Looking for more hand sanitizer? Try these L.A. blends to help keep your hands clean
To supplement soap and water, companies from French luxury giant LVMH to L.A. distillery Amass are getting into the business of hand sanitizers to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ingrid Schmidt Source Type: news

'We are at war': France imposes lockdown to combat virus
French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday ordered stringent restrictions on people's movement to slow the spread of the coronavirus, and said the army would be drafted in to help move the sick to hospitals. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Live Coronavirus Updates and Coverage Globally
President Trump recommended strict new guidelines, but they fell short of what experts wanted to curb the spread of the virus. France and the San Francisco Bay Area are ordering residents to stay in their homes as much as possible. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Taking ibuprofen and other anti-inflammatories 'may worsen' coronavirus, French doctor warns
Olivier Véran claimed the over-the-counter medication - which the NHS says could help tackle symptoms - may aggravate the killer infection that is rapidly spreading in Europe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Italy, France and Spain report more coronavirus deaths
Italy, France and Spain, the three European countries hardest-hit by the coronavirus, have each recorded their highest single-day death count. The spike in Italy came despite a national lockdown. Imtiaz Tyab reports from London on how Europe is fighting to contain the spread. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADVANZ PHARMA Corp. Limited to Acquire Specialty Pharmaceutical Company Correvio Pharma Corp.
Provides ADVANZ PHARMA with an immediate and direct commercial presence in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and the Benelux region, while strengthening its existing presence in the Nordics and the United Kingdom Further diversifies ADVANZ PHARMA's portfol... Biopharmaceuticals, Mergers & Acquisitions ADVANZ PHARMA, Correvio Pharma (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

People won't get 'tired' of social distancing – the government is wrong to suggest otherwise | Nick Chater
If people really need to stay home, they can do for months. The government ’s approach to coronavirus is one big gambleNick Chater was an adviser to the government ’s ‘nudge unit’See all our coronavirus coverageIn times of national crisis, governments need to act, advise and inform. But they also need to tell stories that allow us, as citizens, to understand government policy and, crucially, to coordinate our individual efforts towards a common goal.The story isn ’t just “spin”; it is a central component of policy. And whether it receives our support will be critical to determining...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nick Chater Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Medical research World news Psychology Health Microbiology Society Boris Johnson Conservatives Politics Source Type: news

Coronavirus updates: death toll passes 6,500 as global infections outstrip China cases - live news
Spain takes over private healthcare providers; French president to address the nation tonight; US ramps up response. Follow the latest newsUK: ‘8m hospitalised’ is not government expectation, says No 10Anger in Germany as Trump seeks exclusive vaccine accessWhen will a vaccine be ready?FCO travel advice: which countries have restrictions in place?Share your experiences1.30pmGMTHere is more fromAshifa Kassam,reporting for the Guardian from in Spain.The number of deaths in Spain has risen to 297, and there are 8,744 confirmed cases across the country, health authorities said on Monday. Just over 40% of those infe...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Damien Gayle (now) Matthew Weaver and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Italy Spain Iran Europe Middle East and North Africa South Africa UK news World news Science Source Type: news

Factbox: Latest on the spread of coronavirus around the world
France and Spain joined Italy in imposing lockdowns on tens of millions of people, Australia ordered self-isolation of arriving foreigners and other countries extended entry bans as the world sought to contain the spreading coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

France struggling to curb rate of coronavirus pandemic, health official says
France is struggling to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, its top health official Jerome Salomon said on Monday, as authorities consider whether to implement a partial lockdown. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Macron, Merkel to discuss coronavirus, borders with EU officials
French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the coronavirus and the topic of border controls on Monday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and leading EU officials Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen, said Macron's office. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sanofi urges Europe to add vaccine manufacturing capacity
French drugmaker says coronavirus has put national sovereignty of healthcare ‘sharply into focus’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Germany seals its borders as 100m Europeans on lockdown
Restrictions on travel and commerce across continent as countries scramble to contain threatCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWalls are being raised and mass quarantines enforced across Europe to combat the spread of the coronavirus, with Germany the latest to partly seal its borders, banning entrants from France, Switzerland and Austria from Monday.More than 100 million people across the continent are on lockdown after Spain announced it would follow Italy in confining citizens to their homes for 15 days unless they had to buy food or medicine, go to work or seek medical treatment.Continue ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Michael Safi, Philip Oltermann and Patrick Wintour Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science World news Europe Italy Spain UK news Source Type: news

