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WHO activates its highest level of alert for monkeypox

WHO activates its highest level of alert for monkeypox

The Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Saturday raised his organization’s highest level of alert – the Public Health Emergency of International Concern (USPPI) – to step up the fight against monkeypox rash. On this point: Monkeypox in three questions The qualification “public health emergency of international concern (USPPI)”, …

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WHO to decide whether monkeypox deserves high alert

WHO to decide whether monkeypox deserves high alert

The WHO Expert Committee on Monkeypox met in Geneva on Thursday to determine whether the current surge in cases constitutes a public health emergency of international concern. No communication was made following the discussions. “I need your advice to assess the immediate and long-term public health implications of the evolution of this event,” said Dr. …

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WHO to decide whether monkeypox deserves maximum alert level

WHO to decide whether monkeypox deserves maximum alert level

The World Health Organization convenes its Expert Committee on Monkeypox on Thursday to determine whether the current surge in cases constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, its highest level of alert. This Emergency Committee will be responsible for evaluating the epidemiological indicators, while the situation has worsened in recent weeks with now more …

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Le paracétamol bientôt en rupture de stock ? L’Agence du médicament lance l’alerte

Paracetamol soon out of stock? The Medicines Agency launches the alert

Paracetamol is part of our daily life. Administered to children and adults, it works miracles. However, this rumor of shortage panics! Ouch, paracetamol is missing! After mustard, sunflower oil or butter, paracetamol is acting up. When the authorities are questioned on this subject, they deplore many “delays in the supply of oral forms and suppositories …

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Alerte info : ne consommez surtout pas ce produit très connu visé par 60 millions de consommateurs

Info alert: do not consume this well-known product targeted by 60 million consumers

In March 2022, the magazine 60 million consumers informed customers of the dangers of a product marketed in stores. The product in question was supposed to be palm oil free, yet its label stated that it contained it. A misleading indication Despite the vigilance of manufacturers, some products arrive on the shelves with certain defects. …

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Drugs: new alert on the misuse of laughing gas

Drugs: new alert on the misuse of laughing gas

THE ESSENTIAL The desired effects are uncontrolled laughter, the feeling of inebriation and visual and auditory distortions. Since June 1, 2021, a law prohibits the offering or sale of nitrous oxide to any minor. The interruption of consumption causes a withdrawal syndrome, with anxiety, agitation and tremors. In recent years, laughing gas has been popular …

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