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A woman, who underwent a sterilization surgery at a government mass sterilisation "camp", sits in hospital bed at CIMS hospital in Bilaspur...A woman, who underwent a sterilization surgery at a government mass sterilisation "camp", sits in hospital bed at Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences (CIMS) hospital in Bilaspur, in the eastern Indian state of Chhattisgarh, November 13, 2014. The doctor whose sterilisation of 83 women in less than three hours ended in at least a dozen deaths said on Thursday the express operations were his moral responsibility and blamed adulterated medicines for the tragedy. Dr R. K Gupta, who says he has conducted more than 50,000 such operations, denied that his equipment was rusty or dirty and said it was the government's duty to control the number of people that turned up at his family-planning "camp". REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee (INDIA - Tags: HEALTH CRIME LAW SOCIETY)

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A woman, who underwent a sterilisation surgery at a government mass sterilisation “camp”, sits in hospital bed at Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences (CIMS) hospital in Bilaspur, in the eastern Indian state of Chhattisgarh. The doctor whose sterilisation of 83 women in less than three hours ended in at least a dozen deaths said on Thursday the express operations were his moral responsibility and blamed adulterated medicines for the tragedy. Dr R. K Gupta, who says he has conducted more than 50,000 such operations, denied that his equipment was rusty or dirty and said it was the government’s duty to control the number of people that turned up at his family-planning “camp”. 

Parra, a doctor who treated Spanish nurse Romero Ramos who contracted Ebola, looks out of a window from his isolation ward at the Carlos III hospital in Madrid...Juan Manuel Parra (L), a doctor who treated Spanish nurse Teresa Romero Ramos who contracted Ebola, looks out of the window of the isolation ward as another unidentified person occupying an adjacent room looks on, at Madrid's Carlos III hospital, October 10, 2014. Seven people turned themselves in late on Thursday to an Ebola isolation unit in Madrid where Teresa Romero, the nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola outside Africa, lay gravely ill.

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Juan Manuel Parra, a doctor who treated Spanish nurse Teresa Romero Ramos who contracted Ebola, looks out of an open window of the isolation ward as another person occupying an adjacent room looks on, at Madrid’s Carlos III hospital

A young girl suspected to be infected by Ebola has been moved to quarantine in a hospital in Foredugu. Ebola may only be present in a few African nations, but fears over the crippling outbreak are infecting economies across the continent and may put its envy-inducing growth prospects at risk.

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A young girl waits at a hospital in Foredugu, where patients suffering from Ebola are being treated. Ebola may only be present in a few African nations, but fears over the crippling outbreak are infecting economies across the continent

A Palestinian girl who was wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a UN school in Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, waits for treatment at the Kamal Edwin hospital in Beit Lahia where victims from the attack were brought early on July 30, 2014. Israeli bombardments early on July 30 killed "dozens" Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 16 at a UN school, medics said, on day 23 of the Israel-Hamas conflict.

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A Palestinian girl who was wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a UN school in Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, waits for treatment at the Kamal Edwin hospital in Beit Lahia where victims from the attack were brought to early on Wednesday

At least 16 killed, among them seven children, in UN-run school ...epa04329005 Palestinians first responders rush a man who got injured when a UN school for refugees was according to medics hit by an Israeli tank shell cry in the over crowded emergency room of Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahia, 24 July 2014. At least 16 Palestinians were killed, among them seven children, and some 200 injured when an UN-operated school north of Gaza City was struck by Israeli tank shells, the Gaza Health Ministry said. Witnesses, who were in the school run by the United Nations for Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA), said Israeli tanks fired four shells at the school.  EPA/OLIVER WEIKEN

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Palestinians and first responders rush a man to the emergency room in Kamal Adwan Hospital. He got injured when a UN school for refugees was according to medics hit by an Israeli tank shell. Witnesses, who were in the school run by the United Nations for Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA), said Israeli tanks fired four shells at the school. 

epa04320458 A nine year old Palestinian boy holds his sister (1.5 years) in the emergency room of the Shifa hospital in Gaza City, 18 July 2014. The girl got injured by shrapnel after a tank fired at their home in the Shuja'iyya neighbourhood of East Gaza early morning.  EPA/OLIVER WEIKEN

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A nine-year-old Palestinian boy holds his 1-and-a half-year-old sister in the emergency room of the Shifa hospital in Gaza City on Friday. The girl was injured by shrapnel after a tank fired at their home in the Shuja’iyya neighbourhood of East Gaza early morning 

Chelsea pensioners attend the annual Founder's Day parade at Royal Hospital Chelsea in London June 5, 2014.

