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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar flanked by Microsoft's Co-founder Bill Gates and state's Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi launches the book 'Routine Immunization', in Patna

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School students participate in a rally to raise awareness on Diabetes, in Kolkata

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Women take part in 'Pinkathon Guwahati 2019' run organised to encourage women’s health and fitness in Guwahati.

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Magadh Mahila College students form a human chain to create awareness about Diabetes, in Patna.

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A Jammu and Kashmir academic arrangement teacher faints during a protest, in Jammu.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal gets his blood pressure checked during a visit to Mohalla Clinic, in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh flags off nine Cancer Detection Units (Buses) from Kapurthala House, in New Delhi.

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Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif celebrate a court decision in favor of their leader, outside a hospital where he is receiving treatment, in Lahore, Pakistan. A Pakistani court has suspended the conviction of Sharif on medical grounds for eight weeks so that he can continue to receive medical treatment.

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A woman on a stretcher is assisted by a companion after a powerful earthquake was felt in Davao City, Philippines.

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Union Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad meets with beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat Yojana, in Patna.

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A doctor checks a patient suffering from dengue fever at a special emergency ward, set up following the outbreak of the disease, at Children Health Hospital in Chennai.

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal undergoing blood pressure tests after inauguration of Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinic at Sangam Vihar Flyover, Wazirabad in New Delhi.

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Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) workers spray bleaching powder at Rajendra Nagar area, in Patna. After severe floods, Bihar has been hit by a dengue outbreak with over 250 dengue cases registered in Patna since September 27.

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Union Minister and Patna Sahib MP Ravi Shankar Prasad meets with patients being treated for dengue, at Patna Medical College and Hospital in Patna. As per the state health department, around 250 dengue cases have been registered in Patna since September 27, when the downpour began and continued for the next couple of days.

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat visits former CM Harish Rawat at a hospital, in Dehradun.

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Wounded men receive treatment at a hospital after a bomb blast in Nangarhar, province east of Kabul, Afghanistan. An afghan official says a bomb blast in eastern Nangarhar province has killed at least 10 people, including a child. Ataullah Khogyani, the governor's spokesman, said over 20 other people were wounded in the attack targeting a minibus carrying new army recruits in Jalalabad city.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to mental health professionals during his visit to Watford General Hospital, in Watford. Britain and the European Union appeared to be poles apart on a potential Brexit deal, with the Dutch government urging the British government to offer "more realism and clarity," and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisting the bloc has to soften its stance.

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino, right, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, left, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), pose for the media at the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva. FIFA president Gianni Infantino says a new partnership with the U.N. health agency is a "starting point" to help leverage the global appeal of soccer to improve health outcomes. Infantino says the association with the World Health Organization will work to "elaborate concrete solutions" and insists that FIFA's corporate sponsors, including Coca-Cola and McDonald's, are "progressing" on health.

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US President Donald Trump, center, holds up an executive order concerning Medicare, in The Villages, Florida.

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Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan at the launch of the ‘TB Harega Desh Jeetega’ campaign, in New Delhi.

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BJP’s Swami Chinmayanand being attended by a doctor at his residence in Shahjahanpur. A 23-year-old law student has accused the Chinmayanand of raping her for more than a year.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy interacts with the victims of Godavari boat tragedy during his visit at Government General Hospital, Rajahmundry, East Godavari district.

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An office employee gets a medical assistance outside their building following a magnitude 5.5 that rocked some areas of the country's north, including in the capital, that also briefly disrupted train services in Manila, Philippines. The Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology says Friday's quake was centered about 40 kilometers northeast of the coastal town of Burdeos in northeastern Quezon province and was caused by movement in a local fault at a shallow depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles). There were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.

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One of the five terminally-ill children, being made police commissioner for an entire day by Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao to fulfil their wishes, in Bengaluru.

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Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani flags off a wheelchair rally to mark Spinal Cord Injury Day, in New Delhi.

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Participants during a wheelchair rally, organised to mark Spinal Cord Injury Day, in New Delhi.

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A victim of a blast in a fireworks factory at Batala, being brought to Guru Nanak Hospital for treatment, in Amritsar. At least 18 people have died, 15 others injured and many feared trapped under the debris in Gurdaspur district.

