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Brazil s Bolsonaro in hospital, may need surgery: govt

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro is suffering from an "intestinal obstruction" that may need "emergency surgery," the government said on Wednesday after the far-right leader was admitted to hospital due to persistent hiccups......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 15th, 2021

Brazil s Bolsonaro flexes muscles with military parade

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro drew criticism Tuesday for presiding over a military parade outside the presidential palace, a show of strength as he fends off sinking popularity and a raft of investigations......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 11th, 2021

Hot year for Brazil

Brazil is headed for an ugly political confrontation that will culminate in next year’s bitterest (and most interesting) presidential election. Jair Bolsonaro and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva are on a collision course......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Brazil leader promises Yanomami no unwanted mining on their lands

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro promised the Yanomami indigenous people in remarks released Sunday that there will be no mining on their land unless they want it......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 31st, 2021

Go helps Biliran patient needing surgery

Sen. Bong Go has commended the doctors and medical staff at the Philippine General Hospital for the successful surgery and recovery of a patient, who was suffering from a rare skin condition......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 11th, 2021

Anak ni Doris Bigornia nanawagan ng tulong pinansyal para sa ina; 'FundingDoris inilunsad

BAGAMA’T successful ang isinagawang heart bypass surgery sa tinaguriang Mutya ng Masa na si Doris Bigornia noong Peb. 25 ay hindi pa rin pala siya nakalalabas ng hospital. Balita namin, mahigpit pa rin siyang inoobserbahan ng kanyang mga doktor ngayon matapos ang ginawang operasyon sa kanya. Dahil sa malaking gastos ang inabot ng operasyon at […] The post Anak ni Doris Bigornia nanawagan ng tulong pinansyal para sa ina; #FundingDoris inilunsad appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 24th, 2021

Brazil s Bolsonaro takes birthday swipe at Covid restrictions

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro used the occasion of his 66th birthday Sunday to renew his attacks on Covid-19 stay-at-home measures, telling supporters he would fight for their "freedom.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021

Rio closes beaches to curb virus

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AFP) — Rio de Janeiro closed its famed beaches Friday in a bid to contain a surge of Covid-19, a move criticized by anti-lockdown President Jair Bolsonaro, who said sun-deprived citizens risked a lack of vitamin D. Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes said the situation in the iconic beach city was “very […] The post Rio closes beaches to curb virus appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021

San Pablo HCWs receive first Laguna COVID-19 jab

San Pablo City District Hospital OIC Chief, Dr. Edgar Palacol, Intensive Care Unit nurse Marvic Umali, provincial pathologist Dr. Imelda Palacol, and Department of Surgery head, Dr. Francis Ravera.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 8th, 2021

Recovering Woods touched by show of support from fellow golfers

Tiger Woods, recovering in hospital after surgery for serious leg injuries received in a solo car smash, tweeted thanks Sunday for a show of support from fellow pro golfers......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Tiger Woods transferred to Los Angeles hospital for further treatment

Golf superstar Tiger Woods has been transferred to a Los Angeles medical facility for further treatment, according to a statement Thursday from the hospital where he underwent surgery for serious leg injuries after his car crash......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

Tiger& rsquo;s crash injuries cast doubt on future

Los Angeles, United States—US golf legend Tiger Woods was recovering in hospital Wednesday (Thursday Philippine time) after surgery for serious leg injuries sustained in a car crash that have raised fears for the 45-year-old’s career......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Tiger Woods survives crash, but legs broken

Los Angeles---US golf legend Tiger Woods was recovering in a hospital Tuesday after surgery for serious leg injuries sustained in a car crash that law enforcement officials said he was lucky to survive......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

As Brazil reels from pandemic, doll hospital makes kids smile

Wearing a traditional white coat and a surgical mask, "Doctor" Suelen da Silva uses a stethoscope to listen to her patient -- a black doll that she is healing at her home on a hillside near Rio de Janeiro......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 16th, 2020

Black Jesus born in burnt Amazon at Brazil church manger

There was a lot to choose from in 2020, but the church picked two topics that have become particularly pertinent in Brazil since far-right President Jair Bolsonaro took office last year: racism and rampant deforestation in the Amazon......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 14th, 2020

Maradona leaves hospital after surgery

Olivos, Argentina—Argentine football legend Diego Maradona left hospital on Wednesday followed by a convoy of supporters, eight days after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 12th, 2020

Biden victory, loss for Brazil& rsquo;s & lsquo;Tropical Trump& rsquo;

US President-elect Joe Biden’s victory is a loss for the man known as the “Tropical Trump,” Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, whose fervent endorsement of the Republican incumbent leaves him isolated abroad and vulnerable at home, analysts say......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 8th, 2020

