After Covid-19, is there any reason to fear an even more dangerous virus?

May 8, 2020: Posted by Mohamed Kahna Dengue, chikungunya, Zika, West Nile, tick-borne encephalitis... These active diseases are still worrying scientists. While the coronavirus pandemic is the focus of attention, these other animal-transmitted viruses also threaten us and so they shouldn't be forgotten, and must remain under intense scrutiny. Covid-19 is causing an unprecedented global health...

Soon we’ll be able to test for Covid-19 ourselves on our smartphone.

May 4, 2020: Posted by Mohamed Kahna The French pharmaceutical group Sanofi has just signed a partnership with the small Californian start-up Luminostics, in order to develop a coronavirus screening test, to be carried out by oneself from one's smartphone. Until a vaccine capable of ending the pandemic is found, the fight against the coronavirus requires...

The nurse, a profession with unknown origins

May 2, 2020: Posted by Mohamed Kahna The nursing profession is at the heart of the news with the coronavirus pandemic. This is an opportunity to rediscover this multi-secular profession, at a time when nurses are on the front line in hospitals and applauded every night along with other healthcare personnel. The historian Michel Nadot reveals...

Who is June Almeida, the researcher who discovered coronaviruses?

April 29, 2020: Posted by Mohamed Kahna Her work is being brought back into the spotlight in the midst of the global Covid-19 pandemic. June Almeida (1930-2007) is a Scottish researcher who discovered coronaviruses. This is a portrait of an outstanding scientist. It is London, in 1964. With her eye glued to her microscope, June Almeida...

The ten measures that have enabled South Korea to counter the epidemic

April 27, 2020: Posted by Mohamed Kahna South Korea is receiving praise from the international community on the coronavirus control front. After a peak in infections at the end of February, the South Korean health authorities managed to turn the tide thanks to the deployment of all-out measures. In South Korea, which has a population of...

The fake, miraculous cures for Covid-19 in the world

April 21, 2020: Posted by Mohamed Kahna Playing on fear and gullibility in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, many charlatans are peddling magic potions, with little concern for scientific expertise. Even some heads of state have contributed to spreading this false information. Here is an overview of the most absurd "covidiots" remedies. It is good...

Against coronavirus, the return of the good old iron lung

April 14, 2020: Posted by Mohamed Kahna In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the United Kingdom is reviving an ancient technology: the iron lung. We look back at the history of this ventilator, which proved its worth in the first half of the 20th century. Faced with the coronavirus pandemic, the United Kingdom is currently testing...

Blog on One.Surgery – receive bitcoin cash rewards!

April 13, 2020: Posted by One Surgery Admin One.Surgery is excited to announce our most ambitious global surgery project yet - the launch of our global surgery blog, powered by Bitcoin Cash! One.Surgery is seeking to inspire writers and bloggers from the global surgery community to write on our platform, to share their thoughts, ideas,...

One.Surgery launches new online shop (and we accept cryptocurrency too!)

April 11, 2020: Posted by One Surgery Admin One.Surgery is excited to announce the launch of our new online shop, selling a range of exciting products that we hope will inspire the surgical community, but also raise funds for our non-profit work dedicated to our global surgery community work and projects! We sell a selection of...