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LVMH makes free sanitiser for French hospitals during Covid-19 outbreak

LVMH will begin producing hand disinfectant gel at three factories belonging to its perfume and cosmetics unit, for distribution to French hospitals...

16 Mar 2020

GLOBAL

Fear spreads easily. That's what gives the Wuhan coronavirus economic impact

One way to count the cost of the Wuhan coronavirus is by how many people catch it, and then how many die. Another is the direct financial costs of public health measures to treat those infected and contain its spread...

By Ilan Noy 30 Jan 2020

GLOBAL

Coronavirus does not look like a 'black swan' event - here are some reasons to be cautiously optimistic

The alarm is sounding again. The Asia financial markets were reasonably calm about the new coronavirus until the news of the lockdown of the whole city of Wuhan in China on 23 January...

By Zheng Wang 27 Jan 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Inaugural Lions Health Awards now accepting entries

CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.

9 Jan 2014

FRANCE

Vitamin C kills tuberculosis cells

PARIS, FRANCE: Scientists said on Tuesday (21 May) they had managed to kill laboratory-grown tuberculosis (TB) bacteria with good old Vitamin C, an "unexpected" discovery they hope will lead to better, cheaper drugs.

22 May 2013