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Multiple Casualties Reported after Explosion at UK Warehouse

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A local British emergency services department says there have been "multiple casualties" following a large explosion Thursday at a warehouse near the southwest England city of Bristol.
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UK Authorizes Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine for Emergency Use

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British officials authorized a COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use on Wednesday, greenlighting the world's first shot against the virus.
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German Lab Seeks Quicker Virus Tests

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A German lab is hoping to cut the time it takes to send coronavirus tests across Berlin by using drones, thereby avoiding the capital's clogged roads.
A nurse puts on PPE at an Italian hospital.

Ambulances Park Outside European Hospitals Awaiting Beds

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Intensive care is the last line of defense for severely ill coronavirus patients and Europe is running out – of beds and the doctors and nurses to staff them.
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Ottawa Paramedic Service Taking Steps to Control COVID-19 in Staff

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The service reported two cases of the virus by staff members, meeting Ottawa Public Health's definition of a workplace outbreak.
A rescuer kissed a young girl found in the rubble.

Turkish Rescuers Pull Girl from Rubble Four Days after Quake

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Wrapped in a thermal blanket, the girl was taken into an ambulance on a stretcher to the sounds of applause and chants of "God is great!" from rescue workers and onlookers.
A young woman is pulled from the rubble.

Rescuers Weep as Turkey Pulls Two Girls from Rubble

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The overall death toll in Friday's quake reached 87 on Monday after teams found more bodies amid toppled buildings in Izmir, Turkey's third-largest city.
The photo shows health care workers transport a COVID-19 patient.

Short of Medics as Virus Surges, Central Europe Sounds Alarm

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Medical personnel from the Nebraska and Texas national guards are expected to arrive to help treat patients at Prague's military hospital and a new field hospital.
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Germany, France Gear up for New Lockdowns as Virus Surges

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Germany and France were bracing for new lockdowns Wednesday, as governments sought to stop the fast-rising tide of coronavirus cases that are beginning to fill European hospitals.
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Dutch Hospital Airlifts Patients to Germany Amid Virus Surge

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This was the first such international airlift since the global pandemic first threatened to swamp Dutch hospitals in the spring.