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German killer nurse's suspected victims pass 100

Berlin - A German nurse who used lethal drugs on patients out of "boredom" is responsible for the deaths of 106 people, investigators said Thursday, noting the toll could rise further as more bodies are studied.

German killer nurse behind over 100 patient deaths: police

Berlin - A nurse jailed for life in Germany two years ago for murdering patients with lethal drugs is responsible for the deaths of more than 100 patients, investigators said Thursday.

Texas church shooter once escaped mental hospital, made threats

Sutherland Springs - The man who shot dead 26 people in a Texas church once escaped from a mental hospital and made death threats against his military superiors while serving in the US Air Force, according to a police report.

Nathan Adrian visits the Children's Hospital Oakland

Oakland - In mid-October, Olympic gold medalist swimmer Nathan Adrian visited the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland in California.

Polish health sector needs treatment: striking doctors

Varsovia - A month into a hunger strike by young Polish doctors, whose call for more public health spending the public backs, and the results are in: the medical sector needs treatment.

Former American hostage hospitalized in Canada: media

Ottawa - American Caitlan Coleman was rushed to a hospital only days after being freed with her family from five years captivity at the hands of Taliban-linked kidnappers, local media reported.

Islamic State group loses emblematic Syria stronghold Raqa

Ak - US-backed forces took full control of Raqa from the Islamic State group on Tuesday, defeating the last jihadist holdouts in the de facto Syrian capital of their now-shattered "caliphate".

As Syria's Raqa battle nears end, road to rescue lengthens

Ak - "Don't close your eyes. Stay awake!" the anti-jihadist Syrian fighter yelled at his injured comrade as a Humvee whisked them across the Islamic State group's former stronghold Raqa.

Rohingya toll mounts as Bangladesh hospitals struggle

Cox's Bazar - With no money even to bury his eight-year-old daughter, Ali Hossain broke down as he recounted her final moments, the latest Rohingya refugee to die in Bangladesh as fears mount over outbreaks of disease.

Doctors and hospitals among Taliban casualties of war

Kandahar - After the Taliban closed his local health clinic, Afghan farmer Haji Fazel Ahmad was forced to rent a car to take his sick wife to the nearest hospital six hours away. To his dismay the insurgents had shut that too.

Wounded Rohingya overwhelm Bangladesh hospital

Chittagong - Nurses at the Bangladeshi hospital treating 16-year-old Rohingya refugee Mohammad Junaed for a bullet wound have had to tie him to his bed to stop him jumping out of it in pain whenever the morphine starts to wear off.

Grinding conflict takes toll on Afghan military hospital

Kabul - Three of the five surgeons at a military hospital in Afghanistan's bloodiest province are learning their skills on the job as they struggle to keep up with a never-ending flow of injuries.

US nurse arrested for not giving police patient's blood

Los Angeles - Police in the US state of Utah have launched an investigation after video footage showed an officer forcibly arresting a nurse for refusing to draw blood from an unconscious patient.

German killer nurse murdered 'at least 90 patients': police

Berlin - A male nurse jailed for life two years ago for killing two patients with lethal drug overdoses murdered at least 90 patients in total, police said Monday, calling it post-war Germany's worst killing spree.

Automation of hospital services using cloud based technology

Data reviewed by Acuity Link found that the typical time it takes to book a non-emergency transport was up to 14 minutes per call; following this a patient, on average, is required to have to wait over one hour to be transported.

Charlie Gard's life became 'soap opera': clinician

London - A clinician who treated Charlie Gard, the terminally-ill British baby who died last month, said Saturday his short life became a soap opera fuelled by President Donald Trump and the pope.

At least 35 killed in Taliban attack on central Afghan hospital

Kabul - At least 35 people were killed when the Taliban attacked a hospital in central Ghor province over the weekend, a presidential spokesman said Monday.

Vatican fraud trial over cardinal's luxury pad kicks off

Vatican City - A trial against two former members of a Vatican foundation charged with embezzling charity money to refurbish the luxury apartment of a cardinal opened Tuesday.

Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's health deteriorates

Bejing - Fears about the health of China's cancer-stricken Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo rose on Thursday as the hospital treating him said the liver function of the country's most prominent democracy advocate had deteriorated.

Chinese activist Liu's liver function deteriorates: hospital

Bejing - The liver function of China's Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo "has deteriorated", the hospital treating him said Thursday, raising fears about the cancer-stricken activist's future.

Tougher fighting, more suicide attacks as IS hits back in Mosul

Mosul - Iraqi forces are facing increasingly difficult fighting and a rising number of suicide attacks, including some by female bombers, in the final stages of the battle for Mosul, commanders said Monday.

Iraq forces retake hospital near Mosul's Old City

Mosul - Iraqi forces have recaptured a hospital and other medical facilities in west Mosul, further isolating Islamic State group holdouts in the Old City, officers said.

Going to hospital? Data breaches are an added concern

When you’re in hospital thinking about data breaches and cyber security may not be your top concerns. However a new study has found some 1,800 occurrences of data breaches in patient information have occurred in the past seven years.

Afghanistan sacks top generals over brazen hospital attack

Kabul - Afghanistan on Tuesday sacked 12 army officers including two generals for negligence over an insurgent attack on the country's largest military hospital, which pointed to a spectacular intelligence failure.

In Iraq's Mosul, a school becomes a field hospital

Mosul - Fifteen-year-old Mohammed enthusiastically helps the staff of a makeshift hospital set up in the bullet-scarred school in west Mosul where he himself studied before jihadists seized Iraq's second city.

Afghan military rejects claims insiders aided hospital attack

Kabul - Afghanistan's defense ministry Wednesday shrugged off allegations that insiders were involved in a catastrophic insurgent attack on the country's largest military hospital, as it faces scathing public criticism over the assault.

Insiders aided Kabul hospital attack, survivors say

Kabul - Insiders including two interns were among the attackers who launched a gun-and-grenade assault this week on Afghanistan's largest military hospital, killing more than 100 people, multiple surviving staff and security sources told AFP.

Insiders aided Kabul hospital attack, survivors say

Kabul - Insiders including two interns were among the attackers who launched a gun-and-grenade assault this week on Afghanistan's largest military hospital, killing more than 100 people, multiple surviving staff and security sources told AFP.

Insiders aided Kabul hospital attack, survivors say

Kabul - Insiders including two interns were among the attackers who launched a gun-and-grenade assault this week on Afghanistan's largest military hospital, killing more than 100 people, multiple surviving staff and security sources told AFP.

'It was a massacre': Survivors recount Kabul hospital attack

Kabul - With his voice trembling, nurse Abdul Qadeer recalled the horror of coming face-to-face with one of the gunmen who stormed Kabul's main military hospital, as his terrified colleagues leapt out of high-floor windows to save themselves.
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