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Government officials, doctors among Ethiopian crash victims

Government officials, doctors among Ethiopian crash victimsADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Three Austrian physicians. The co-founder of an international aid organization. The wife and children of a Slovak legislator. A Nigerian-born Canadian college professor, author and satirist. They were all among the 157 people from 35 countries who died Sunday morning when an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliner crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa en route to Nairobi. Here are some of their stories.



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Doctors demand humanitarian aid be allowed into Venezuela

Doctors demand humanitarian aid be allowed into VenezuelaCUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelan doctors protested Sunday at the entrance to a bridge blocked by their nation's military to demand that humanitarian aid be allowed to enter, as opposition leader Juan Guaido acknowledged the conflict over the food and medical supplies could lead to clashes.



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Second migrant child's death in custody raises alarm for doctors as Nielsen tours border

Second migrant child's death in custody raises alarm for doctors as Nielsen tours borderThe death of an 8-year-old Guatemalan immigrant in custody on Christmas Eve is a sign that U.S. officials need to make dramatic improvements to health and sanitation conditions at the border, says a physician familiar with medical issues faced by migrants.



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Doctors Say Using Tear Gas On Migrant Children Can Have Severe, Long-Lasting Effects

Doctors Say Using Tear Gas On Migrant Children Can Have Severe, Long-Lasting EffectsU.S. border agents fired tear gas Sunday at a group of Central American



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'This Is Our Lane': Doctors Slam NRA After Chicago Hospital Shooting

'This Is Our Lane': Doctors Slam NRA After Chicago Hospital ShootingLess than two weeks after the National Rifle Association launched an attack on



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NRA Tweets Warning To Anti-Gun Doctors: 'Stay In Your Lane'

NRA Tweets Warning To Anti-Gun Doctors: 'Stay In Your Lane'Physicians who treat bullet wounds and deal with gun-related deaths were



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Doctors and nurses rally against Syria regime Idlib offensive

Doctors and nurses rally against Syria regime Idlib offensiveMore than 300 doctors and nurses rallied Sunday in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib, urging the international community to protect them against an expected offensive by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces. Brandishing roses and wearing white coats and blue surgical uniforms, the demonstrators gathered in front of the hospital in Atme, near the border with Turkey, an AFP correspondent reported. Backed by its ally Russia, the Syrian regime has targeted several areas of Idlib with artillery and air strikes, sometimes hitting hospitals and rescue centres in the country’s last major opposition stronghold.



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Separating Breastfeeding Babies From Moms Could Affect ‘Health For A Lifetime': Doctors

Separating Breastfeeding Babies From Moms Could Affect ‘Health For A Lifetime': DoctorsAn international group of physicians condemned the Trump administration on



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'They Are Coming With Little to Nothing.' How New York City Doctors Are Treating Migrant Children

'They Are Coming With Little to Nothing.' How New York City Doctors Are Treating Migrant ChildrenThe children are often sad, confused and lack medical records



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Doctors who treated Skripals uncertain about their long-term health

Doctors who treated Skripals uncertain about their long-term healthThe doctors who treated a Russian former spy and his daughter after they were poisoned with a nerve agent in Britain say they don’t know what the pair’s long term health outlook is – and initially feared the incident could have been much worse. Sergei Skripal, a former colonel in Russia’s military intelligence who betrayed dozens of agents to Britain, and daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a public bench in the southern English city of Salisbury on March 4. Staff at Salisbury hospital, where they were treated, told the BBC that some started to wonder whether they too would fall victim to the nerve agent.



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