Bolsonaro assails Brazil network blaming him for virus deaths

President Jair Bolsonaro lashed out Sunday at the "cowardice" of Brazil's most widely viewed TV network for suggesting he bore heavy blame for the nation's more than 100,000 coronavirus deaths......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 10th, 2020

WHO warns of drawn out pandemic as South Africa cases top 500,000

The UN health agency warned that the coronavirus pandemic would be lengthy and could lead to “response fatigue”, as the case count in South Africa topped half a million. Although many Latin American countries have begun relaxing stay-at-home measures, the virus is still spreading quickly across much of the region Six months after the World Health Organization declared a global emergency, the novel coronavirus has killed more than 680,000 people and infected more than 17.5 million, according to an AFP tally. South Africa is by far the hardest hit country in Africa, accounting for more than half of diagnosed infections, although President Cyril Ramaphosa said the fatality rate is lower than the global average. Health authorities had been expecting a surge in cases after the gradual loosening of a strict lockdown that was imposed at the end of March. Nigeria on Saturday also announced it would ease a lockdown in the commercial capital Lagos, allowing churches and mosques to reopen next week.  An emergency WHO committee reviewing the pandemic “highlighted the anticipated lengthy duration of this COVID-19 outbreak, noting the importance of sustained community, national, regional, and global response efforts”. “WHO continues to assess the global risk level of COVID-19 to be very high,” it said in its latest statement. The agency also said the effects of the pandemic “will be felt for decades to come”. Mexico overtook Britain to become the third hardest hit country in virus deaths — after Brazil and the United States — with more than 46,600 fatal cases. Although many Latin American countries have begun relaxing stay-at-home measures, the virus is still spreading quickly across much of the region, which has now recorded more than four million cases and almost 200,000 deaths. Half of them are in Brazil, where President Jair Bolsonaro said he believes “nearly everyone” will catch the virus eventually, after himself recovering from it. The US, the hardest-hit country in the world, has now tallied more than 4.6 million cases and 154,319 deaths. Vaccine race The outlook was bleak in Asia as well, where India and the Philippines reported record increases in new daily infections. “We are waging a losing battle against COVID-19, and we need to draw up a consolidated, definitive plan of action,” said an open letter signed by 80 Filipino medical associations. Japan’s Okinawa declared a state of emergency after a record jump in cases on the islands — many linked to US military forces stationed there. The pandemic has spurred a race for a vaccine with several Chinese companies at the forefront, while Russia has set a target date of September to roll out its own medicine. However, US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said it was unlikely his country would use any vaccine developed in either nation. “I do hope that the Chinese and the Russians are actually testing the vaccine before they are administering the vaccine to anyone,” he said. As part of its “Operation Warp Speed”, the US government will pay pharmaceutical giants Sanofi and GSK up to $2.1 billion for the development of a COVID-19 vaccine, the companies said. ‘Day of freedom’ France, Spain, Portugal and Italy all reported huge contractions in their economies for the April-June quarter, while Europe as a whole saw gross domestic product fall by 12.1 percent.  Daily case numbers in Switzerland have crept up again in recent weeks, while Norway recorded its first virus death in two weeks. At least 36 crew members confined to a Norwegian cruise ship have tested positive for the new coronavirus, the operator Hurtigruten said on Saturday.  Despite the resurgence in cases, there have been demonstrations in Europe against the curbs.  Thousands protested in Berlin on Saturday urging “a day of freedom” from the restrictions, with some demonstrators dubbing the pandemic “the biggest conspiracy theory”. In South Korea, the elderly leader of a secretive sect at the centre of the country’s early coronavirus outbreak was arrested for allegedly hindering the government’s effort to contain the epidemic. People linked to Lee Man-hee’s Shincheonji Church of Jesus accounted for more than half of the South’s coronavirus cases in February and March, but the country has since appeared to have brought the virus under control. The pandemic has also continued to cause mayhem in the travel and tourism sectors, with more airlines announcing mass job cuts. Latin America’s biggest airline, the Brazilian-Chilean group LATAM, said it would lay off least 2,700 crew, and British Airways pilots overwhelmingly voted to accept a deal cutting wages by 20 percent, with 270 jobs lost......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2020

Brazil first lady tests positive for virus

Brasilia---Brazil’s first lady Michelle Bolsonaro tested positive for the new coronavirus Thursday, the government said, after her husband spent two weeks in quarantine with it......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 31st, 2020

Virus-infected Bolsonaro still roams around Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil (AFP) — Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro refused to let his case of coronavirus keep him down Thursday, going for a spin on a motorcycle and chatting maskless with a team of groundskeepers outside the presidential palace. Bolsonaro, 65, has been in quarantine at the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia since testing positive for the […] The post Virus-infected Bolsonaro still roams around Brazil appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 25th, 2020