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Retired doctors, medics abroad answer coronavirus calls

Retired doctors, medics abroad answer coronavirus calls

On a St. Patrick's Day like no other last month, Irish Health Minister Simon Harris launched a recruitment drive to tackle the coronavirus outbreak with a stark message: ‘Your country needs you.’

US coronavirus cases surge past 100,000 as doctors protest over medical shortages

US coronavirus cases surge past 100,000 as doctors protest over medical shortages

The sum of known coronavirus US cases soared well past 100,000, with more than 1,600 dead, as weary doctors and nurses protested at shortages of scarce medical supplies ...

Nine doctors die from coronavirus in Philippines

Nine doctors die from coronavirus in Philippines

Nine doctors have died in the Philippines from the coronavirus, the country's top medical association said Thursday, as hospitals were overwhelmed and medics complained about a lack of protection on the frontlines.

Chinese doctors 'using plasma therapy' on coronavirus patients

Chinese doctors 'using plasma therapy' on coronavirus patients

Doctors in Shanghai are using infusions of blood plasma from people who have recovered from the coronavirus to treat those still battling the infection, reporting some encouraging preliminary results ...

German police raid doctors, pharmacists in cancer-drug fraud probe

German police raid doctors, pharmacists in cancer-drug fraud probe

Hundreds of police officers searched 47 properties in Germany on Tuesday morning on suspicion of accounting fraud involving cancer drugs.

Doctors say Assange could die in prison if not treated

Doctors say Assange could die in prison if not treated

More than 60 doctors have demanded urgent medical treatment for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, according to British media reports.

QRCS to bring more doctors under medical scholarship programme

QRCS to bring more doctors under medical scholarship programme

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), together with Hamad Medical Corp (HMC) and Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS), has finalized the process of bringing an 8th batch of Palestinian physicians to Qatar ...

Nobel Medicine Prize won by doctors for work on cells' response to oxygen

Nobel Medicine Prize won by doctors for work on cells' response to oxygen

Two Americans and a Briton won the 2019 Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for discovering a molecular switch that regulates how cells adapt to fluctuating oxygen levels ...

Zimbabwe doctors' labour leader 'kidnapped' during strikes: union

Zimbabwe doctors' labour leader 'kidnapped' during strikes: union

Union activists and rights campaigners on Sunday accused Zimbabwe's security forces of kidnapping the leader of a doctors' union, who disappeared during a strike he had helped organise.

German court rules in favour of doctors who let suicide victims die

German court rules in favour of doctors who let suicide victims die

Doctors in Germany are not obliged to try to save someone's life against their will following a suicide attempt, a court has ruled.

Indian doctors strike over violence from patients and families

Indian doctors strike over violence from patients and families

Tens of thousands of Indian doctors went on strike Monday calling for more protection against violence by patients and their families, as parliament met for the first time since national elections.

WCM-Q graduates highest number of Qatari doctors in its history

WCM-Q graduates highest number of Qatari doctors in its history

Thirty-four graduates received their Cornell University MD degrees at a ceremony at Sheraton Doha in the presence of their family, friends and WCM-Q faculty and staff.