Tag Archives: ‘Deaths

Flu deaths hit 300 as ‘peak’ passes

About 300 people have died from the flu this year but experts believe Australia’s “moderately bad” season has probably already hit its peak. The flu season started early this year after a mild one in 2018, leading to significantly higher numbers of influenza cases than usually experienced by this point. Influenza expert Professor Robert Booy… Read More »

Korian shares slump after food poisoning deaths in French nursing home

A French gendarme stands at the entrance of the “La Cheneraie” EHPAD (Housing Establishment for Elderly Dependant People) care home following the deaths of five people as a result of suspected food poisoning in Lherm, southern France, April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau LHERM, France (Reuters) – Shares in social healthcare provider Korian tumbled on Monday… Read More »

Health chiefs announce review into deaths of up to 250 heart patients

Urgent probe launched into how 250 patients died at a scandal-hit NHS heart unit The review concerns former patients at St George’s Hospital in London Complex heart surgeries were suspended at the hospital in 2018 amid concerns  Reports last year revealed a years-long feud between cardiac surgeons The ongoing row was endangering patients’ health, experts… Read More »