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Trending Medical and health breaking news France says children must wear masks on transport from age six

Trending Medical and well being breaking information France says youngsters should put on masks on transport from age six

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Children on French public transport will soon have to wear a face mask from the age of six upwards, the government decreed Saturday, as part of its latest measures against coronavirus. Masks had previously been compulsory from the age of 11, but Paris is tightening regulations given the rapid spread of…

Trending Medical and health breaking news France introduces free contraception for women aged 18-25

Trending Medical and well being breaking information France introduces free contraception for girls aged 18-25

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Free birth control for all women under 25 will be available in France from Saturday, expanding a scheme targeting under-18s to ensure young women don’t stop taking contraception because they cannot afford it. The scheme, which could benefit three million women, covers the pill, IUDs, contraceptive patches and other methods composed…

Trending Medical and health breaking news France sees over 100,000 daily virus infections for 1st time

Trending Medical and well being breaking information France sees over 100,000 every day virus infections for 1st time

Hospital workers pose for a selfie together in the COVID-19 intensive care unit of the la Timone hospital in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021. Marseille’s La Timone Hospital, one of France’s biggest hospitals, has weathered wave after wave of COVID-19. Credit: AP Photo/Daniel Cole France has recorded more than 100,000 virus infections in…

Trending Medical and health breaking news France breaks 100,000 barrier for 24-hour COVID infections

Trending Medical and well being breaking information France breaks 100,000 barrier for 24-hour COVID infections

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain COVID infections in France hit six figures Saturday, health officials recording 104,611 cases over the previous 24 hours, the third consecutive day the numbers have been record highs. The latest figures, from France’s public health agency, come ahead of a video-conference meeting Monday in which President Emmanuel Macron and key members…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Portugal, France begin vaccinating younger children

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Portugal, France start vaccinating youthful kids

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Portugal, one of the countries with the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates worldwide, began inoculating over-fives Saturday, and France said it was ready to roll out jabs for them from next week. Europe is currently battling to rein in the spread of the highly mutated Omicron variant of the coronavirus, believed to…

Trending Medical and health breaking news France records more than 50,000 daily COVID cases

Trending Medical and well being breaking information France data greater than 50,000 every day COVID instances

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain France on Saturday said more than 50,000 people had tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as COVID-19 cases rocketed despite millions receiving a vaccine booster shot. The country recorded 51,624 new daily cases of COVID, health authorities said. France has recorded an average of almost 41,000 new cases…