Health

Health - The French government has said it plans to take the rare step of reimbursing prescription-bought condoms to combat the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. The measure announced on Tuesday comes ahead of World AIDS Day on Saturday and following a study in July which showed that cases of STD’s had tripled in France between 2012 and 2016, with 15-24 year-olds particularly affected. The study indicated the rise was due to people having sex with "an increasing number of partners coupled with the non-systematic use of condoms".

 

 

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Evening Update Tuesday 12 November

One person has been seriously injured in accident involving two cars and a motorcyclist on the A8 motorway ... Evening Update Tuesday 12 November Read More

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Road accident

An accident involving two cars and a motorcyclist has paralysed the A8 motorway westbound just after the Antibes paytoll. ... Road accident Read More

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Weather warning

Météo France has placed the Var region on a yellow weather alert due to strong winds forecast. The warning is in place from 7pm to 10pm this evening w... Weather warning Read More

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Femicide in France

The daughter of the woman killed by her husband in northern France on Sunday, November 10th, has said she believes “that the authorities took too long... Femicide in France Read More

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Paris Peace Forum

The second edition of the Paris Peace Forum opens today. Some thirty heads of state and governments will be present. French President Emmanuel Macron ... Paris Peace Forum Read More

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