Virus-era voting: France holds local elections despite fears
French voters are queuing in polling stations across the country to choose all of their mayors and other local leaders (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Uzbekistan confirms first coronavirus case, closes schools, borders
An Uzbek citizen has tested positive for coronavirus after returning from France, Uzbekistan's Healthcare Ministry said on Sunday, marking the first infection from the virus in the Central Asian country of 34 million. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Live Coronavirus Updates and Coverage
Spain and France have announced countrywide restrictions, and the White House physician says President Trump ’s test came back negative. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Latest on the spread of coronavirus around the world
Spain and France imposed stringent measures to combat the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak, the death toll kept climbing in China and the United States extended a travel ban. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

As Coronavirus Spreads, U.S. Travel Providers Are Cutting Back Their Services. Here ’s How That’s Impacting Transportation Workers
Travel to — and throughout — the United States has rapidly dropped in recent days, driven by concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus. On Wednesday night, President Donald Trump announced a month-long ban on most non-U.S. citizens traveling from Europe in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus — and on Saturday said the ban will extend to the United Kingdom and Ireland — although the move has been criticized as ineffective at stopping a virus that is already in the U.S. Trump’s orders follow a widely-reported trend of people across and the U.S. (and across the world) canceling o...
Source: TIME: Health - March 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk Source Type: news

President Trump Says He Was Tested for Coronavirus
During a press conference on Saturday, President Donald Trump said he was tested for the novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, on Friday night and has not yet learned the results. He said he took the test because the press repeatedly asked if he had been tested during a press conference on Friday. “I also took the test last night,” he told reporters. “I decided I should based on the press conference yesterday. People were asking, ‘did I take the test?’” When asked how long until the public learned the results, he said, “I don’t know, whatever it takes, a day or two...
Source: TIME: Health - March 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk Source Type: news

President Trump Tests Negative for Coronavirus, White House Physician Says
President Donald Trump has tested negative for the novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, the White House declared on Saturday. The president’s physician confirmed Trump’s COVID-19 test came back negative in an official memo that also noted Trump “remains symptom-free…one week after having dinner with the Brazilian delegation in Mar-a-Lago.” On Friday, the White House announced that at the President’s Mar-a-Lago club, Trump came into contact with two individuals later confirmed to have COVID-19, one of whom he shook hands with and one of whom sat at his dinner table. The White...
Source: TIME: Health - March 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Carlisle and Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk Source Type: news

Anti-inflammatories may aggravate Covid-19, France advises
French minister says patients should take paracetamol rather than ibuprofen or cortisoneCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrench authorities have warned that widely used over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs may worsen the coronavirus.The country ’s health minister, Olivier Véran, who is a qualified doctor and neurologist,tweeted on Saturday: “The taking of anti-inflammatories [ibuprofen, cortisone … ] could be a factor in aggravating the infection. In case of fever, take paracetamol. If you are already taking anti-inflammatory drugs, ask your doctor’s advi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 14, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Kim Willsher Tags: Coronavirus outbreak France Drugs Infectious diseases Europe Microbiology Science World news Source Type: news

