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Democrats favor building on ACA over ‘Medicare for All’

As with Barack Obama's salesmanship of Obamacare more than a decade ago, Harris' health plan relies upon the exact strategy the Urban Institute researchers decried of promising everything to everybody. Mr. Biden's deputy campaign manager, Kate Bedingfield, criticized the plan's 10-year rollout of Medicare for All , noting it pushes off a full implementation until after a two-term presidency.

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Second Ebola case in DRC’s Goma confirmed to be dead

Goma , a lakeside city of more than two million people close to the Rwanda border, had already brought in infection prevention and control measures in anticipation of the arrival of the virus. "The population in Goma, DRC is highly mobile, so this is an event we have anticipated". "This is why we have been doing intensive preparedness work in Goma so that any new case is identified and responded to immediately", Ghebreyesus tweeted .

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Gabbard: Harris Owes 'Apology' for Her Attorney General Tenure

Gabbard said that while Harris, D-Calif., is proud of her record, she is "deeply concerned". Cory Booker of New Jersey, who sparred with Biden on criminal justice, particularly for a crime bill Booker said wrongly hit African Americans harder by punishing crack possession more than cocaine.

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Congo officials say second Ebola case confirmed in city of Goma

Over the next six months, WFP will almost double its food assistance and nutritional support to 440,000 Ebola-affected people in DR Congo, Mr. Verhoosel announced , adding that this would include "primarily contacts of victims and their families, as well as confirmed and suspected cases".

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Rwanda shuts DR Congo border amid Ebola crisis

The Ebola coordinator for North Kivu province, Dr. Aruna Abedi, confirmed the wife's case to The Associated Press hours after that of the child. On July 17, the World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak an global emergency after it spread to eastern Congo's biggest city, Goma.

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Nagaland health minister urges people to support in eliminating Hepatitis

Lions Club of Ongole Citizens president Sk. "Most commonly people mistake their symptoms as flu instead of hepatitis", says Dr Harikumar R Nair, senior consultant , hepatologist & liver transplant physician, Gleneagles Global Health City. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. With the advent of direct-acting antiviral agents (DAA), hepatitis C can now be cured, yet the treatment of the disease still faces obstacles.