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France Announces Second Novel Coronavirus, or MERS, Case
May 13, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

Since Friday, May 10, a second case of novel coronavirus (now being referred to as MERS or Middle East Respiratory syndrome coronavirus) was detected...

Novel Coronavirus Arrives in France
May 10, 2013 | Lauren Edmundson

France’s Pasteur Institute has confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus (NCoV) in France. The 65 year-old man, who remains unnamed, was first...

French Press Reports New Case of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob
Jul 11, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

A new case of vCJD, or variant Creutzfeld-Jakob disease has been reported in France. The French press is not yet reporting the location of the...

Norovirus Outbreaks and Handwashing
Jan 23, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

At the recent Canadian University Press national conference in Victoria, Canada, more than one third of the 370 attendees were struck with norovirus...

Egyptian seeds named as source of German and French E. coli outbreaks
Jul 1, 2011 | healthmap

Investigators at the European Food Safety Authority have found a common link in Germany’s and France’s recent E. coli outbreaks: contaminated...

E. coli Outbreak Affects Children in France
Jun 17, 2011 | healthmap

Seven children in the Nord Pas-de-Calais region of France are currently in the hospital being treated for an E. coli infection. Health officials are...

Meningitis C in France
Feb 25, 2011 | healthmap

France is launching a vaccination campaign, aimed at students, due to the increase in Meningitis C cases in Lille.  Though the case count in the...

Measles in Geneva, Switzerland and Rhônes-Alpes, France
Feb 25, 2011 | healthmap

Twenty-six cases of measles have been identified since January 2011.  This is the biggest outbreak of measles in the canton of Geneva since 2008.  ...