French authorities orders the culling of 1,000 minks in the Eure-et-Loir region after lab analyses detected a mutated version of SARS-CoV-2 in one farm. All animal products in that farm will be destroyed.
France and Germany end talks with the United States to reform the World Health Organization, after the former two's respective health ministries expressed opposition to the attempt from the US at leading the talks, despite the US having decided to leave the organization.
France's electoral commission orders French media not to publish contents of Emmanuel Macron's leaked campaign emails to avoid influencing the presidential election, warning journalists could face criminal charges for publishing the material.
France seeks United States and Russian support for a Security Council resolution to impose a new truce that will allow aid into Aleppo, which has experienced two weeks of heavy Syrian and Russian bombing of rebel-held areas.
One person is brain dead and five people are critically ill in Rennes, France, from a clinical trial of an experimental drug made by Portuguese drug company Bial. The six men, aged 28 to 49, had been in good health prior to the start of this test. All trials on the drug are suspended.
An Algerian C-295 military transport plane with six people on board crashes near Avignon in southern France. Rescuers locate the remains of four of the passengers, while two others remain missing. [https:--www.reuters.com-article-2012-11-09-us-france-plane-idUSBRE8A816K20121109 (Reuters)] [http:--www.trust.org-alertnet-news-algerian-military-plane-crashes-in-france-four-dead- (Trust.org)]date=August 2019