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Kremlin critic Navalny ending hunger strike

World / Crime & Legal Apr 24, 2021

Kremlin critic Navalny ending hunger strike

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said Friday he was ending a 24-day hunger strike he launched to demand medical treatment behind bars, after allies said his life was in danger. The announcement came after Navalny's personal doctors said Thursday that he had received treatment at a ...

National Apr 24, 2021

Japan approves third drug for COVID-19 treatment

The health ministry has approved the use of baricitinib, a rheumatoid drug, for treating COVID-19 patients, making it the third drug OK'd for use against the virus in the country after remdesivir and dexamethasone. Baricitinib, sold under the brand name Olumiant, is currently administered to ...