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Erling Haaland: 'It's a decision for Erling,' Borussia Dortmund CEO says of striker's impending departure transfer

Erling Haaland: ‘It’s a decision for Erling,’ Borussia Dortmund CEO says of striker’s impending departure transfer

CNN — The race to secure Erling Haaland’s signature has been one of the most hotly-contested transfer sagas in recent memory – and it would seem to still be finally reaching its conclusion. Multiple UK media outlets have reported that Manchester City will likely announce in the coming week that it has agreed a deal …

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State Dept.: Brittney Griner considered wrongfully detained

Brittney Griner detained in Russia as Phoenix Mercury opens season

PHOENIX (AP) — The purple-and-orange throng snaked its way through the maze of barricades that fill downtown Phoenix these days, excitement growing with each step toward the Footprint Center. Their voices, no longer drowned out by traffic and tractors, created the type of palpable buzz inside the arena that only a season opener can generate. …

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CDC investigating more than 100 cases of hepatitis in children, including 5 deaths

CDC investigating more than 100 cases of hepatitis in children, including 5 deaths

CNN — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it’s investigating 109 cases of severe and unexplained hepatitis in children in 25 states and territories that may be linked to a worldwide outbreak. Among them, 14% needed transplants and five children have died. Nearly all the children – more than 90% …

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State Dept.: Brittney Griner considered wrongfully detained

State Dept.: Brittney Griner considered wrongfully detained

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has determined that WNBA star Brittney Griner is being wrongfully detained in Russia, meaning the United States will more aggressively work to secure her release even as the legal case against her plays out, the State Department said Tuesday. “The US government will continue to undertake efforts to provide …

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EXPLAINER: Will a Russian prisoner exchange impact Griner?

State Dept: Brittney Griner considered wrongfully detained

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has determined that WNBA star Brittney Griner is being wrongfully detained in Russia, meaning the United States will more aggressively work to secure her release even as the legal case against her plays out, the State Department said Tuesday. “The US government will continue to undertake efforts to provide …

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EXPLAINER: Will a Russian prisoner exchange impact Griner?

EXPLAINER: Will a Russian prisoner exchange impact Griner?

Brittney Griner remains detained in Russia and it’s unclear how an unexpected prisoner exchange between the United States and Russia that freed marine veteran Trevor Reed on Wednesday will affect the status of the WNBA star. Griner has been detained in Russia since mid-February. The deal announced by the US and Russia involving Reed, an …

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More Antibodies With Longer Intervals Between COVID Vaccine Doses

More Antibodies With Longer Intervals Between COVID Vaccine Doses

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LISBON, Portugal — An overall ninefold increase in COVID-19 antibody levels can be seen with a longer interval between first and second doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech (BNT162b2) vaccine in people without prior infection, according to data from the UK government’s SIREN …

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UK officials focus on possible adenovirus link to cases of hepatitis in children

UK officials focus on possible adenovirus link to cases of hepatitis in children

CNN — Health officials in the UK have released new details in their ongoing investigation of an unusual series of hepatitis cases in children. The new report helps explain why they have zeroed in on a possible link to the adenovirus family, the UK Health Security Agency announced Monday. Since the beginning of the year, …

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