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Chelsea pensioners attend the annual Founder’s Day parade at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, on Thursday

Uncles of Pakistani student, Zoubair Latif, 17, who was killed in a suicide bombing, mourn his death while waiting at a hospital to take the body for burial, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up not far from Pakistan s military headquarters Monday, killing more than a dozen of people a day after a militants bombing inside an army compound in the northwest of the country, officials and militants said.

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Uncles of Pakistani student, Zoubair Latif, 17, who was killed in a suicide bombing, wait at a hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan to take the body for burial. A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up not far from Pakistan’s military headquarters on Monday, killing more than a dozen people. It came a day after a powerful bomb ripped through a Pakistan army truck in the country’s northern city of Bannu near the Afghan border, killing at least 20 soldiers.

Afghanistan women health...epa03930038 Afghan women wait to receive medical treatment at a local hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, 30 October 2013. In rural areas of Afghanistan women are not allowed to seek medical help from a male doctor. Afghanistan has the second highest maternal mortality rate in the world where poor health conditions and malnutrition made pregnancy and childbirth exceptionally dangerous for Afghan women.  EPA/S. SABAWOON

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Afghan women wait to receive medical treatment at a local hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. In rural areas women are not allowed to seek medical help from a male doctor. Afghanistan has the second-highest maternal mortality rate in the world. 

Pakistani patients, suffering from the mosquito-borne disease, dengue fever, lay in beds covered with nets at an isolation ward of a hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Dengue, a flu-like illness, is spread by the Aedes mosquito and spikes during the annual monsoons in Pakistan, when the rains leave puddles of stagnant water where the insects breed.

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Patients suffering from the mosquito-borne dengue fever in an isolation ward at a hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. The disease is particularly prevalent during the monsoon season

People pray in Pretoria's Petra church d...People pray in Pretoria's Petra church during a gospel mass on July 7, 2013. Former South African president Nelson Mandela lays in critical condition in Pretoria's Medi Clinic Heart hospital where emotional crowds gathered outside, as relatives and clan elders made preparations for the revered former South African leader's final journey. Singing supporters amassed outside the Pretoria hospital where the 94-year-old anti-apartheid hero was fighting for his life. AFP PHOTO / Filippo MONTEFORTEFILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images

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People pray in Pretoria’s Petra church during a gospel mass on Sunday. Nelson Mandela, former South African president, remains in a critical condition in Pretoria’s Medi Clinic Heart hospital where emotional crowds continue to gather, as relatives and clan elders make preparations for the revered former leader’s final journey

A woman from a prayer group plays an instrument on July 4, 2013 outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria, where former South African President Nelson Mandela is staying. The exhumed remains of three of Nelson Mandela's children at the centre of an ugly family feud were due to undergo forensic tests today before reburial in the ailing anti-apartheid hero's childhood village. The public row comes as the 94-year-old former political prisoner, who became South Africa's first black president, lies critically ill in what is now his fourth week in hospital.

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A woman from a prayer group plays an instrument on Thursday outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria, where former South African president Nelson Mandela is staying. The exhumed remains of three of Nelson Mandela’s children at the centre of an ugly family feud were due to undergo forensic tests today before reburial in the anti-apartheid hero’s childhood village. The public row comes as the 94-year-old former political prisoner, who became South Africa’s first black president, lies critically ill in hospital.

Lehlohonolo Nkosi waves in front of her mother's shadow as they leave the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital, where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated, in Pretoria...Lehlohonolo Nkosi (7) waves in front of her mother's shadow as they leave the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital, where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated, in Pretoria July 3, 2013. Ailing anti-apartheid leader Mandela remained in hospital on Monday in a "critical but stable" condition, the government said. Mandela has been in the Pretoria hospital for more than three weeks receiving treatment for a recurring lung infection, his fourth hospitalisation in six months.

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Seven-year-old Lehlohonolo Nkosi waves in front of her mother’s shadow as they leave the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital, where Nelson Mandela, former South African President, is being treated, in Pretoria on Wednesday 

Wellwisher Daniel Sello cries out his thanks to Nelson Mandela in front of the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where he is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa Thursday, June 13, 2013. Former South African President Nelson Mandela is spending a sixth day in the hospital and while there was no immediate update on his health Thursday, President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday reported that Mandela was responding better to treatment for a recurring lung infection.

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Well-wisher Daniel Sello cries out his thanks to Nelson Mandela in front of the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria where the former South African president is being treated. Mr Mandela is spending a sixth day in hospital and while there was no immediate update on his health on Thursday, President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday said Mr Mandela was responding better to treatment for a recurring lung infection.