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Fitness enthusiast Johnny C., 63, of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, jumps rope on the wet sand in his hometown. The popular summer tourist destination is gearing up the big Labor Day weekend.

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Members of Trinamool Congress admitted in the Sian Sub-Divisional hospital after a clash between two groups of TMC to collect water from the pump for irrigation, at Dongra village in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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Former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar with US President Donald Trump at the Trump Bedminster Golf Course in New York. Gavaskar utilized the time between the limited overs and the test match series of the West Indies tour America to create awareness of the Heart to Heart foundation (h2h). This is in collaboration with the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai which is providing free surgeries for children with congenital heart defects.

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Patients wait for treatment outside LNJP Hospital during doctor's strike against National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, in New Delhi.

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Patients wait at the OPD Block of IGIMS during doctors' strike against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, in Patna.

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A Walmart employee receives medical attention after a shooting at the store in Southaven, Miss.

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ANM training on importance of weight gain during pregnancy and counselling on diet in Udaipur

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PMMVY beneficiary tracking in Udaipur

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Observance of monthly sector meeting by health department in Udaipur, Rajasthan

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Capturing weight of new born using Digital Weighing Machine in Hanumangarh SNCU facility in Udaipur

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Installation of Digital Weighing machine to capture accurate weight of new-born infant in Udaipur

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ASHA in Udaipur, conducting POSHAN Varta meeting in the community. POSHAN Varta is based on Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) method.

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ANM of Udaipur got trained on diet counselling and importance of weight gain during pregnancy. In the photograph: trained ANMs with their counselling tool

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ANM checking the weight of pregnant during ANC check-up, Udaipur

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ANM counselling expectant mothers on importance of weight gain during MCHN day in Udaipur

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Spreading awareness through wall painting, reaching out to male members of the community too, Udaipur.

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Wall painting in Gogunda disseminating messages on care during pregnancy, Udaipur, Rajasthan

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers carry an injured girl on a stretcher after an airstrike hit the northern town of Ariha, in Idlib province, Syria. Syrian activists and a doctor say a government airstrike killed several people when it hit a weekly open-air market in a busy town in the last rebel stronghold in northwestern Syria.

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Medical officers distribute medicines to flood victims in Gagalmari, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam.

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Medical officials distribute medicines to flood victim at a temporary shelter on an embankment in flood affected Gagalmari, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam.

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A doctor checks a young flood victim at a temporary shelter on an embankment in Gagalmari, Assam.

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A medical team travels on a boat to attend to flood victims in Gagalmari, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam.

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Haj pilgrims being administered vaccination ahead of their pilgrimage to Mecca, in Bikaner.

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Health officials conduct check-up of flood-affected people at Panikhaiti Hatishila area on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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A patient on a wheelchair being attended to by his relatives outside the LNJP Hospital during a strike by the resident doctors, in New Delhi.

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Relatives of a child-patient wait at Calcutta Medical College & Hospital during junior doctors' statewide strike after a doctor was assaulted over alleged negligence, in Kolkata.

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A patient, in an ambulance, waits at Calcutta Medical College & Hospital during junior doctors' statewide strike after a doctor was assaulted over alleged negligence, in Kolkata.

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A child showing symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) being shifted to a hospital in Muzaffarpur.

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A child showing symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) being shifted to a hospital in Muzaffarpur.

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A child showing symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) being treated at a hospital in Muzaffarpur.

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A doctor treats a child showing symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) at a hospital in Muzaffarpur.

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Children showing symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) being treated at a hospital in Muzaffarpur. At least a dozen children in the city have died due to the disease while many others are being treated in several hospitals.

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Children showing the symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) being treated at a hospital in Muzaffarpur. At least a dozen of children in the city have died due to the disease while many others are being treated in several hospitals.

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Health Minister of Kerala KK Shailaja during a meeting with the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, in New Delhi.

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Dawood Ibrahim’s brother Iqbal Kaskar being taken to a civil hospital for routine check up, in Thane.

