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Israel-Gaza violence erupts for first time since end of last month’s fighting

The flare-up, a first test for Israel’s new government, followed a march in East Jerusalem on Tuesday by Jewish nationalists that had drawn threats of action by Hamas, the ruling militant group in Gaza. The Israeli military said its aircraft attacked Hamas armed compounds in Gaza City and the southern town of Khan Younis and… Read More »

Furor Erupts: Billions Going To Hospitals Based On Medicare Billings, Not COVID-19

Probably few hospital systems need the emergency federal grants announced this week to handle the coronavirus crisis as badly as Florida’s Jackson Health does. Miami, its base of operations, is the worst COVID-19 hot spot in one of the most severely hit states. Even in normal years, the system sometimes barely makes money. At least… Read More »

Man’s face erupts in nasty pustules after catching deadly fungal infection

A man’s face erupted in nasty pustules after he caught a deadly fungal infection. Doctors discovered the 29-year-old had contracted Talaromyces marneffei — one of the world’s “most feared fungi.” When he visited the doctor, he said he had been suffering from a cough, shortness of breath and a fever for two months, the New… Read More »