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International aid reaches Tonga with clean water, supplies

Wtop 23 Jan 2022
The main airport runway has been cleared of ash spewed when the nearby Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted a week ago ... Ships from the U.S ... Also deployed was the HMAS Adelaide, an Australian navy ship, with helicopters on board as well as engineers and a 40-bed hospital. The ship can generate electricity and purify water ... U.N ... Source .
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Planes land in Tonga for relief effort

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 23 Jan 2022
The explosion also set off a Pacific-wide tsunami that smashed boats in New Zealand and caused an oil spill in Peru ... Ships from the U.S ... Also deployed was the HMAS Adelaide, an Australian navy ship with helicopters on board as well as engineers and a 40-bed hospital. The ship can generate electricity and purify water ... U.N ... (AP/Martin Mejia). .
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Australia delivers water, telecommunications aid to Tonga

West Hawaii Today 23 Jan 2022
ADVERTISING ... The explosion also set off a Pacific-wide tsunami that smashed boats in New Zealand and caused an oil spill as far as Peru ... Ships from the U.S ... Also deployed was the HMAS Adelaide, an Australian navy ship, with helicopters on board as well as engineers and a 40-bed hospital. The ship can generate electricity and purify water ... ADVERTISING ... .
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Australia delivers water, medicine and telecoms aid to tsunami-hit Tonga

Irish Independent 22 Jan 2022
... are going smoothly, with the Tongan government and military officials working together, he said.Ships from the US and UK are on their way, he added.Also deployed was the HMAS Adelaide, an Australian navy ship, with helicopters on board as well as engineers and a 40-bed hospital.
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Flights carrying food, water and medical supplies land in Tonga

The Irish Times 22 Jan 2022
Obviously it’s a very, very difficult time for the people of Tonga ... Ships from the US and UK are on their way, he added ... Photograph ... Also deployed was the HMAS Adelaide, an Australian navy ship, with helicopters on board as well as engineers and a 40-bed hospital. The ship can generate electricity and purify water ... – AP. .
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Military personnel arrive at Camp Grayling for 'Winter Strike' training

Petoskey News-Review 22 Jan 2022
GAYLORD — Since 9/11, most U.S. military training exercises have focused on a desert environment ... Scott Meyers of the Michigan National Guard ... The economic benefits extend beyond the hospitality industry. "The participating units are shipping supplies to the area for the exercise so the economic impact will include other local businesses," Meyers said.
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Backtracking: The Early Years: A manhunt, city annexation attempt and disease-fighting experiment made local news ...

The Daily Star 22 Jan 2022
8 The Star reported, “The bullet-torn body of Alphonse Rocco was claimed last night from a Cobleskill funeral home.” Rocco’s uncle phoned the Bundy Funeral Home and asked that the body be shipped to a Brooklyn undertaking establishment.
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Family that celebrated a birthday two days ago, father who is yet to be told ...

Indian Express 22 Jan 2022
Rupesh Walavalkar, a relative of the Chopdekars, said, “When the fire broke out, Purushottam managed to evacuate all family members but somehow got stuck inside.” Purshottam, who worked for the Shipping Corporation of India, was declared brought dead at Nair hospital.
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Do we have the willpower to emerge from COVID?

The Sharon Herald 21 Jan 2022
THE United States is slowly — too slowly we would argue — putting the pieces in place to emerge from a global pandemic that has worn everyone down ... Masks are on the way ... The masks are shipping this week for distribution next week ... Hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, grocery stores ... Evangelical Community Hospitals has also give thousands of shots ... CNHI ....
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Texas’ 'maternity deserts' grow as staff shortages close rural labor and delivery units

Brownwood Bulletin 21 Jan 2022
A few weeks ago, a woman gave birth at Hereford Regional Medical Center, a critical access hospital in the Texas Panhandle ... “The hospitals are doing a very selfless thing by shipping those patients, because they know they can’t handle them without the right staffing ... More.Amid latest COVID spike, Texas hospitals say staffing shortage is accelerating.
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Reagan: Deregulating the cruise ships

Longview News-Journal 20 Jan 2022
It almost seems like the CDC wants to sink cruise ships. Since the start of its war against COVID-19, the CDC — everyone’s favorite public health care bureaucracy — has been torpedoing the cruise ship industry with unnecessarily strict regulations that are only making it harder for the industry to survive the pandemic and its lockdowns.
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Tufts Medical Center Converting Its Children’s Hospital Into Adult ICU

CBS Sports 20 Jan 2022
BOSTON (CBS) — Tufts Children’s Hospital, formerly known as the Floating Hospital For Children, is being converted into an adult ICU ... The hospital for sick and injured infants, children and teenagers was founded as a hospital ship in Boston Harbor in 1894, as medical experts back then believed the fresh ocean air would be beneficial to patients.
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Global shipping costs are moderating, but pressures remain

B & FT Online 20 Jan 2022
Shipping costs soared over the past year as consumers unleashed pent-up savings to buy new merchandise while the pandemic continued to snarl the world’s supply chains ... Lockdowns, labor shortages, and strains on logistics networks led to shipping-cost increases and significantly lengthened delivery times, though those pressures are easing.
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In major shift, Tufts closing children's hospital, expanding adult care

Business Journal 20 Jan 2022
Tufts Medical Center began treating pediatric patients in 1894 on a hospital ship that would ...
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Hospital to convert pediatric beds to boost adult capacity

Daily Times Chronicle 20 Jan 2022
BOSTON (AP) — The more than 40 inpatient beds at Boston's Tufts Children's Hospital will be converted to much-needed ICU and medical/surgical beds for adults, the hospital's operator announced Thursday ... Tufts Children's Hospital traces its history to 1894 when it was established as Floating Hospital for Children on a ship in Boston Harbor.
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