Posts Tagged ‘France’
Climate change that has occurred since the 1970s caused an extra 140,000 deaths a year up till 2004, according to the World Health Organization. That rate is now due to rise even further, says the Climate-TRAP project’s health impact assessment. It claims Belgium, France, Spain and Portugal will see the largest increases in “ozone-related deaths” [...]
The most recent update from the World Health Organization (WHO) said the number of e. coli cases in Germany and France is “much diminished.” It concluded “the [most recent] figures reflect some delayed reporting, and the evidence indicates the outbreak, which took 50 lives in Germany alone, is nearly over.” Germany’s Robert Koch Institute, meanwhile, [...]
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced consumers in Europe should not eat raw bean and seed sprouts until investigations into the continent’s deadly e. coli outbreak are complete. Over 4,000 people have fallen ill and 50 died since the health crisis began in May. While cases were originally confined to Germany, they have since spread [...]
France has reported 8 cases of e. coli, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). 6 women and 2 men have fallen ill. All are believed to have eaten contaminated bean or seed sprouts. An investigation is underway to determine whether the French and German outbreaks have a common source. German authorities, meanwhile, have conclusively [...]
Recently several European countries have seen an increase in reported measle cases. Expats in these countries should check that their vaccinations are up to date. France has reported nearly 1,000 cases in January 2011 following on from more than 4,500 cases in 2010. Turkey has also reported an outbreak in Istanbul with Denmark, Germany and [...]
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