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GE unit boosts medical dye output as China COVID lockdown cuts supplies

Completed GE digital anesthesia care stations are seen at a GE Healthcare manufacturing facility during the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Madison, Wisconsin, US April 21, 2020. REUTERS/Daniel Acker Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING/LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) – General Electric’s (GE.N) healthcare unit said on Tuesday it had increased …

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At least 3,000 have died in Ukraine for want of disease treatment, WHO says

GENEVA, May 10 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization’s European chief said on Tuesday that at least 3,000 people had died in Ukraine since Russia’s invasion in February because they had been unable to access treatments for chronic diseases. So far, the UN health agency has documented some 200 attacks in Ukraine on healthcare facilities, …

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Trudeau: Canada to be good energy partner with Europe but won’t compromise climate goals

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an interview with Reuters, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine May 8, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, May 8 (Reuters) – Canada wants to be a good energy partner to Europe but will not abandon its climate …

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‘Like a prison’: Shanghai, Beijing ratchet up COVID curbs

Shanghai tells some to stay home, not receive deliveries Part of push to eliminate infections by late May -sources Chinese capital Beijing imposes tightest curbs so far Lawyers question legality of tough measures as anger grows China export growth weakest in two years SHANGHAI/BEIJING, May 9 (Reuters) – China’s two largest cities tightened COVID-19 curbs …

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Ukraine troops retreat from Popasna, Luhansk governor confirms

Re-elected head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov attends an inauguration ceremony in Grozny, Russia October 5, 2021. REUTERS/Chingis Kondarov/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 8 (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops retreated from the eastern Ukrainian city of Popasna, the governor of Luhansk region said on Sunday, confirming previous reports …

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Russian bombing of Ukraine school kills 2, 60 feared dead – governor

Luhansk governor says Russia bombed school sheltering 90 Trapped Azovstal civilians evacuated Britain pledges $1.6 bln more military support and aid G7 leaders to talk with Zelenskiy in show of unity KYIV, May 8 (Reuters) – Russia’s bombing of a school in the eastern Ukrainian village of Bilohorivka two people and left 60 in the …

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Brazil’s Amazon deforestation hits April record, nearly double previous peak

SAO PAULO, May 6 (Reuters) – Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon surged to record levels for the month of April, nearly doubling the area of ​​forest removed in that month last year — the previous April record — preliminary government data showed on Friday, alarming environmental campaigners. In the first 29 days of April, deforestation in …

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Germany to send seven howitzers to Ukraine in further policy reversal

SLIAC, Slovakia, May 6 (Reuters) – Germany will deliver seven self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine, Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht said on Friday, in a further reversal of a longtime policy not to send heavy weapons to war zones due to the country’s Nazi past. The howitzer delivery, on top of five such removal systems the Netherlands …

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At least 228 probable cases of child hepatitis so far: WHO

A logo is pictured at the World Health Organization (WHO) building in Geneva, Switzerland, February 2, 2020. Picture taken February 2, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GENEVA, May 3 (Reuters) – A World Health Organization spokesperson said on Tuesday that it had received reports of at least …

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Explainer: Can pill prescriptions overcome US state abortion bans?

May 4 (Reuters) – If the US Supreme Court reverses its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision guaranteeing abortion rights nationwide, demand for abortion pills, which can be prescribed through online telemedicine visits, will likely rise. Conservative states have already rushed to restrict the practice, and if Roe falls, they will be able to ban …

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