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'So much death': LA hospital reels at center of Covid storm

Los Angeles - Deep within a South Los Angeles hospital, a row of elderly Hispanic men lay hooked up to ventilators -- their bodies resting in induced comas -- while nurses clad in spacesuit-style respirators checked their patients' bleeping monitors in the otherwise...

10 babies killed in India hospital fire

Mumbai - Ten babies were killed in a maternity unit in the Indian state of Maharashtra early Saturday when fire tore through a major hospital, a doctor said.

Students earn their spurs in packed Czech hospitals

Prague - Hundreds of medical students have volunteered to help out in Czech hospitals packed with Covid-19 patients where staff are struggling with one of the highest infection rates in the world.

Cars swallowed by sinkhole outside Italy hospital

Rome - Patients had to be evacuated from a hospital in Naples on Friday after a huge section of the carpark collapsed, causing water and electricity to be cut off.

Syria graduate doctors set to battle Covid in rebel hub

Kilis - Mohammed Mostafa al-Mohammed started studying medicine in rebel-held northern Syria to help the victims of war, but instead he has graduated into a world battling the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Outrage in Haiti over spike in kidnappings

Port-au-prince - Staff at multiple Haitian healthcare facilities went on strike Monday to protest the kidnapping of an intern, part of widespread public outrage at a recent increase in abductions on the island.

France church attacker transferred to Paris

Nice - The Tunisian migrant who was shot and seriously wounded after killing three people in a knife attack on a French church last month was flown Friday from the southern city of Nice to Paris for treatment.

US authorities warn of 'imminent' cyber threat to hospitals

Washington - US security authorities warned Wednesday of an "imminent cybercrime threat" to hospitals and healthcare providers, urging them to increase their protection.

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.
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