good reflexes”

Allergies are ranked as the fourth most chronic disease in the world according to the World Health Organization (WHO). dr. Catherine Quéquet, allergist and author of the book The new allergies. How to recognize them? How to fight them? (editions du Rocher), recalls the good reflexes to adopt. Are allergies a scourge? Yes, almost a … Read more