Covid-19: what does the new distinction between “positive” and “weak positive” correspond to in the result of PCR tests?

Question asked on 10/08/2020 Hello, The analysis of the results of RT-PCR tests that measure the viral load of Sars-CoV-2 in a patient has been … Read more

Vaccination against influenza: a “citizen act” for deputies of the majority

Get the flu shot? An individual act of health prevention in 2019 but “A citizen act” in 2020. In a column published in the JDD, … Read more

Covid-19: do antibodies disappear over time?

Question asked by Céline on 09/09/2020 Hello, You ask us whether it is true that former infected people can present a negative serological test. We … Read more

Post-Covid malaise: “I’m afraid of never being cured”

The coronavirus doesn’t just affect the lungs. Several months after their infection, many people say they have become anxious, sleepless, or even depressed. In July, … Read more

Positive but not contagious: the blind spot of PCR tests

Is being positive for Covid-19 necessarily synonymous with contagiousness? Or, on the contrary, does this correlation, which is more complex than it appears, necessitate refining … Read more

Covid-19: the big test socket

Long lagging behind in this area, France has crossed the symbolic bar of one million weekly RT-PCR tests in recent days for research of Sars-CoV-2, … Read more

Oliver Sacks, a place for every story

The tics caused by Gilles de la Tourette syndrome is one thing; extreme irritability is another. Driving, it can cause behaviors like this: “I returned … Read more

Coronavirus: a block in chloroquine

The medico-political-media soap opera of hydroxychloroquine, an abundance of criticized scientific studies, intimate convictions and even irrationality between “pro” or “anti”, begins a new sequence … Read more