'Do not let this fire burn': WHO warns Europe over Covid-19
Europe now centre of pandemic, says WHO, as Spain prepares for state of emergencyCoronavirus latest - live updatesThe World Health Organization has stepped up its calls for intensified action to fight the coronavirus pandemic, imploring countries “not to let this fire burn”, as Spain said it would declare a 15-day state of emergency from Saturday.Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO director general, said Europe – where the virus is present in all 27 EU states and has infected 25,000 people – had become the centre of the epidemic, with more reported cases and deaths than the rest of the world combine...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jon Henley in Paris and Sam Jones in Madrid Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Science World news European Union China South Korea Belgium India Norway Ghana Kenya Iran Spain Netherlands France Portugal Bulgaria Romania Czech Republic Source Type: news

Coronavirus Information
Doctors of the World are really pleased to be able to share with you Coronavirus (Covid 19) advice for patients in 20 languages, which were produced in partnership with the Red Cross, Migrant Help and Clear Voice: Available now: English, Albanian, Dari, French, Pashto, Portuguese Coming VERY soon: Mandarin, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Arabic, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese,  Farsi You can find them on our google drive here. The guidance is based on the government’s updated advice and health information. We really hope it will help to ensure this important guidance reaches migrant and asylum-seeking communities in the U...
Source: Doctors of the World News - March 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Viran Rajaratnam Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

European countries take radical steps to combat coronavirus
Evidence grows that outbreak is easing in South Korea and has passed its peak in ChinaCoronavirus latest - live updatesGovernments, central banks and EU ministers have taken further radical steps to stem the spread of the coronavirus and cushion its economic impact, as evidence grew that in China the outbreak has passed its peak and in South Korea it is easing.The Covid-19 pandemic has infected more than 135,000 people and killed nearly 5,000 globally, according to theJohns Hopkins university tracker, disrupting travel, closing schools, shutting factories and cancelling sporting, cultural and political events.Continue read...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jon Henley Europe correspondent Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Science World news European Union China South Korea Belgium India Norway Ghana Kenya Iran Spain Netherlands France Portugal Bulgaria Romania Czech Republic Source Type: news

Explanatory factors of post-traumatic distress and burnout among hospital staff 6 months after Hurricane Irma in Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthelemy - Metregiste D, Boucaud-Maitre D, Aubert L, Noubou L, Jehel L.
BACKGROUND: In September 2017, the Hurricane Irma devastated the islands of Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthelemy (French West Indies). This was a particularly distressing time for the local healthcare staff in charge of rescuing the population. The aim of thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Singapore to bar recent visitors to Italy, Spain, Germany, France
Singapore will deny from Monday entry or transit to visitors who have been in Italy, France, Spain or Germany in the last 14 days, as part of measures to control the fast-spreading coronavirus, the health ministry said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus: EU states take radical steps to stem spread
Pandemic upends lives of millions as more countries decide to close schoolsCoronavirus – latest newsThe EU has condemned Donald Trump ’s unilateral ban on travel from 26 European countries as radical efforts to contain the rapid spread of thecoronavirus pandemic upended daily life for millions of people around the world.France,Ireland, Austria, Belgium, Turkey and Norway on Thursday joined the growing list of countries to close all schools, universities and kindergartens, while Italy – by far the hardest-hit EU nation – said its death toll from the virus had risen to 1,016 from 827, with infections ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 12, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jon Henley and Kim Willsher in Paris Tags: Coronavirus outbreak European Union Infectious diseases World news Science US news Donald Trump Trump administration US politics US foreign policy Ireland Italy Epidemics Air transport Source Type: news

India Is the World ’s Second-Most Populous Country. Can It Handle the Coronavirus Outbreak?
As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, some experts say India — a country of more than 1.3 billion people — likely has many more cases than the conservative numbers currently being reported. The outbreak of the new coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, began in China and has since infected more than 124,000 people across more than 110 countries and territories around the world. More than 4,500 people worldwide have died after being infected with COVID-19. India has conducted nearly 5,000 COVID-19 tests so far, according to the World Health Organization, which says that the “country is responding ...
Source: TIME: Health - March 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer Source Type: news

