01 April 2020


Paris to transfer 38 coronavirus patients to other regions on Wednesday: officials (3)
PARIS (Reuters) - Paris health officials will begin transferring 38 critical coronavirus patients by high-speed train from the Paris to regions that have been less overwhelmed to ease pressure on the capital's intensive care capacity, officials said on Tuesday. "What is planned from the Paris region by TGV transport is (to transport) 38 sick people", Bruno Riou, who heads up the crisis team for the Paris hospitals, told reporters.
Ex-Syrian vice president Khaddam dies in France-source close to him (2)
Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020 6:15 PM MYT PARIS (Reuters) - Abdul-Halim Khaddam, a former Syrian vice president who became a prominent opponent of President Bashar al-Assad's rule after fleeing to Paris in 2005, died on Tuesday in France, Salah Ayach, a Syrian exile who was close to him, said.
France uses army helicopters to ferry critical virus patients abroad (2)
Christian Hartmann, John Irish STRASBOURG/PARIS (Reuters) - Army helicopters on Monday transported coronavirus patients fighting for their lives from eastern France to hospitals in Germany and Switzerland as the country battled to free up space in life-support units. A patient, infected with coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is carried on a stretcher into a Caiman helicopter from the French army during transfer
Prayer meeting at evangelical church spawned biggest cluster of COVID-19 in France (1)
by REUTERS PARIS Europe Mar 30, 2020 11:09 am GMT+3 The center of Mulhouse, the epicenter of the outbreak in France, March 9, 2020. (AP Photo) by REUTERS Mar 30, 2020 11:09 am From the stage of an evangelical superchurch, the leader of the gospel choir kicked off an evening of prayer and preaching: "We're going to celebrate the Lord!
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