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Madrid hospital struggles with surge in virus cases

Legan - At Severo Ochoa hospital in a Madrid suburb badly-hit during the pandemic's first wave, the intensive care unit is once again full and exhausted medics dread a repeat of the same "horror".

Madrid hospital struggles with surge in virus cases

Legan - At Severo Ochoa hospital in a Madrid suburb badly-hit during the pandemic's first wave, the intensive care unit is once again full and exhausted medics dread a repeat of the same "horror".

Navalny discharged from hospital, eyes full recovery

Berlin - Leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who the West believes was poisoned with a Soviet-era nerve agent, has been discharged from hospital after a month and can make a full recovery, his doctors in Berlin said Wednesday.

Ransomware attack strikes University Hospital New Jersey Special

Ransomware is becoming a growing threat to many sectors, and this includes healthcare where data can prove of particular value to miscreant actors. Attacks normally occur by the inadvertent opening of a seemingly innocuous email.

Lima's Athletes Village playing a role in Peru virus recovery

- The Athletes Village built for Lima's Panamerican Games is being put into service again -- as a hospital treating hundreds of Covid-19 patients.

'Some improvement' in Navalny's condition: Berlin hospital

Berlin - The Berlin hospital treating leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said on Friday there was "some improvement" in his condition after he suffered a suspected poisoning.

Indian businessman converts office into coronavirus ward

Surat - An Indian businessman who recovered from coronavirus has converted his office into an 85-bed facility to provide free treatment for the poor.

Madagascar hospitals 'overwhelmed' by coronavirus surge

Antananarivo - Hospital officials in Madagascar's capital Antananarivo say they are struggling to cope with a rush of coronavirus patients despite the distribution of a herbal drink touted as a remedy by the president.

Bangladeshi coronavirus sufferers shun hospitals

Dhaka - Thousands of beds for coronavirus patients in Bangladesh are lying empty despite the country struggling with a rising caseload as people are too scared to enter hospitals, officials and sufferers say.

Panama hospitals on verge of collapse as virus cases surge

Panama - Hospitals in Panama are on the brink of collapse as coronavirus cases spike in the Central American country worst hit by the pandemic, where doctors are already exhausted.

Iraq virus spike risks pushing strained doctors over the edge

Baghdad - Unpaid salaries, mask shortages, threats from patients' families -- doctors across Iraq are cracking under such conditions, just as they face a long-feared spike in coronavirus cases.

Doctors Without Borders pulls out of Afghan attack hospital

Kabul - Doctors Without Borders has pulled out of a hospital in the Afghan capital where gunmen last month killed 25 people, including mothers, in a horrific attack on a maternity ward.

Delhi coronavirus fears mount as hospital beds run out

New Delhi - Ashwani Jain succumbed to the coronavirus in an ambulance as his family pleaded with several hospitals to take him in, the latest victim of the pandemic sweeping through the Indian capital and exposing a deadly shortage of hospital beds.

MSF urges probe into gruesome Afghan hospital attack

Kabul - Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Wednesday called for an inquiry into last month's horrifying attack on an Afghan hospital, which the international charity said killed 18, including some women who were about to give birth.

Belarus volunteers plug gaps in supplies to virus-hit medics

Minsk - Young men in dark hoodies and tracksuit bottoms form a human chain to pass down black sacks from a storeroom and pile them in the back of a car.

Peru says will build hospital in Amazon for COVID-19 patients

- Peru said it will construct a fast-build hospital in the Amazon as it seeks to respond to a growing COVID-19 emergency sweeping through the indigenous population.

No beds, packed morgues: Mumbai hospitals near collapse

Mumbai - Packed morgues, bodies in wards, patients forced to share beds and medical workers run ragged: Mumbai's war against coronavirus has pushed the Indian city's hospitals to breaking point.

Afghan hospital attackers 'came to kill mothers': MSF

Kabul - Gunmen who stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital this week had come to "kill the mothers," a medical charity said, as survivors expressed shock and horror at the gruesome attack.

Headscarves and bare hands: women deliver baby during Kabul hospital attack

Kabul - As armed men rampaged through an Afghan hospital, shooting dead mothers and babies, a group of pregnant women hid in a room with one of them about to give birth.

Afghan hospital attackers 'came to kill mothers': MSF

Kabul - Gunmen who stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital this week had come to "kill the mothers" at the maternity ward, medical charity Doctors Without Borders has said.

Bangladesh builds mega field hospital as virus outbreak worsens

Dhaka - Bangladesh has prepared a huge field hospital in three weeks to treat coronavirus patients in an attempt to fight the intensifying outbreak in the country.

Pompeo urges Kabul, Taliban cooperation after 'appalling' attack

Washington - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday urged the Afghan government and Taliban to cooperate after grisly attacks on a maternity hospital and a funeral dealt a blow to US efforts to end the war.

Russia launches ventilator probe after five die in 'nightmare' fire

Sanktpeterburg - Officials launched a probe into ventilators used at some Russian medical facilities on Tuesday after five coronavirus patients, including three attached to the breathing machines, died in a fire at a Saint Petersburg hospital.

Afghan forces to resume offensive after infants, mourners attacked

Kabul - Afghanistan's floundering peace process appeared further in peril Tuesday, with security forces ordered to resume offensive operations after attacks targeted a maternity ward and mourners at a funeral.

In Madrid flat, four young doctors face pandemic together

Madrid - In their tiny living room, Maria Luisa Prado told her flatmates about a 28-year-old woman "who was also a family doctor like us" who died from coronavirus.

Clinging to life in a Paris intensive care unit

Paris - Two hospital rooms, next to each other but separated by fate: In one, a COVID-19 patient still unconscious and weakening after five weeks of round-the-clock care.

German virus patients are 'lucky' ones

Aachen - After making it through the first night breathing on her own, 60-year-old Martina Hamacher can only say: "I've been lucky.

Barcelona's biggest hospital devoted to virus patients

Barcelona - There is an eerie silence in the corridors of Barcelona's biggest hospital and angst inside the intensive care units, where all efforts are being directed to fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

Greek health workers demonstrate over coronavirus conditions

Athens - Hundreds of Greek healthcare workers demonstrated on Tuesday to protest at working conditions and lack of manpower and equipment in public hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic.

New 4,000-bed coronavirus field hospital opens in London

London - Britain on Friday opened a new 4,000-bed temporary hospital to treat the most seriously ill coronavirus patients, as day-on-day deaths surged to a new record and royal officials said Queen Elizabeth II would make a rare crisis address to the nation.
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