France to close schools to curb coronavirus spread: Macron
France will from next week close all creches, schools and universities to try to curb the spread of the coronavirus, President Emmanuel Macron said in a televised address. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The World Has a Plan to Fight Coronavirus. Most Countries Are Not Using it.
The World Health Organization is supposed to coordinate the global response to epidemics. But the U.N. agency cannot force countries to play by international rules. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Selam Gebrekidan Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Travel Warnings Epidemics United Nations World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus China United States France Source Type: news

Donald Trump ’s Travel Ban Piles More Economic Pain on Europe
With a global pandemic comes global pain. That became clear on Wednesday night after President Donald Trump abruptly imposed stringent 30-day travel restrictions between the U.S. and much of Europe—ones that could threaten the West’s core ties, cut deeply into trade, and ravage the travel and tourism industries. Labeling COVID-19 a “foreign virus,” Trump said in an Oval Office address that non-U.S. citizens who had been in the 26 European countries that make up the Schengen border-free zone in the past two weeks would not be allowed to enter the U.S. after midnight Friday. Europe has seen a total of...
Source: TIME: Health - March 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Vivienne Walt/Paris Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Londontime Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Colon Cancer Risk
THURSDAY, March 12, 2020 -- Obesity increases the risk for colon cancer, but weight-loss surgery may bring the risk back to normal, French researchers report. People who are obese have a 34% higher risk of colon cancer than the general population,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 12, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Pacific Islands hit by first coronavirus case after French Polynesian MP infected on Paris trip
Maina Sage diagnosed with virus in Tahiti after meeting with infected French culture minister while in ParisFrench Polynesia has announced the first case of Covid-19 in Tahiti, the first confirmed case of the coronavirus across the Pacific Islands.President Edouard Fritch, said that French Polynesian politician Maina Sage had been confirmed with the virus after returning from Paris on 7 March. Sage is resting at home in self-isolation in Papeete.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 12, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nic Maclellan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases Pacific islands Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

BREAKING: Trump just changed the trajectory of the coronavirus pandemic... projected deaths by July 4th drops from 1.1 million to 283,000
(Natural News) After weeks of worsening news about the US handling of the coronavirus pandemic, we finally have some good news to report. President Trump reportedly just announced a 30-day travel ban from all European countries (except for the UK), which will halt new incoming infections from Italy, Spain, Germany and France, among other smaller... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Are So Many Politicians Testing Positive with COVID-19?
Among the 121,061 to have been infected by the COVID-19 virus so far, one class of notable people appear to have been affected more than others — politicians. “There are far more politicians who have been infected than you would have by statistical chance,” Francois Balloux, a professor of computational systems biology at University College London tells TIME. “Politicians are over-represented in the number of people who have been diagnosed.” In Iran and across Europe, several high profile politicians have revealed they are battling the novel coronavirus. Iraj Harirchi, the head of the Iranian ...
Source: TIME: Health - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mélissa Godin Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Londontime Source Type: news

Mapping the Spread of the Coronavirus Outbreak Around the U.S. and the World
Since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in central China in December, the illness has spread across the world, leading to an outbreak that the World Health Organization has called a pandemic. The maps and charts below show the extent of the spread, and will be updated daily with data gathered from over a dozen sources by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering. Where COVID-19 has spread in the U.S. Testing for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was slow to roll out in the U.S., but as more and more Americans get tested, it’s becoming clear that the illness is already sp...
Source: TIME: Science - March 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Elijah Wolfson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 interactive Source Type: news

Mapping the Spread of the Coronavirus Outbreak Around the U.S. and the World
Since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in central China in December, the illness has spread across the world, leading to an outbreak that the World Health Organization has called a pandemic. The maps and charts below show the extent of the spread, and will be updated daily with data gathered from over a dozen sources by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering. Where COVID-19 has spread in the U.S. Testing for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was slow to roll out in the U.S., but as more and more Americans get tested, it’s becoming clear that the illness is already sp...
Source: TIME: Health - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elijah Wolfson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 interactive Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: First Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in the DRC
[WHO] The Ministry of Public Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported the country's first case of COVID-19. Health authorities said tests found that a Congolese national, who had recently returned to Kinshasa from his residence in France had tested positive for the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Comparing risk of colorectal cancer after weight-loss surgery
(JAMA Network) Researchers used French electronic health data to investigate how risk of colorectal cancer compared among obese adults who had weight-loss surgery and who didn't. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 11, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Correction: Virus Outbreak-The Latest story
In a story March 9, 2020, about the coronavirus outbreak sweeping the globe, The Associated Press reported that there were confirmed cases in Guadeloupe, one of France's overseas territories (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

