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France relaxes travel restrictions to 7 non-EU countries

  The French government announced that France will relax travel regulations to and from seven non-European countries (including the United Kingdom).    The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated: “From Friday, there will no longer be a need to prove a compelling reason to travel to and from Australia, South Korea, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, […]

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French hospitals send Covid-19 patients to Belgium

  As the hospital reached a saturation point, coronavirus patients in Hauts-de-France, the northernmost region of northern France, were transferred to Belgium.    The Regional Health Service (ARS) said that facilities in some towns and cities in Belgium have provided intensive care beds to ease the pressure on the overcrowded hospitals in France.  ARS said […]

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France to launch its own Covid vaccine soon

  The head of the National Institute of Medicine said that the Covid-19 vaccine made in France is about to be launched.    Gilles Bloch, Chief Executive Officer of the National Institutes of Health (Inserm), told France Info on Wednesday morning: “In the next few months, we will have a French vaccine against Covid-19.” He […]

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Paris: Hospitals reduce non Covid-19 procedures

  As the number of coronavirus patients requiring intensive care may overwhelm the intensive care unit (ICU) network, hospitals in the Paris area have been ordered to cut routine surgical and medical procedures by 40%.    “This is a very stressful situation,” regional health chief Aurelien Rousseau told AFP on Monday. The region of Île-de-France, […]

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