Measles

Measles - For the first time in seven years, the number of measles cases is increasing in Europe. France has reported two deaths from the disease since January along with 2,400 recorded cases. While in 33 European countries, measles has completely disappeared, it has returned to the United Kingdom, Greece, the Czech Republic and Albania, four European countries that had eradicated it. In France, vaccination against measles is now mandatory for all children. The patients are today mainly young adults, never vaccinated or who did not receive the two necessary doses. Most cases of measles are concentrated in the southern regions of New Aquitaine, and the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur region.

 

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Evening Update Friday 18 September 2020

The Prefect of the Alpes Maritimes announced new measures today to combat the spread of covid-19 in Nice. ... Evening Update Friday 18 September 2020 Read More

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Lunchtime News Friday 18th September 2020

The president of the “Citizens” association David Nakache, has criticized loudspeakers in Nice broadcasting anti-Covid-19 prevention messages saying “... Lunchtime News Friday 18th September 2020 Read More

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French and Riviera News Friday 18th September 2020

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Evening Update Thursday 17 September 2020

French Minister of Health Olivier Veran has been providing an update this evening on the government’s coronavirus strategy and has specifically addres... Evening Update Thursday 17 September 2020 Read More

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