Measles

Measles - The World Health Organisation and Us health authorities have raised the alarm on the number of cases of measles worldwide. A total of 142,000 people died of measles worldwide in 2018 and the number of deaths is rising. Most of the dead are children. This virus is one of the most contagious. It has caused epidemics on five continents since 2018, exploding in cities or neighbourhoods where too few people are vaccinated. According to the report in developed countries, the mistrust of vaccines has contributed to the resurgence of the disease. The number of measles cases in Europe doubled in 2019.

 

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Evening Update Wednesday 23 September 2020

The Monaco government has announced new coronavirus related measures. The annual fair on Port Hercule, which would have taken place from October 16 to... Evening Update Wednesday 23 September 2020 Read More

23/09/2020

Lunchtime News Wednesday 23rd September 2020

A new Covid-19 screening site is set to open tomorrow Thursday 24th September at Place Masséna, in Nice.... Lunchtime News Wednesday 23rd September 2020 Read More

23/09/2020

French and Riviera News Wednesday 23rd September 2020

Nine people have been taken into police custody as part of an investigation into the second round of local elections in Marseille last June.... French and Riviera News Wednesday 23rd September 2020 Read More

23/09/2020

Evening Update Tuesday 22 September 2020

The Prefect of the Alpes Maritimes, Bernard Gonzalez has announced that new measures aimed at controlling the coronavirus will be applied throughout t... Evening Update Tuesday 22 September 2020 Read More

22/09/2020