In The Papers
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
Martin Luther King: 'A riot is the language of the unheard'We look at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch which says that the phrase that has become ubiquitous in Ferguson is: "We have got to see that a riot is the language of the unheard&quo...
Fears that tiger mosquito could spread dengue in FranceDoctors on the French Riviera have treated 17 people for dengue fever and chikungunya this year, amid fears that a decade-long invasion of Asian tiger mosquitoes in the region coul...
Scientists may have been exposed to anthrax, US agency saysUp to 75 scientists working for the US government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta may have been exposed to potentially deadly live anthrax, the state...
Annie Sparrow, Pediatrician and public health specialistDr. Annie Sparrow is an Australian global health specialist based at New York's Mount Sinai Centre. She has spoken out publicly on how the World Health Organisation, along wit...
WHO warns against new spread of polioThe World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday declared the spread of polio an international public health risk, urging a swift coordinated response across the planet.
West African Ebola outbreak caused by new strain of virusThe virus that has caused a deadly Ebola epidemic in West Africa is a new strain that emerged locally, possibly transmitted by fruit bats, virologists have said.
FRANCE - HEALTH
Man dies in Paris after contracting rabies in MaliA man died on Thursday in a Paris hospital after contracting rabies in Mali, the French Health Ministry said in a statement, in the first human death from rabies in France in more...
Plane from Guinea quarantined in Paris amid Ebola concernsA flight from the Guinean capital of Conakry was quarantined in Paris for two hours on Friday morning, amid rising concern over the unprecedented Ebola epidemic that has hit the We...
FRANCE - GUINEA
France 'on alert’ amid Guinea Ebola outbreakFrance has called for extra “vigilance” among domestic medical services following an unprecedented Ebola outbreak in former French colony Guinea.
Ebola cases confirmed in Guinean capital ConakryAn Ebola epidemic that has killed dozens of people in Guinea's southern forests has spread to the capital Conakry, Guinea's health minister said Thursday, with four new c...
Ebola epidemic reaches Guinea capital, UNICEF saysAn epidemic of the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea has now reached the country’s capital of Conakry, the United Nations children's agency said on Sunday.
In The Papers
IN THE PAPERS