Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Israeli PM: Omicron unstoppable but no need for 'hysteria'

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday tried to calm Israelis anxious about the rapid spread of the omicron variant, insisting the government is managing the crisis better than most and ruling out a national shutdown.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

US regulators lift in-person restrictions on abortion pill

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday permanently removed a major obstacle for women seeking abortion pills, eliminating a long-standing requirement that they pick up the medication in person.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

US agency says women can get abortion pill via mail

Women seeking an abortion pill will not be required to visit a doctor's office or clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. health officials said Tuesday in the latest reversal in an ongoing legal battle over the medication.

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