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Health officials at an isolation ward of Ernakulam Medical College in Kochi.

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Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja and IAS Collector K Mohammed Y Safirulla during a press conference to confirm that a 23-year-old college student admitted to a hospital in Kochi had been infected with the Nipah virus, in Kochi.

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Latheesha Ansari, born with the rare disorder of brittle bone disease that results in breaking bones easily, appears in the Civil Services Examinations (Pre) in Thiruvananthapuram. Latheesha is now suffering from lung-related problems and is using breathing apparatus. Even though help from the government was sought for the apparatus.

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A civilian, who was injured during clashes near Kulgam encounter site, being shifted to SMHS hospital, in Srinagar.

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Pakistani villagers push to enter a hospital for blood screening for HIV in a village near Ratodero, a small town in southern province of Sindh in Pakistan where the outbreak of deadly disease took place last month. Officials say about 500 people, mostly children, have tested positive for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, in a southern Pakistani provincial district. A local doctor who has AIDS has since been arrested and is being investigated for possibly intentionally infecting patients.

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Volunteers rush an injured victim of bombing to a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan. Pakistani police say a powerful bomb attached to a motorcycle exploded at a mosque in the southwestern city of Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province.

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Arelys Pulido holds her two-month-old daughter Zuleidys Antonella Primera after she had her feet prints taken for her birth certificate at the Erazmo Meoz hospital in Cucuta, on Colombia's border with Venezuela. Colombia's government grants newborns like Zuleidys Antonella Primera, born of illegal Venezuelan migrants, full health care during the first year of life and allows them to enroll in school, but experts on statelessness fear that if Venezuela's crisis drags on for years, they could approach adulthood without key rights such as the ability to travel legally, buy property or get married.

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A health worker gives a polio vaccination to students in Peshawar, Pakistan. Pakistani officials say hundreds of school children have been taken to hospitals complaining of nausea and vomiting after being given polio vaccinations.

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In this photo provided by the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 2-year-old Gael Jesus Pino Alva is held by his mother, Giannina Alva, at the hospital in Memphis. Gael was one of eight babies with "bubble boy disease" who have had it corrected by gene therapy that ironically was made from one of the immune system's worst enemies _ HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

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Bollywood actor Sonali Bendre during the 5th International Conference CAHOCON 2019 organised by Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organisation (CAHO), in Mumbai

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The Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, Shri Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha lighting the lamp at the International Convention on the World Homeopathy Day, in New Delhi

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A Yemeni girl who was injured in an explosion lies in a bed at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen. Yemeni medical officials say a big explosion at a warehouse in the capital killed at least seven children in nearby schools and wounded over 50 people, including schoolchildren. The rebels say an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeted the warehouse and damaged nearby schools. The Houthi rebels, who have controlled the capital since 2014, sealed off the area.

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Visitors look at a tall bodybuilder in the fair halls at the world's largest fitness trade show FIBO (Fitness and Bodybuilding) in Cologne, Germany.

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Bodybuilder Jens wears a shirt reading 'The Beast' when he talks to a woman at the world's largest fitness trade show FIBO (Fitness and Bodybuilding) in Cologne, Germany.

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Female bodybuilder Natalyia Kuznetsova shows her muscles at the world's largest fitness trade show FIBO (Fitness and Bodybuilding) in Cologne, Germany.

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Children wait for a meal at a camp for displaced survivors of cyclone Idai in Dombe, about 280km west of Beira, Mozambique. The Indian Ocean port of Beira, a city of 500,000, is where most of the more than 1,400 cases of cholera have been reported since the outbreak was declared a week ago in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai. Mozambican authorities have reported two deaths so far from the acute diarrheal disease, which can kill within hours if not properly treated.

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Women and children wait in a queue for oral cholera vaccinations, at a camp for displaced survivors of cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique.

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A woman has her index finger marked after receiving an oral cholera vaccination at a camp for displaced survivors of cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique.

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A baby receives an oral cholera vaccination at a camp for displaced survivors of cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique.

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A woman receives an oral cholera vaccination at a camp for displaced survivors of cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique. A cholera vaccination campaign is kicking off to reach nearly 900,000 cyclone survivors in Mozambique as officials rush to contain an outbreak of the disease.

