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17 Sep 2022, 02:05 GMT+10

NEW YORK -- Over 60 percent of U.S. physicians reported manifestation of burnout during the Omicron wave in the winter of 2021-2022, which was an all-time high rate, according to a new research.

Published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, a U.S.-based monthly peer-reviewed medical journal, the study conducted between Dec. 9, 2021 and Jan. 24, 2022 found that nearly 63 percent of physicians had at least one manifestation of burnout in 2021, compared with 38.2 percent in 2020. (US-COVID-19-Doctor)

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LONDON -- Two police officers were stabbed in central London on Friday and the incident is not being treated as terror related, said the Metropolitan Police (Met).

Police encountered a man with a knife near Leicester Square, a pedestrianized square in the West End of London, according to the Met. Two officers received stab wounds and are currently being treated in hospital. (Britain-Police-Attack)

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BERLIN -- Electrical imports from China to Germany in July increased by 25 percent year-on-year to 6.6 billion euros (6.6 billion U.S. dollars), the German Electro and Digital Industry (ZVEI) said on Thursday.

China remained the most important export and import country for the German electronics industry, according to ZVEI. Electrical exports from Europe's largest economy to China were up 5 percent to 2.3 billion euros in the month. (Germany-China-Electrical Imports)

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TOKYO -- A powerful typhoon is expected to approach southwest Japan during the weekend, likely bringing violent winds and heavy rain, Japanese weather officials said on Friday.

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said large and powerful Typhoon Nanmadol is expected to move close to Okinawa Prefecture and the Amami region of Kagoshima Prefecture on Saturday and the southern Kyushu region on Sunday. (Japan-Typhoon)

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