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A woman who had an abortion on her Malta flight cannot get an abortion | world News

By Frances Demilio, The Associated Press ROME (Associated Press) – A pregnant American woman who suffered an incomplete miscarriage while on vacation in Malta will be flown to a Spanish island Thursday for a contagion control procedure because Maltese law prohibits abortion under any circumstances, the woman’s partner said. Jay Wilder told The Associated Press …

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Monkeypox cases are on the rise — here’s what we know so far

When experts in the UK confirmed the first case of monkeypox on May 7 this year, epidemiologist Andrea McCollum and her colleagues at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention followed closely. Human monkeypox infection is rare, especially outside Central and West Africa where the virus is endemic in animals and spreads primarily in …

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A woman who had an abortion on her Malta flight cannot get an abortion

Rome – The woman’s partner said a pregnant American woman who suffered an incomplete miscarriage while on vacation in Malta will be flown to a Spanish island on Thursday for an infection prevention measure because Maltese law prohibits abortion under any circumstances. Jay Wilder told The Associated Press by phone from a hospital on the …

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The United States released 1,200 monkeypox vaccines in response to the outbreak

CNN – With the number of monkeypox cases rising amid an ongoing global outbreak, US health officials said Friday they are ramping up testing, contact tracing, and expanding access to vaccines and treatments. As part of these efforts, about 1,200 doses of the monkeypox vaccine have been administered in the United States, said Dr. Raj …

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