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Families are seen inside a tent at a camp for displaced survivors of cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique. Mozambican and international health workers raced to contain a cholera outbreak in the cyclone-hit city of Beira and surrounding areas, where the number of cases has jumped to more than 1,000.

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An Injured of rain storm from Bara district is being brought to a government hospital, in Birgunj, 136 kilometers (85 miles) from Kathmandu.

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A woman fetches water from an unprotected source in Beira, Mozambique. Cholera cases among cyclone survivors in Mozambique have jumped to 271, authorities said. So far no cholera deaths have been confirmed, the report said. Another Lusa report said the death toll in central Mozambique from the cyclone that hit on March 14 had inched up to 501. Authorities have warned the toll is highly preliminary as flood waters recede and reveal more bodies.

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A health worker prepares to clean the floors in a ward with people diagnosed with cholera at a treatment centre in Beira, Mozambique.

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A health worker walks through a ward at a cholera treatment centre in Beira, Mozambique.

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A young girl diagnosed with cholera is checked by a doctor at a treatment centre in Beira, Mozambique. Cholera cases among cyclone survivors in Mozambique have jumped to 271, authorities said, a figure that nearly doubled from the previous day.

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Submerged huts near Beira, Mozambique. The first cases of cholera have been confirmed in the cyclone-ravaged city of Beira, Mozambican authorities announced on Wednesday, raising the stakes in an already desperate fight to help hundreds of thousands of people sheltering in increasingly squalid conditions.

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A woman prepares a temporary structure she built after her house was destroyed, on the outskirts of Beira in Mozambique. The first cases of cholera have been confirmed in the cyclone-ravaged city of Beira, Mozambican authorities announced raising the stakes in an already desperate fight to help hundreds of thousands of people sheltering in increasingly squalid conditions.

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Paramedics and police officers remove a man from where two vehicles collided on Sand Point Way Northeast in Seattle. Police are investigating a shooting in the area.

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A protester smokes a pipe during a demonstration by Indigenous people outside Sao Paulo's municipal building. Indigenous groups across Brazil are protesting a proposal to transfer indigenous health services from the federal government to municipalities.

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A health worker inspects a babys' feet before entering a cholera treatment center in Beira, Mozambique.

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Pataxo men protest against the proposal by Brazil's president to transfer the responsibility of health care services from the federal level to municipal governments, outside the Ministry of Health, in Brasilia.

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A health worker gives a polio vaccination to a child in Lahore, Pakistan. A Pakistani health official says the country has kicked off its first nationwide polio vaccination campaign for the year in efforts to eradicate the crippling disease by the end of 2019. Pakistan reported only eight new polio cases in 2018.

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Veterinarians and volunteers of Sumatra Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) tend to a female orangutan they named 'Hope' during a surgery for infections in some parts of the body and to fix broken bones, at SOCP facility in Sibolangit, North Sumatra, Indonesia. A veterinarian says the endangered orangutan that had a young baby has gone blind after being shot at least 74 times, including six in the eyes, with air gun. The baby orangutan died from malnutrition last Friday as rescuers rushed the two to the facility.

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Indonesian medics give medical attention to an injured earthquake survivor in Bayan, North Lombok, Indonesia. Officials say an earthquake has triggered a landslide that hit a popular waterfall on Indonesia's Lombok island.

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Ambulance staff take a man from outside a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand. Multiple people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers on what the prime minister called "one of New Zealand's darkest days," as authorities detained four people and defused explosive devices in what appeared to be a carefully planned attack.

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Blast victims shifted to Govt Medical College hospital for treatment, in Jammu. More than two dozen people were injured in a grenade attack by suspected terrorists at the crowded general bus stand in Jammu.

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Imagine fighting breast cancer, then a full recovery after dispiriting chemo sessions and lumpectomy. Imagine, now, the foe surfacing in your liver and backbone. Another spirited fight, another defeat for the Emperor. Such is the pluck of Indian-origin Malaysian Vaishnavi Poovanedran. Does spirit enhance beauty? Ask that on her Instagram account.

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