Europe faces “the biggest epidemic observed to date”

This is “the epidemic [de grippe aviaire] the largest observed to date in Europe ». In a report published Monday, October 3, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) confirms that the 2021-2022 season was exceptional in several respects. In the period from June to September, EFSA reports a “Unprecedented number of highly pathogenic avian influenza …

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“I don’t want to spread my life”: report from a Parisian smallpox vaccination center

He didn’t want to wait. The memory of the endless lines to get vaccinated against Covid has gone through this. “We were very scalded with the confinements, the restrictions of freedom” , explains Roman. So, as soon as he learned that the city of Paris was opening, on July 26, a municipal center dedicated to …

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Happy day to the “chicken” dads of our 30 million friends!

In animals too, parents take care of their little ones as best they can. On the occasion of Father’s Day, 30millionsdamis.fr has selected some species that take their father’s role very seriously. Ostrich dad hatches eggs at night, owl dad monkey feeds his little one… Among our 30 million friends, some examples testify to a …

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Avian flu, a virus that is spreading at high speed

The virus sweeps everything in its path. A veritable scourge for wildlife and livestock, avian flu has catastrophic repercussions on a global scale. Avian influenza is an infection caused by a group of viruses in the family orthomyxoviridae that affects, as its name suggests, birds. Extremely contagious, avian flu has a very high mortality rate …

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Animal experimentation: “Beagle dogs are chosen because they are ready to put up with anything for love”

What species are used for animal experiments? André Menache (antidote Europe): First of all, it is necessary to know in which cases animal tests are authorized. Regulation, ie animal testing in laboratories, represents between 20 and 25% of experiments, training and education less than 5%, and scientific research (fundamental and applied research) between 50 and …

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On the road: On dry land, “it’s total hunger” | Quebec elections 2022

At the corn kiosk on Guy Brouillette’s farm, the season is coming to an end. We still have some until the first big frost, says the 58-year-old farmer, offering me a sweet, warm, buttery cob. Between bites, I ask him: – So Mr. Brouillette, how is farming in Quebec? Like the sky this autumn morning, …

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