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News France » Health: France's Sanofi buys US hemophilia specialist Bioverativ

News channel or source: http://www.kentucky.com/living/health-and-medicine/article195898784.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

France-based drugmaker Sanofi is buying U.S. hemophilia specialist Bioverativ for $11.6 billion in a deal that Sanofi says will boost its profile for fighting rare diseases. The deal announced Monday is the latest such move in a pharmaceutical industry ...

News France » Health: Lactalis offers salmonella compensation, French government says probe continues

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-france-babymilk-recall/lactalis-offers-salmonella-compensation-french-government-says-probe-continues-idUKKBN1F300F?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Besnier’s promise came two days after Lactalis widened a product recall to cover all infant formula made at its Craon plan, regardless of the manufacture date, in an bid to contain the fallout from a health scare that risks damaging France’s strategic ...

News France » Health: Police raid France’s Lactalis after baby milk scandal

News channel or source: https://www.samaa.tv/health/2018/01/police-frances-lactalis-baby-milk/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Of the babies taken ill in France, 18 were hospitalised. All are now recovering well, according to the public health agency. Hundreds of families have filed lawsuits against the company. Besnier on Sunday denied claims that Lactalis had lied about the ...

News France » Health: UK faces a 'double-whammy' of 'Aussie flu' cases as kids head back to school and experts warn of an 'EXCEPTIONAL' outbreak as travellers return from flu-hit France

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5249787/Britain-faces-exceptional-outbreak-Aussie-flu.html
Publication date: onday 08 January 2018

With large numbers travelling backwards and forwards from France we may see more cases. It could well be a double-whammy.' The Ministry of Health in France issued an alert about flu earlier this week, warning that the outbreak has still yet to reach its peak.

News France » Health: Waimate GP cycling Tour de France route to raise money for mental health

News channel or source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/100392958/waimate-gp-cycling-tour-de-france-route-to-raise-money-for-mental-health
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

A South Canterbury cycling fanatic is aiming to ride the 2018 Tour de France route to raise money for charity. Waimate GP Steve Fish will ride 3400 kilometres over 21 days, over flat, rolling, and mountainous terrain in the European Alps and Pyrenees.

News France » Health: France's Lactalis recalls 12 million boxes of powdered baby milk in salmonella scare

News channel or source: https://bdnews24.com/health/2018/01/14/france-s-lactalis-recalls-12-million-boxes-of-powdered-baby-milk-in-salmonella-scare
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

Bangladesh was one of the countries involved in the recall. The logo of Lactalis Group is seen at the entrance of the French dairy group Lactalis headquarters in Laval, western France, Jan 12, 2018. Reuters Thirty-five children have fallen ill in France ...

News France » Health: Greying France having fewer babies

News channel or source: https://www.expatica.com/fr/news/country-news/France-demographics-fertility-health_1647122.html
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

France may be Europe's most fertile country but even there the birth rate is falling and mothers are choosing to wait before starting a family, according to data released Tuesday. A total of 767,000 babies were born in France last year -- 17,000 fewer than ...

News France » Health: France's baby milk scare deepens

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/video/2018/01/12/frances-baby-milk-scare-deepens?videoId=382160222&newsChannel=healthNews
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

France, seeking to limit reputational damage to its agri-business industry, has threatened to impose sanctions after the country’s big supermarkets said recalled baby foods made by Lactalis had still found their way onto shop shelves. Ciara Lee reports ...

News France » Health: Philippines says deaths in vaccine row ‘consistent with’ dengue

News channel or source: https://citizen.co.za/news/news-world/1779930/philippines-health-dengue-vaccines-virus-france/
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

The Philippines said Thursday that some of the 14 children who died after receiving a controversial vaccine showed signs of “severe dengue”, as investigators probe the drug whose use was suspended due to health concerns. More than 830,000 Filipino ...

News France » Health: Police raid France's Lactalis after salmonella scandal

News channel or source: http://www.asiaone.com/health/police-raid-frances-lactalis-after-salmonella-scandal
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Laval, France - French police raided the headquarters of dairy giant Lactalis on Wednesday in a salmonella scare that has sickened dozens of children and led to a major international recall. An AFP reporter on the scene at Lactalis' offices in Laval ...