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The Medical Scandal Uncovered by a Tweet

How a single tweet following a routine gynaecology exam led to a slew of accusations about medical malpractice in France.

When a French woman became concerned about the way her routine gynaecology exam was carried out, her husband asked a simple question about standard procedures on Twitter. The tweet triggered a slew of accusations about medical malpractice in France.
We also hear from Emily Bingham, whose Facebook plea for people to stop asking ‘when will you have a baby?’ struck a chord online.

Produced by Estelle Doyle.

(Photo: Doctors hand holding a speculum / Photo Credit: BBC)

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18 minutes

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  • Sat 3 Oct 2015 17:32GMT
  • Sun 4 Oct 2015 04:32GMT
  • Sun 4 Oct 2015 09:32GMT
  • Sun 4 Oct 2015 23:32GMT

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