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700-plus healthcare workers and patients killed in attacks on facilities: WHO

New York: More than 700 healthcare workers and patients have died, and more than 2,000 have been injured in attacks on health facilities since December 2017, according to a three year analysis by the World Health Organization (WHO) released on Tuesday.

Afghanistan: Blast targets bus carrying health workers, 1 dead

Kabul: At least one person was killed and three others were injured as a blast targeted a bus carrying health workers in Afghanistan's  Kalakan district on Wednesday, media reports said.

Over 200,000 sign petition urging Canadian government to better protect medical workers

Toronto/Sputnik/UNI: A petition undersigned by more than 60 Canadian doctors urging the government to procure more personal protective equipment for frontline healthcare workers amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has garnered more than 200,000 signatures.