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20 Nov
German doctors and their staff have been facing aggression and threats from vaccine opponents. They have described having frayed nerves as pandemic fatigue sets in among patients and medical staff.
9 Sep
Israeli doctors successfully separate one-year-old twins conjoined at the head at the Beersheba Soroka Medical Center, which is considered the first surgery of this kind in Israel.
21 Aug
The President of Nigeria's National Association of Resident Doctors, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi talks to GuardianTV about what government needs to do to end the series of medical staff work stoppages in Nigeria.
3 Aug
Amid a surge in Covid-19 infections, Nigeria's frontline doctors have begun an indefinite strike. The country's Association of Resident Doctors says the government has ignored their demands, which include months of back pay and bonuses for treating coronavirus patients. As France 24's Sam Olukoya reports, it's the fourth time doctors have gone on strike since the start of the pandemic.
21 Jul 2021
Russia is facing its third coronavirus wave and this is the most fatal yet. As the death toll soars, there are still a good number of Russians who are skeptical of the COVID-19 vaccination, including many doctors.
5 Jul 2021
They identified the victims as Maria Hernandez, 35, MSF's emergency coordinator who is a Spanish national; Yohannes Halefom Reda, 31, assistant coordinator and an Ethiopian national; and Tedros Gebremariam Gebremichael, 31, their driver and also an Ethiopian citizen.
20 Jun 2021
Doctors in Germany are urging people to "be patient" and "not harass" medical workers as the country moves toward the end of vaccine prioritization. "Everyone will be vaccinated," they said.
5 May 2021
Hospitals are full, oxygen supplies are low, doctors are exhausted and locals don't trust the government. Why is Tunisia the worst affected country in North Africa?
29 Apr 2021
If Navalny perseveres with his hunger strike he will die, doctors have warned. Meanwhile, the opposition leader has been brought up to speed with the protests across Russia, which have filled him with "hope."
20 Apr 2021
A team of medics including Alexei Navalny's personal doctor, Anastasia Vasilyeva, are denied access to a penal colony hospital where the Russian opposition figure is being treated. Navalny, 44, launched a hunger strike on March 31 and his medical team has warned that his health is failing rapidly.
18 Apr 2021
Intensive care doctors are stepping up the pressure: During the current third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, ICUs are filling fast. Is Germany's health system stretched to its limits?
14 Apr 2021
Resident doctors are threatening to resume their suspended strike in one month should the government fail to implement the latest memorandum of action to the latter.

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