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Surgeon faces legal action for trying to sell Bataclan victim X-ray as NFT
A senior French surgeon faces legal action and a possible disciplinary charge after attempting to sell an X-ray of a concert-goer who was shot during the 2015 attack on the Bataclan music hall in Paris.
Elderly woman forced to isolate under a tree in remote community due to lack of facilities
A resident of the remote community of Yuendumu, who is caring for a toddler and a partner on dialysis, is pleading with the Northern Territory government to provide a local quarantine facility, after her Covid-positive elderly relative was forced to sleep outside on the veranda and spend three days under a tree in order to safely isolate from the rest of the family.
Four California healthcare providers to receive millions in grants to combat staff burnout
As front-line healthcare workers continue to be spread thin by the pandemic and high numbers of COVID-19 hospitalizations, four California healthcare organizations will receive a combined $8.7 million in federal funding to combat burnout and promote mental health among staffers in an attempt to curb attrition.
Ireland announces annual bank holiday to honour Covid victims and workers
Ireland is to get a bank holiday as a national commemoration of those who have lost their lives to Covid and to recognise those who worked on the frontline of the pandemic, the government has announced.
India's COVID cases hit 8-month high, experts say peak weeks away
Government scientist warns it will take weeks before hospitalisations and deaths data will show how severe the latest wave will be.
Kashmir health workers brave cold to vaccinate remote villages
Published On 19 Jan 202219 Jan 2022 In a village in Indian-administered Kashmir, health worker Masrat Farid packs her bag with vaccines on a frigid morning as strong winds sweep snow through the air.
Papua New Guinea reports first Omicron cases, amid fears over low vaccination rate
Local authorities in Papua New Guinea are calling for calm, after the country announced its first case of the Omicron variant.
Worst of Omicron wave could be 'done with' in some countries - WHO
The Omicron wave may have peaked in some countries, global health leaders have said.
South American health networks struggling as Omicron cases rise
Omicron coronavirus variant is fuelling rising numbers of infections across the region, including among health workers.
One hundred doctors locked out of Western Australia weeks before state reopens
One hundred doctors, including specialists, consultants and locums for remote areas, are locked out of Western Australia, with Mark McGowan's government refusing G2G passes despite the entry of Covid-19 being mere weeks away.