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Hospitals in Brazil are being forced to intubate coronavirus patients without sedatives amid critical medicine shortages caused by the country’s current outbreak, reports claim. A doctor at the Albert Schweitzer municipal hospital in Rio de Janeiro said that doctors are resorting to tying patients to their beds in order to ventilate them. Medics have also
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The Foreign Office has summoned the Russian ambassador over concerns of “a pattern of malign behaviour”, as the US announced sanctions against Moscow. Cyber intrusions, interference in democratic processes and the build-up of military forces near the Ukrainian border and in illegally annexed Crimea were among the reasons the Foreign Office said it had summoned
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Uighur people from Xinjiang working in other parts of China are subject to “political” checks and work under strict “half-military” style management, according to new evidence discovered by Sky News. The Xinjiang government runs an official “labour transfer programme”, according to its 2019 Five Year Plan, “so as to provide more employment opportunities for the
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A twerking dance troupe’s performance at the launch of the Australian navy’s newest ship has created a multi-layered furore after complaints it was too risque were followed up with criticism of the national broadcaster. What began as initial criticism of the show itself turned into claims of inaccurate reporting and exploitation, with “deceptive editing” blamed
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Over 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations have now been given in the EU – and a major extension to the European Commission’s contract with Pfizer-BioNTech has been announced. European Union countries will receive 50 million more coronavirus vaccines produced by Pfizer-BioNTech in the second quarter of 2020, head of the commission Ursula von der Leyen said,
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