Lupus erythematosus is a rare but very dangerous autoimmune disease that affects connective tissues and joints. Almost the entire body suffers, but most of all the kidneys and liver. During the year, isolated cases of the disease are recorded in our country, and around 3 million people are recognized as carriers of the disease worldwide. At the same time, the threshold age when a person is most at risk of getting sick is outlined by a fairly long period – from the teenage age of 16-17 years to 50. At the same time, women among the sick are much more numerous than men. Continue reading
Not only the coronavirus: “Spanish fever”, Ebola, SARS and other terrible epidemics of the XXI century
On average, every ten years, the world is shaken by another outbreak of a disease that poses a threat to humanity. Epidemiologists throw up their hands: this is how it was and will be, only up to 650 thousand people die from flu every year. But medicine does not stand still, countries unite to resist the spread of a particular infection. A curious detail: far from all the viruses listed below, vaccines have been created.
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