Doctors alarmed as surge in RSV cases fills German hospitals

BERLIN — Intensive care doctors in Germany warned Thursday that hospital pediatric units in the country are stretched to breaking point in part due to rising cases of respiratory infections…

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ACLU warns Tenn. hospital over transgender treatment policy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Civil rights advocates say a Memphis hospital is no longer providing gender-affirming surgeries, a move they argue is illegal and discriminatory. According to the American Civil Liberties…

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Prosecutors move to dismiss Wisconsin abortion ban challenge

MADISON, Wis. — A group of prosecutors is asking a judge to toss out Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul’s lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s 173-year-old ban on abortions, arguing that it lacks…

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China eases virus controls amid effort to head off protests

BEIJING — More Chinese cities eased anti-virus restrictions and police patrolled their streets Thursday as the government tried to defuse public anger over some of the world’s most stringent COVID…

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African continent finally to receive 1st mpox vaccines

NAIROBI, Kenya — Africa’s top public health body says the continent is set to receive its first batch of mpox vaccines as a donation from South Korea. The Africa Centers…

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China eases some virus controls, searches pedestrians

BEIJING — More Chinese cities eased some anti-virus restrictions as police patrolled their streets to head off protests Thursday while the ruling Communist Party prepared for the high-profile funeral of…

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