French coronavirus death toll jumps by five to total of 30
The death toll in France from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 30 from 25 a day earlier, the French public health authority said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Biomass fuels can significantly mitigate global warming
(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) 'Every crop we tested had a very significant mitigation capacity despite being grown on very different soils and under natural climate variability,' says Dr. Ilya Gelfand, of the BGU French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands, The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research. 'These crops could provide a very significant portion of the decarbonization of US light-duty vehicle transport to curb CO2 emissions and slow global warming.' Decarbonization of transportation is critical to limit rising temperatures.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 10, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Dengue fever – French Territories of the Americas – French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Martin, and Saint-Barthélemy
On 12 February 2020, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reported an increase in the number of cases of dengue infection in French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and Saint-Martin. In January 2020, health authorities in the region declared a dengue epidemic in Guadeloupe and Saint-Martin and indicated that Martinique is also at-risk of an epidemic. Dengue epidemics in these territories usually occur when there is a shift in the predominant circulating DENV serotype, and non-immune populations (e.g., tourists, new immigrants, or people not previously exposed to the circulating serotypes) are expose...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

French culture minister infected by coronavirus but is well: source
French Culture Minister Franck Riester has been infected by the coronavirus outbreak, a source close to the Culture Ministry said on Monday, adding the 46-year-old member of government was "feeling well". (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Fifth UK death from the infection as cases hit 321
Britain's total infection toll now sits at 321, with the number having risen almost eight-fold in the space of a week. Outbreaks in Italy, France, Germany and Spain are also increasing in size. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: A Glossary of Terms to Help You Understand the Unfolding Crisis
Two of the most widely felt symptoms of the coronavirus are uncertainty and confusion. Part of this is about jargon. A doctor can make bad news even more alarming by using scientific terms that the patient doesn’t understand. And it doesn’t help the masses trying to get a grasp on just what — and how bad — the situation with this virus is when discussions about it inevitably drift into technical territory. The news is a whirl of unfamiliar words, and so one place people are turning for a little clarity and comfort is the dictionary. At TIME’s request, Dictionary.com and Merriam-Webster analyze...
Source: TIME: Health - March 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katy Steinmetz Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Cameroon: Calls for Increased Hygiene Measures After First Coronavirus Case
[VOA] Cameroon confirmed the central African state's first case of COVID-19 on its territory Friday. Officials say it was discovered in a French citizen who arrived in Cameroon on Feb. 24. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide poisoning in children: it should be measured to be improved - Jim énez Fàbrega FX, Martínez Sánchez L, Solà Muñoz S, Martínez Millán D, Ferrés Padró V.
[Abstract unavailable] © 2020 Published by Elsevier Masson SAS on behalf of French Society of Pediatrics. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Episodes of violence suffered by migrants transiting through Libya: a cross-sectional study in "M édecins du Monde's" reception and healthcare centre in Seine-Saint-Denis, France - Reques L, Aranda-Fernandez E, Rolland C, Grippon A, Fallet N, Reboul C, Godard N, Luhmann N.
The objective of the study was to estimate the prevalence of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Snake bites by European vipers in mainland France in 2017-2018: comparison of two antivenoms Viperfav
Context: Today, immunotherapy with Fab or F(ab')2 fragments is considered as a gold standard treatment for patients bitten by vipers. We compared the efficiency of two antivenoms, Viperfav ® and Viperatab®, in mainl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news