Normandy: The Bronchiolitis Epidemic Arrives, Babies, First Victims

HEALTH: As every year, the epidemic of bronchiolitis strikes first. In Normandy, it peaked in mid-December 2017. All of France is affected Before the flu and gastroenteritis, the bronchiolitis . Increased sharply since the end of November 2017, the epidemic has reached its maximum phase around December 6, in  Normandy . According to the latest epidemiological bulletin of Public Health France , released December 13, the …

Rhône-Alpes: Several Departments Plagued by a Serious Outbreak of Chickenpox

HEALTH: Isere, Savoie and Haute-Savoie are most affected … The region is one of five regional departments affected by the disease. According to the bulletin weekly Riverkeeper Network, published Wednesday, Rhône-Alpes is currently experiencing an outbreak of chickenpox, described as “moderate” by the observatory GPs. The unevenly affected departments This childhood disease , which results in the appearance …

Flu Epidemic – Emergency Measures Announced

The Health Minister, Marisol Touraine, gave the green light for emergency measures in hospitals, such as the cancelling non important operations, to answer the most important flu epidemic that France has seen in the last five years. “We had not seen such a large epidemic since the 2009/2010 pandemic,” says epidemiologist Isabelle Bonmarin, responsible for …