World Briefs: Study: Flu meds safe for pregnant mums

Study: Flu meds safe for pregnant mums

PARIS • Unborn babies suffer no harm when their mothers take flu medication during pregnancy, a study said yesterday.

It was the largest study to assess the potential risks of taking oseltamivir or zanamivir, better known as Tamiflu and Relenza, during pregnancy, its authors said.


Two hurt as French cop accidentally fires gun

VILLOGNON (France) • A French policeman accidentally fired his gun, slightly injuring two people at an event where President Francois Hollande was speaking in south- western France. Mr Hollande was inaugurating part of a high-speed rail line when the incident occurred.


UN to South Sudan: Let our aid workers in

JUBA • A United Nations aid coordinator called on South Sudan to allow access to those in need after unrest forced some relief workers to leave one of two northern counties where famine had been declared last week.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 02, 2017, with the headline 'World Briefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe