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Cyclist Leigh Timmis smashed the previous record for crossing Europe by eight days.
www.bbc.co.uk | 10/10/18
French startup Alan is expanding beyond health insurance by offering telemedicine appointments directly from Alan . The company is partnering with Livi, Kry’s French subsidiary. While a handful of European countries already let you talk to a doctor using video calls, France’s national health system just started allowing remote appointments. If you need to renew […]
techcrunch.com | 10/3/18
The World Health Organisation also says drinking among 15 year olds has fallen below the European average.
www.bbc.co.uk | 9/26/18

Piers Morgan took Tess Holliday to task on Thursday, saying that the plus size model could not possibly be happy with her appearance, adding that any claim from her to the contrary was only evidence of denial.

“Nobody, male or female, could see their weight surge to over 300lbs if they’re just 5ft 3in tall, and be genuinely happy,” wrote Morgan in his latest column for the Daily Mail. “Right now, I think you’re trapped in a hellish spiral of self-delusion in which your soaring fame and fortune is entirely dependent on you remaining morbidly obese.”

Morgan, a former CNN anchor, now currently hosting “Good Morning Britain,” wrote his piece after Holliday posed for the most recent issue of Cosmopolitan magazine.

*NEW: My open letter to @Tess_Holliday about why she is so wrong to celebrate her morbid obesity: https://t.co/9lUVcjhzur via @MailOnline

— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) September 20, 2018

“Morbid obesity, as its name suggests, is a very serious health condition. Those who are diagnosed with it are at greater risk for illnesses including diabetes, high blood pressure, gallstones, osteoarthritis, heart disease and cancer,” Morgan continued. “Yet Cosmopolitan sat you in a throne and declared you’re ‘a role model for others.”

In the Cosmopolitan UK piece, Holliday was lauded as “everything the fashion industry needs” and plugged her #effyourbeautystandards hashtag campaign on Instagram.

“I’m at the heaviest I’ve ever been in my life now and it took me being the heaviest to finally love myself,” she told the magazine.

Complications from obesity and being overweight kills 2.8 million people per year, according to the European Association for the Study of Obesity.

It’s not the first time Morgan has taken Holliday and Cosmopolitan to task over the issue. In late August, when news of the cover first emerged, Morgan unleashed his displeasure on Instagram.

“As Britain battles an ever-worsening obesity crisis, this is the new cover of Cosmo. Apparently we’re supposed to view it as a ‘huge step forward for body positivity,” he scoffed. “What a load of old baloney. This cover is just as dangerous & misguided as celebrating size zero models.”

Reps for Holliday did not immediately respond to request for comment from TheWrap.

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Piers Morgan Fires Back at Stephen Colbert's 'Stupid' Jab

www.thewrap.com | 9/20/18
The detention facility of Beirut’s military court has been renovated and health kits distributed to detention centers and prisons, according to a European Union press release published Wednesday.
The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Greek regional authorities are threatening to shut a migrant camp on the Aegean Sea island of Lesbos unless the government takes quick action to improve conditions there.
www.foxnews.com | 9/10/18
Concerns mounted Saturday about the medical and psychological health of 150 migrants who were spending their 10th day stuck aboard an Italian coast guard ship while the government insists that other European Union nations must take them.
www.foxnews.com | 8/25/18
The Latest on Europe's response to mass migration (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Health officials and Red Cross personnel are inspecting an Italian coast guard ship that has been docked in Sicily for days with 150 migrants on board.
www.foxnews.com | 8/25/18
Health officials have warned there has been a spike in mosquito-borne West Nile virus this year, with 401 recorded human cases across Europe, with most in Serbia, Italy and Greece.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned the number of cases of the highly infectious disease in Europe during 2018 have already outstripped any year since 2010.

Ariana Grande has a lot to celebrate these days, what with the launch of her new album Sweetener and her and fiancé Pete Davidson’s whirlwind romance. But the powerhouse singer is also battling with anxiety more than a year after 22 people were killed in a terrorist attack following her concert in Manchester, England.

During a sit-down interview with Ebro Darden on Apple’s Beats 1 Radio Friday, Grande was overcome with emotion — crying over the pain she carries in the wake of Manchester.

The topic came up when Darden mentioned “Get Well Soon,” the Sweetener track that addresses the tragedy.

“It’s just about being there for each other and helping each other through scary times and anxiety,” Grande, 25, said of the song, tears welling in her eyes. “You know, there’s some dark s— out there, man. And we just have to be there for each other as much as we can. Because you never f—ing know, you know. So I wanted to do something to make people feel good and less alone.”

“It’s not just about that. It’s also about personal demons and anxiety and more intimate tragedies as well,” she continued through her cries, later apologizing for “bawling” the whole time. “Mental health is so important. People don’t pay enough mind to it because we have things to do. We have schedules, jobs, kids, places to be, pressures to fit in, Instagram Stories — whatever the f— facade you’re trying to put on, trying to keep up. People don’t pay attention to what’s happening inside. That’s why I felt it was important.”

On “Get Well Soon” — the final track of Sweetener — Grande sings to fans about taking care of themselves and removing negativity from their lives. “This is for everybody / Babe, you gotta take care of you body, yuh yuh,” she sings. “Ain’t no time to deny it, that is why we talking about it / So deal with it, don’t try to get by it.”

Forty seconds of silence follow at the end of the song, bringing its total to 5 minutes and 22 seconds, in honor of her fans who were killed or injured outside the concert venue on May 22 last year.

“I just wanted to give people a hug musically,” Grande told Darden. “I feel like the lyrics can be kind of corny when I talk about wanting to hug you and stuff, but I do. … People got to be nicer. ”

Grande went on to explain that the Manchester attack changed her perspective on life.

“We see this s— on the news. you feel bad, you tweet it, you post a picture, you send your condolences, you say something and then you move on. … people are permanently affected by this s—,” she revealed to Darden.

“Perspective, it changes everything. It changes your life quite a bit,” she said. “I really want to be present, and follow happy impulses, and figure that out later. You want to just stay in the moment. You try not to give into fear because obviously that’s the whole point of being here.”

After the concert, Grande made the tough decision to finish her European tour. “That’s the point of finishing my tour: to an example for my fans who were fearless enough to show up to the f—ing shows,” she said. “You want to keep going. You want to not be afraid because of course, if you give them that, they’ve won.”

“We did everything to not. And we still do everything to not. But the truth is, it’s scary,” Grande added. “Going anywhere, and you look at places differently. I don’t like to have security come with me everywhere. It makes me feel inhuman. It makes me feel weird. I know people just try to take care of me, but I want to escape with my friends and run around and be free. But you think about it differently when s— like that happens. I don’t want to have metal detectors at my shows, I don’t want to have people taking tiny ass bag into my shows. But you better bring a tiny ass bag into my shows! You don’t want to give in and you don’t want to be afraid but it’s still there.”

RELATED: Ariana Grande Says Manchester Bombing ‘Is Still So Heavy on My Heart’: ‘It’s Very Painful’

Earlier this year, the “No Tears Left to Cry” singer opened up about her battle with anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder following the bombing, which also injured more than 500 people.

“It’s hard to talk about because so many people have suffered such severe, tremendous loss,” Grande told Vogue U.K. for their July issue. “But, yeah, it’s a real thing. I know those families and my fans, and everyone there experienced a tremendous amount of it as well. Time is the biggest thing. I feel like I shouldn’t even be talking about my own experience — like I shouldn’t even say anything.”

RELATED VIDEO: Ariana Grande Cries While Singing ‘Natural Woman’ in Powerful Tribute to Aretha Franklin

She previously revealed the attack was particularly horrifying because the concert was supposed to be a place of happiness.

“Music is supposed to be the safest thing in the world,” she told Time. “I think that’s why it’s still so heavy on my heart every single day. I wish there was more that I could fix. You think with time it’ll become easier to talk about. Or you’ll make peace with it. But every day I wait for that peace to come and it’s still very painful.”

On the anniversary of the attack, Grande — who returned to the U.K. shortly after to raise funds for the victims at the One Love Manchester benefit concert — reflected on the victims with a touching message on Twitter.

“Thinking of you all today and every day,” she wrote in May, adding a bee emoji that is a symbol of Manchester. “I love you with all of me and am sending you all of the light and warmth I have to offer on this challenging day.”

people.com | 8/18/18
The Latest on Europe's heat wave (all times local): 12:50 p.m. France's health minister says only about 4 percent of the visits to hospital emergency rooms across the country are linked to the current heat wave, which the government considers a relatively low level.
www.foxnews.com | 8/5/18
Hot air from Africa is bringing a new heatwave to Europe, prompting health warnings about Sahara Desert dust and exceptionally high temperatures that are forecast to peak at 47 degrees Celsius (116.6 Fahrenheit) in some southern areas.
www.foxnews.com | 8/2/18
Will you be able to use the European Health Insurance Card when the UK leaves the EU?
www.bbc.co.uk | 7/31/18
The many teaching aids adorning the walls are a reflection of the rich learning environment at New Life Basic School in Dunbeholden, St Catherine.The school, which recently benefited from significant funding from the European Union for refurbishing...
The European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) and the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health (CWCDH) announce a strategic partnership to accelerate and drive the international deployment of digital health at scale, facilitate greater collaboration for international digital health projects and create economic opportunities. Digital technologies offer huge opportunities to strengthen health systems and improve the way [&hellip
Health officials are worried that Britons will catch measles abroad and bring the illness back to the UK. Many will be shortly heading for southern Europe, where measles rates are very high.
Footage of the European Commission president seemingly unstable on his feet leads to speculation about his health.
www.bbc.co.uk | 7/13/18
According to an NHS email seen by journalists the health service is 'unlikely' to be able to extend the visas of trainee doctors from outside Europe, and is calling on private practices to step in.
According to an NHS email seen by journalists the health service is 'unlikely' to be able to extend the visas of trainee doctors from outside Europe, and is calling on private practices to step in.
According to the World Bank's most recent report on Global Economic Prospects, despite the broad global recovery currently underway, Africa still faces substantial downside risks, especially relating to challenges with subdued productivity and potential growth. In response, governments on the continent should look at a combination of improvements in education and health systems, high-quality investment, [&hellip

Singer-songwriter Elvis Costello is battling an “aggressive” form of cancer and has canceled the remainder of his current European tour.

The 63-year-old “Alison” singer shared the news on Facebook Friday, saying he has undergone surgery and that recovery will “take longer than I would have wished.”

Concerts dates in the U.K., Croatia, Austria, Norway and Sweden that were previously scheduled through mid-July have been canceled. He also canceled U.K. shows in Southend and Plymouth in June.

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The celebrated musician left his fans with some “more optimistic news,” that he and his band The Imposters, along with more contributors, have made a “magnificent new record” expected to release in October.

Here is Costello’s full statement:

Six weeks ago my specialist called me and said, “You should start playing the Lotto”. He had rarely, if ever, seen such a small but very aggressive cancerous malignancy that could be defeated by a single surgery.

I was elated and relieved that our European summer tour could go ahead.

Post-surgical guidelines for such surgery, recommend three weeks to four weeks recovery depending on whether you are returning to a desk job or an occupation that involves physical work or travel.

It was impossible to judge how this advisory would line up with the demands on a traveling musician, playing 90-minute to 2-hour plus performances on a nightly basis but by the time we reached the Edinburgh Playhouse, I was almost fooled into thinking that normal service had been resumed.

I have to thank our friends attending last night’s show in Amsterdam and those in Antwerp, Glynde and at Newcastle City Hall for bearing me up. The spirit has been more than willing but I have to now accept that it is going to take longer than I would have wished for me to recover my full strength. Therefore, I must reluctantly cancel all the remaining engagements of this tour.

My apologies go to our ticket holders in Manchester, Pula, Graz, Vienna, Tysnes and Rattvik but I would rather disappoint our friends there by not appearing than in pressing on with a show that is compromised and
eventually puts my health at risk.

My deep thanks go to Pete Thomas, Steve Nieve and Davey Faragher of The Imposters for all their deep friendship, love and support during this upsetting time. Thanks also to Kitten Kuroi and Briana Lee whose beautiful voices have spurred me on to do the singing that I’ve managed, whatever the cost. It goes without saying that there are many others who have worked to get us to the stage and from town to town to whom I am also deeply grateful.

To leave you with some more optimistic news, The Imposters and I – together with several of our other friends – have made a magnificent new record of which we are truly proud. It will be issued in October, I believe. We will return at the soonest opportunity to play that music and your favourite songs that still make sense to us all.

Take very good care of your loved ones but Gentleman, do talk to you friends – you’ll find you are not alone – seek your doctor’s advice if you are in doubt or when it is timely and act as swiftly as you may in these matters. It may save your life. Believe me, it is better than playing roulette.

Yours through music. Elvis Costello

The canceled dates of the remainder of his tour are:

July
Fri 6th UK, Manchester, Castlefield Bowl
Sun 8th CROATIA, Pula, Pula Arena
Mon 9th AUSTRIA, Graz, Kasematten – Schlossberguhne
Weds 11th AUSTRIA, Vienna, Konzerthaus
Sat 14th NORWAY, Tysnes, Tysnesfest Gjesrstad Arena
Mon 16th SWEDEN, Rattvik, Dalhalla

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www.thewrap.com | 7/6/18

Vanessa Paradis has a ring on it.

Johnny Depp’s former companion married film director Samuel Benchetrit in a discreet ceremony on Saturday afternoon.

This is the first marriage for the French singer and actress. Paradis and Depp’s two children — daughter Lily-Rose, 19, and son Jack, 16 — were also in attendance.

According to the French newspaper Le Parisien, the couple married in a small schoolhouse town hall in Saint-Simeon, a commune located one hour west of Paris in north-central France.

The bride, 45, carried a bouquet of pink roses while wearing a lacy cream-colored gown with an embroidered veil. Her hair was styled down, with flowers among her tresses.

The couple became engaged last November, a source tells PEOPLE, after they worked together on the film Chien, which screened this May at the Cannes Film Festival.

Mariage de Vanessa Paradis et Samuel Benchetrit : les images de la sortie de la mairie https://t.co/70v9TVvxm5

— Le Parisien (@le_Parisien) June 30, 2018

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RELATED: Lily-Rose Depp Says ‘There Wasn’t Really Anything to Rebel Against’ Growing Up with Famous Parents

Approximately two dozen guests were invited to the ceremony, according to eyewitness reports.

Since the couple went public last fall, several locations were thought to have been on the short-list for the ceremony this summer.

Saint-Simeon, a tiny country village of less than 900, was selected for its discretion as well as the attachment Paradis has for the village. She has a country estate nearby, and until his death last year, her father owned a small restaurant in the quiet country commune.

Paradis is a superstar in France, where she began her career as a 14-year old child pop star following the international success of her single “Joe le Taxi.”

RELATED: Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis’ Son Jack Is ‘Fine and Doesn’t Have a Health Issue’: Source

She and Depp were a couple for 14 years until their 2011 breakup.

Depp, currently on tour across Europe with the Hollywood Vampires, is scheduled to perform Saturday evening in Klam, Austria.

people.com | 6/30/18
Health officials say the outbreak is part of a sharp rise across Europe.
www.bbc.co.uk | 6/30/18
Public Health England today issued another warning for young people to make sure they have had their MMR vaccine as measles continues to spread across the UK and Europe.
The claim that leaving the European Union would free up money for health care, a potent argument during the referendum, was long ago dismissed as bogus.
www.nytimes.com | 6/18/18
The U.K. plans to relax immigration rules for doctors and nurses, an effort to address a staffing crunch in the state-run National Health Service that has worsened since voters chose to leave the European Union.
www.wsj.com | 6/15/18
The U.K. plans to relax immigration rules for doctors and nurses, an effort to address a staffing crunch in the state-run National Health Service that has worsened since voters chose to leave the European Union.
www.wsj.com | 6/14/18
A program for reducing out-of-pocket spending on health care for refugees and Lebanese citizens was launched Wednesday by the European Union at a primary care facility in Burj Hammoud.
A recent report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies and Health Foundation in the UK found that the NHS lags significantly behind health services in European countries like Germany and France
The celebrated actor made his way towards a waiting car outside the German city's Hotel Regency, where he has been staying with band The Hollywood Vampires during their current European tour.
PHE claims travel between European countries experiencing measles epidemics is behind England's outbreak, as well as people failing to take up the recommended MMR vaccines.
The study of 27 countries found in the UK and other European nations death rates 'declined steadily among people of high and low education levels throughout the period studied'.

For months now, Harvey Weinstein has been pretending that this whole #MeToo thing was going to blow over, that eventually he’d be back, somehow.

On Friday that fantasy came crashing in with the force of a thousand news cameras. It’s probably a day Harvey Weinstein thought would never come. But it did. He was marched into the New York criminal court like some low-level thug — like some mob operator, like some drug dealer, like some terrorism suspect — charged with three felonies, saddled with an ankle monitoring device and forced to hand over his passport.

And then marched out in handcuffs.

So after months at an Arizona spa where no one knew him, he is now confined to New York and Connecticut, where everyone, everywhere knows him. Where the media will stalk him like the click-bait he is, where restaurants won’t take his reservation, where people will hiss if he goes to the theater, where every corner holds the reminder of the power and glory he once had and that is now gone. It will be much harder to hide.

Also Read: 'Harvey Weinstein's Media Enablers'? The New York Times Is One of Them

He entered Manhattan’s first precinct clutching a book about Elia Kazan, a famous director exiled from Hollywood for ratting on Communist colleagues, as a slim ray of hope that he might see a way through it all. Kazan eventually won an honorary Oscar in 1999 and we study his masterpieces like “On the Waterfront” in universities.

But this isn’t the Red Scare. It’s rape. And the victims are not one or two colleagues, but dozens of women. There isn’t a path forward for Weinstein anymore. It is stunning to say and believe this since he reigned as a force of nature for close to four decades.

One year ago, Weinstein was swanning around the Cannes Film Festival as he always did, his posse of minions and executives around him, talking up his movies, making deals, hanging on yachts with billionaire pals and movie stars.

He even stopped by a Wrap event with the director of “Bend It Like Beckham,” Gurinder Chadha. On this day last year he was at his favorite lair, the Hotel du Cap in Cap d’Antibes, for the AmFar AIDS gala, with Georgina Chapman, the fashion designer who is no longer his wife.

Also Read: Harvey Weinstein's Bizarre Arrest Day Reading List Includes Bio of Hollywood Pariah Elia Kazan

He knew then what the rest of us did not, that a storm was brewing in two investigative projects, at the New York Times and the New Yorker. I’m sure he believed then that he’d find a way through any thicket of accusations — because he always had in the past.

When I tried to write about Weinstein keeping on the Disney payroll a man who served essentially as his pimp (Weinstein was then a Miramax chief, owned by Disney), he tried everything from cajoling me with movie stars to paying a personal visit to the New York Times executive editor to legal threats to keep it out of print.

He didn’t kill my story, but it landed like a tree in the forest. Utter silence. So he bought more time. (He never tried buying me off with a book deal, and I still keep on a bulletin board in my office what he told one of his directors about me: “That dame won’t play ball.”)

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He won that round like he won most rounds.

At this month’s Cannes Film Festival, Weinstein accuser Asia Argento correctly called the festival his “hunting ground.” (She and others who came forward on the record knew Fabrizio Lombardo, the aforesaid procurer, who was often by Weinstein’s side at parties in Europe.) And she stood at Cannes’ closing ceremony and swore Weinstein would never return.

But Weinstein probably didn’t believe it. For months I’ve been hearing from multiple sources that he was not standing down. You could tell this was true because he would insert himself into public debates when he should have been hiding in shame — apologizing to Meryl, defending himself from Lupita N’yongo.

If he ever planned to flee the country, he didn’t act like it. Now that he’s surrendered his passport it’s too late to try the Roman Polanski route — which can lead to its own set of heartbreaks.

Up until his arrest this week, I suspect he really believed that eventually he’d fight his way back into Hollywood’s good graces. Maybe not to his former status, but that he’d at least have a fighting shot at a comeback.

At this point, though, it’s hard to imagine Harvey Scissorhands cutting a happy ending for his own story.

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www.thewrap.com | 5/25/18
Research shows four in 10 school children in Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain are overweight or obsese. Contrary to the belief the Mediterranean diet brings good health.

"Human Rights in a Digital Age" is the theme of this year's RightsCon conference in Toronto. An essential human right is access to safe, affordable prescription medications. The Internet makes this possible, our organization has proven it's achievable and sustainable over an extended period of time, and our proposed "Brussels Principles" provide the framework to take our proven success internationally. Across the Globe, to people everywhere.

Let me back up to RightsCon Brussels 2017. At that groundbreaking conference, the Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA) participated in a workshop entitled: Online Access to Affordable Medication: Applying Human Rights Law to Cyber Rule-Making and Internet Governance. Together with Knowledge Ecology International, Public Citizen, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Prescription Justice, we jointly formulated the aforementioned Brussels Principles, which are best practices for licensed pharmacies that enable safe, reliable, and affordable medication sales over the Internet.

At RightsCon 2018 (Toronto, May 16-18) with our session: Making Safe Online Access to Affordable Medication Real, we will serve on a panel of distinguished international experts, addressing this urgent issue and discussing the proactive framework that will ensure its success.

Heading into the conference, it's important to give this critical discussion some historical context. Specifically, why this is such an important issue, how we're qualified to address it, and how the Brussels Principles will help negotiate the intersection of human rights and digital technology.

As the Executive Director of the Canadian International Pharmacy Association, every day I receive emails and speak to people who are trying to find a safe source of medications from a pharmacy online. Why? Because they can't afford or don't have access to their prescribed medication where they live. In fact, CIPA has served more than one million patients annually, providing safe and affordable daily medications (but not controlled substances). The high cost of medications in the U.S. is something already on the radar at both the federal and state levels; witness repeated comments by the U.S. president, as well as a recent, overwhelming (141 to 2!) vote by the Vermont House of Representatives in support of a bill to reduce the cost of prescription medications through importation.

Senator Rand Paul also clearly voiced the general feeling of the average American during Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar's confirmation hearing. Mr. Azar noted that "Importation must be reliable and safe, in the mind of the president." Senator Paul interrupted him: "You would have to sit there and say the drugs from the European Union or Canada or Australia are not safe… It is frankly just not true… It's a canard that has been going on year after year after year… It's just BS! ... to serve the pharmaceutical companies..."

But access and affordability to safe medications is not just a U.S. problem, and we have seen a growing number of patients from countries around the world seeking to have their prescriptions filled from Canadian and international licensed pharmacies.

Can medications be ordered safely on the Internet? Yes, with proper regulation and vigilance.

The Canadian International Pharmacy Association is visible proof this can be done. Remember the one million patients a year I mentioned above? We've been serving that many for more than 15 years, and we have a 100% perfect safety record.

We achieve this perfect safety record through rigorous procedures and controls established and monitored by our organization, and adhered to by our pharmacy members. We also are fully engaged in the fight against "rogue" pharmacies illegitimately using our certification mark or otherwise trying to leverage our good Canadian name and reputation. CIPA works closely with both attorneys and law enforcement on an ongoing basis in this effort.

Based on our experiences and safety record selling medications online since 2002, we are pleased to work with so many other Internet and industry experts on the Brussels Principles.

Serving patients economically and safely, doing what is expected of industry leaders by assisting law enforcement, participating in the development of the Brussels Principles, active engagement in ICANN, all add up to a solution that is effective, practical, and easily within our reach.

We'll be discussing this topic in detail, and seeking feedback to the Brussels Principles, at our RightsCon 2018 session. I welcome you to participate with us in Toronto, on May 17 at 9 am (Session #636).

Our renowned panel of thought leaders includes Dr. Jillian Kohler, Professor, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and Munk School of Global Affairs, and Aria Ilyad Ahmand who is a Consultant to the World Health Organization on Substandard and Falsified Medical Products. Jillian pioneered the methodology on good governance in the pharmaceutical system for the World Bank, which was subsequently adopted by the WHO and has been applied in over 35 countries globally. Aria is a policy advisor at the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research at York University, where he has also served since 2014 as a consultant to the WHO's Department of Essential Medicines and Health Products. A past Duke University Global Health Fellow and past faculty member of the Global Health Education Initiative at the University of Toronto, Aria is currently completing his PhD in Global Health Governance. Joining these two experts will be other industry representatives, including Gabriel Levitt (Prescription Justice); Tracy Cooley (Campaign for Personal Prescription Importation); Dr. Shivam Patel (PharmacyChecker); Robert Guerra (Privaterra); and myself.

I hope to see you there!

Written by Tim Smith, General Manager

www.circleid.com | 5/14/18

If you’re looking to sum up the 2018 Cannes Film Festival so far, you might want to turn to an instructive scene near the end of Eva Husson’s competition entry “Girls of the Sun.” In the scene, Mathilde, a war correspondent played by Emmanuelle Bercot, is speaking to Bahar, a female squad leader played by Golshifteh Farahani.

“Be warned,” Mathilde says of the story she’s going home to write about Bahar’s exploits on the battlefield. “You’re going to be a heroine.”

“We’re all heroines,” says Bahar.

Also Read: Cate Blanchett Calls for 'Parity and Transparency' in Red Carpet Protest of Gender Inequity in Cannes

Is this the “we’re all heroines” edition of the Cannes Film Festival? Well, consider this:

  • Husson’s film, one of three movies in the competition directed by women, got what was by most reports the festival’s loudest and longest standing ovation at the end of its gala premiere on Saturday evening.
  • That same premiere began with 82 women, ranging from 87-year-old legend Agnes Varda to jury president Cate Blanchett, walking halfway up the steps into the Grand Theatre Lumiere and then stopping, as a protest against the festival’s historic scarcity of women in competition.
  • For only the second time in history, the main competition jury is made up of more women than men.
  • The biggest bidding war and the biggest deal in the Cannes marketplace so far has been for “355,” a globetrotting female-spy thriller masterminded by Jessica Chastain and starring Chastain, Marion Cotillard, Lupita Nyong’o, Penelope Cruz and Fan Bingbing.
  • The biggest news so far has been generated by Saturday’s red-carpet statement read by Blanchett and Agnes Varda, and by an event scheduled to take place on the beach on Monday, at which the French gender equality group 50/50 by 2020 is expected to ask for a gender-parity pledge from Cannes General Delegate Thierry Fremaux and the directors of the Directors’ Fortnight and Critics’ Week sidebars.

The lack of women is often news at Cannes, but this year their absence and their presence is the biggest story of the first six days of the festival. The currents that hit Hollywood in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein revelations and led to Frances McDormand’s impassioned Oscar-night speech have definitely washed up onto the Croisette, and this year’s Cannes, the first in memory without Weinstein’s oversized presence, is at least slightly more inclusive than usual.

Also Read: Cannes' Female Troubles: Women Directors Have Always Been Scarce

We won’t know for at least a year how effective this year’s campaign has been; Fremaux has repeatedly said that he’s in favor of affirmative-action-style provisions to increase the number of women behind the scenes at Cannes, but he’s steadfastly insisted that gender should never be a factor in programming decisions.

And we won’t know if this is the year that only the second woman ever takes home the festival’s top prize, the Palme d’Or. On the heels of Saturday’s “Girls of the Sun” screenings, some observers went so far as to brand Husson the odds-on favorite to follow Jane Campion (“The Piano”) as the only women to win — but that’s certainly a premature statement with 12 of the 21 main-competition films yet to screen as of midday Sunday.

Still to come: Two more films from female directors, Alice Rohrwacher’s “Lazzaro Felice” and Nadine Labaki’s “Capharnaum,” plus new work from esteemed auteurs Hizokazu Kore-eda (“Shoplifters”), Lee Chang-dong (“Burning”), Matteo Garrone (“Dogman”) and the only past Palme winner in the group, Nuri Bilge Ceylan (“The Wild Pear Tree”).

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Also in the wings are the two American directors in competition: Spike Lee with “BlacKkKlansman” and David Robert Mitchell with “Under the Silver Lake.”

That’s a lot left to see – and in addition, it’s entirely possible that “Girls of the Sun,” for all its effectiveness as a piece of cinema, might be too slick and even manipulative for the Cannes jury, however much they might want to honor a female director.

(I’d say it probably has a better chance of winning the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film than the Palme d’Or.)

So by the end of the festival, Cannes 2018 could belong to a different film – maybe a film from a different woman, more likely one from a male director.

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Of the competition films that have screened since the festival opened on Tuesday with Asghar Farhadi’s “Everybody Knows,” the one to receive the most acclaim is probably “Ida” director Pawel Pawlikowski’s austere love story “Cold War,” though Kirill Serebrennikov’s Russian punk(ish) musical “Leto,” Jafar Panahi’s modestly subversive “Three Faces,” Christophe Honore’s AIDS saga “Sorry Angel” and Jean-Luc Godard’s assaultive “The Image Book” all have strong partisans.

So far, though, the biggest discoveries of Cannes ’18 have been in the margins, with films like Lukas Dhont’s affecting transgender teen drama “Girl,” while the biggest buzz has been around transgressive treats like Gaspar Noe’s predictably extreme “Climax” and Ali Abbasi’s troll-sex romp “Borders.”

Still, none of those have had anywhere near enough heat to steal the spotlight from those 82 women standing on the steps of Grand Theatre Lumiere on Saturday. For now, that’s the story of the 71st Cannes Film Festival: All the heroines.

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Amy Schumer is getting back into action after her recent hospitalization for a kidney infection.

The I Feel Pretty actress shared a black and white photo of herself standing outside with a black dog in the background. In typical Schumer fashion, she has a slight smile on her face and cheekily wore no pants.

“On the mend,” Schumer, 36, wrote in the caption.

The comedian shared on Instagram at the end of April that she had been hospitalized for five days with a “horrible” kidney infection.

Schumer was in the middle of promoting her new film I Feel Pretty when the infection struck.

“Here’s what I’ve been up to this week. I was hospitalized for five days with a horrible kidney infection,” she posted on Instagram. “I want to give a big thank you to the doctors, the bad ass nurses also my husband who’s name is, I want to say, Chris? And my sisters Kimby and Mol who have been by my side the whole time.”

Schumer wrote she had hoped to go to the London premiere of I Feel Pretty, but her doctors “have told me that’s a no go.”

“I’m really disappointed selfishly to miss this trip because I love London and Europe in general and all the great people (food) there. But I need to put my health first,” she said.

Despite her recent health problems, Schumer shared she was excited by the positive reception for her new film.

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“I am so grateful for all the support the movie is getting,” she said. “I hope people check it out in England and everywhere else in the world. It’s sweet and fun and you will walk out feeling better. Which is something I hope to feel soon too.”

This is the second time in two years that Schumer ended up in the hospital for health issues. During a trip to Paris with her then-boyfriend Ben Hanisch, they both contracted food poisoning.

“That is when I learned not to ever throw up in a wicker basket,” Schumer later joked to Ellen DeGeneres.

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Amy Schumer spent five days in the hospital this week being treated for a “horrible kidney infection,” the actress said in an Instagram post Friday morning.

In the post, Schumer said that the illness caused her to miss the opening of her new film “I Feel Pretty.”

Schumer also thanked her husband, Chris Fischer, and sisters for their support during her medical issue, as well as the hospital staff that treated her.

Also Read: 'I Feel Pretty' Film Review: Amy Schumer Teaches a Despicable Lesson in Self-Love

“Here’s what I’ve been up to this week. I was hospitalized for five days with a horrible kidney infection,” Schumer wrote. “I want to give a big thank you to the doctors, the bad ass nurses also my husband who’s name is, i want to say, Chris? and my sisters Kimby and mol who have been by my side the whole time.”

Schumer continued, “I wanted to share this with you because this is sexy as hell but mostly because I was meant to go to London for the opening of I Feel Pretty and my doctors have told me that’s a no go. I’m really disappointed selfishly to miss this trip because I love London and Europe in general and all the great people (food) there. But I need to put my health first.”

The actress concluded, “I am so grateful for all the support the movie is getting. I hope people check it out in England and everywhere else in the world. It’s sweet and fun and you will walk out feeling better. Which is something I hope to feel soon too.”

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Read the post below.

Here’s what I’ve been up to this week. I was hospitalized for 5 days with a horrible kidney infection. I want to give a big thank you to the doctors, the bad ass nurses also my husband who’s name is, i want to say, Chris? and my sisters Kimby and mol who have been by my side the whole time. I wanted to share this with you because this is sexy as hell but mostly because I was meant to go to London for the opening of I Feel Pretty and my doctors have told me that’s a no go. I’m really disappointed selfishly to miss this trip because I love London and Europe in general and all the great people (food) there. But I need to put my health first. I am so grateful for all the support the movie is getting. I hope people check it out in England and everywhere else in the world. It’s sweet and fun and you will walk out feeling better. Which is something I hope to feel soon too.

A post shared by @ amyschumer on Apr 27, 2018 at 8:39am PDT

“I Feel Pretty” opened to $16 million from 3,440 screens domestically last weekend — slightly higher than pre-weekend projections, but lower than the $19.5 million start made by Schumer’s last film, “Snatched.” The comedy has a 34 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.

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After lying low on social media for months, Kanye West has returned to Twitter and caused quite a stir online.

The rapper, 40, has generally stayed out of the spotlight as of late but has had a busy year nonetheless, between working on new music and expanding his family with wife Kim Kardashian, 37. (Already parents to daughter North, 4, and son Saint, 2, the pair welcomed daughter Chicago in January.)

Below, a look at what the rapper has been up to in recent months.

January

West rang in 2018 with family and friends, sharing a sweet smooch with Kardashian as the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve.

Shortly after NYE, Yeezy got back to work, as he was photographed at his Calabasas, California, recording studio January 4 – 7.

On Jan. 8, the rapper popped up in Washington, D.C., where he was spotted touring the National Museum of African American History and Culture with his dad Ray and daughter North.

Kanye visiting the @NMAAHC today. pic.twitter.com/ZCkA188Spd

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Upon his Jan. 10 return to L.A., West got back in the recording studio. Then on the 12th, he and and Kardashian enjoyed a date night at West Hollywood hotspot Craig’s, where they celebrated a pal’s birthday.

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West and Kardashian’s surrogate went into labor then delivered their daughter Chicago early on Jan. 15, as the couple announced later that day.

Just one day after Chicago’s birth, West returned to the Calabasas studio and was photographed there Jan. 16 – 20, enjoyed a movie night with Kardashian the 20th, then was spotted at the studio again the 22 and 23.

On Jan. 24, he was spotted out and about in New York City before he crossed the pond for a Euro trip to spend time in Berlin, Belgium and Paris. The rapper was spotted enjoying a group dinner with A$AP Rocky and Dave Chappelle in Berlin, as well as visiting Axel Vervoordt’s gallery in Belgium and attended private party at Soho House Berlin with Rocky and designer Virgil Abloh.

At the time a source told PEOPLE: “Kanye is working and being creative. He feels that he needs to do his thing right now. It doesn’t seem like a big deal to Kim that he is in Europe. Kim has her family help with the kids.”

February

On Feb. 1, West returned to Berlin for Chappelle’s comedy show, eventually flew to Paris, then was spotted out and about at Nobu in Malibu with a friend on Feb. 3.

Upon his return from Europe, West spent more time in the recording studio. Then on Feb. 11, he stepped out at The Lot Studios in West Hollywood with Kardashian and mother-in-law Kris Jenner for pal Ellen DeGeneres’ star-studded birthday party.

On Feb. 14, the rapper was spotted in his studio once again — then broken his initial social media hiatus to wish Kardashian a happy Valentine’s Day via 50 Instagram posts over the course of nine hours. And that night, West and his wife joined her family — including sisters Kourtney and Khloé and brother Rob — for a Valentine’s dinner at mom Kris’s house.

West made a surprise appearance at the Adidas Creates 747 Warehouse St. event in L.A. on Feb. 17. And then Feb. 22, he and sister-in-law Kourtney caught a screening of Black Panther in Calabasas.

March

While Kardashian and her sisters jetted off for a Japanese girls trip, West balanced socializing with parenting — he shared childcare duties with Kris while his wife was gone — and was all smiles when he stepped out for an event at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills March 2.

The rapper kept a low profile for much of March and wasn’t spotted out and about much until the 20th, when he and Kardashian stepped out for a preview of his upcoming Yeezy Season 7 collection; and the same day, he and his dad Ray grabbed a bite at Nobu in Malibu.

On March 24, West, Kardashian and their daughter North attended the Washington, D.C. March for Our Lives protest, which was organized by the student survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school massacre.

“I’m so happy I got to share this moment with these two,” Kardashian wrote alongside an image of her husband and her daughter.“I hope North remembers this forever.”

I’m so happy I got to share this moment with these two . I hope North remembers this forever pic.twitter.com/wJRRAvW9tC

— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) March 24, 2018

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The day after the protest, West was back in L.A. And on March 29, Kardashian shared an adorable collection of family photos from a visit to the San Diego Zoo.

April

On April 1, West met with producer Rick Rubin at his Calabasas studio. Then, he celebrated Easter with the family in Bel Air at sister-in-law Kylie Jenner’s house.

Save for a few visits to the studio, rapper spent much of April out of the spotlight.

Then, on April 15, West returned to Twitter and began what since has seemed like an endless barrage of tweets. The star has weighed in on myriad topics, from coyly addressing the Tristan Thompson cheating scandal and announcing new music and a philosophy book, to revealing he fired his lawyers and management team and expressing his “love” for his “brother,” President Donald Trump.

West’s controversial tweets have caused buzz online, and a friend of the rapper told PEOPLE Tuesday: “The truth is that people are right to be worried. He’s not acting well, and he seems to be on the edge. I hope and pray he can get it together.”

He’s a free thinker, is that not allowed in America? Because some of his ideas differ from yours you have to throw in the mental health card? That’s just not fair. He’s actually out of the sunken place when he’s being himself which is very expressive

— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) April 25, 2018

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On Wednesday, Kardashian spoke out online to defend her husband from people whom she said want to “demonize” him.

“He’s a free thinker, is that not allowed in America?” she wrote. “Because some of his ideas differ from yours you have to throw in the mental health card? That’s just not fair. He’s actually out of the sunken place when he’s being himself which is very expressive.”

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As many in her husband’s inner circle voiced concern that Kanye West was once again spiraling out of control, Kim Kardashian West shared her most risqué photograph yet as part of her new fragrance campaign.

Kardashian West, 37, spent most of Tuesday posting a series of suggestive nude images to tease her latest scent, KKW Body, despite the drama surrounding her rapper partner.

The reality star’s social media sharing spree culminated with her posting a full-frontal nude picture of herself. In the behind-the-scenes photograph, the mom of three was covered in grey plaster but that was not enough to cover her nether region or her nipples, so she was forced to blur out her private parts.

“We took a mold of my body and made it a perfume bottle,” the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star captioned the revealing image.

The plaster-covered nude image was part of the fragrance project which is the brainchild of controversial artist Vanessa Beecroft.

Beecroft – who has been criticized for her ideas about race – was formerly on the rapper’s regular payroll as his creative collaborator.

The performance artist, who consulted on West’s Yeezy fashion shows and his May 2014 wedding to Kardashian, once said in an interview with The Cut she felt entitled to identify as African-American because of her work with West.

“There is Vanessa Beecroft as a European white female, and then there is Vanessa Beecroft as Kanye, an African-American male,” she said in 2016.

“I even did a DNA test thinking maybe I am black? I actually wasn’t. I was kind of disappointed, and I don’t want to believe it. I want to do it again, because when I work with Africans or African-Americans, I feel that I am autobiographical. If I don’t call myself white, maybe I am not.”

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However, Beecroft was fired by the KKW Beauty mogul after an eight-year partnership Beecroft said during the same interview.

Her firing came after West tweeted he was in $53 million in debt in February 2016. It was later that same year that West was hospitalized for exhaustion after months of unusual behavior from the rapper.

As Kardashian West posted the nude she created as part of her work with Beecroft on Tuesday, it emerged that many in West’s inner circle fear history may be repeating itself with the rapper’s mental health.

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According to multiple sources, West has cut off contact with multiple people including his managers, lawyers and closest friends — and he’s also had multiple arguments with his mother-in-law Kris Jenner.

“He’s had huge blow-ups with Kris. She sees how erratic he’s acting and is most concerned about her daughter’s brand. She’s also trying to be a good mother-in-law, so he’s having explosive issues with her too. Everyone is really, really worried,” a source close to the situation told PEOPLE on Tuesday.

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Meanwhile, another insider said that Kanye’s behavior is “very hard to deal with” and “he’s all over the place,” adding, “If you can’t be part of his creative genius, he’ll cut you loose. That’s what he says.”

A separate source close to the situation echoed similar sentiments.

“Everyone is super, super worried,” the source said. “He just looks at you with a void. It’s like he’s mute and can’t talk and he just stares at you. The way he says things with such affirmation, he genuinely believes he’s God and a genius and that he can do everything on his own.”

However, another source close to the rapper contends that while West can be “eccentric and erratic,” not everyone sees his latest actions as cause for concern. Says the source: “A lot of this is just Kanye. He’s always been like that. He stirs the pot.”

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Fans of Swedish DJ and producer Avicii took to social media to pay their respects to the musician, who died on Friday at the age of 28.

“Devastating news about Avicii, a beautiful soul, passionate and extremely talented with so much more to do. My heart goes out to his family. God bless you Tim,” Calvin Harris wrote.

Charlie Puth said, “Wow, I would like to take a moment to pay tribute to the man who really opened my eyes as to what my productions could one day sound like. @Avicii was a genius and a music innovator, and I can not believe he is no longer with us. RIP to the very best.”

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Avicii, born Tim Bergling, passed away at the age of 28.

“It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” his rep Diana Baron said in a statement. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman, this Friday afternoon local time, April 20. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given.”

In 2016, the musician announced that he would retire from live performances due to health issues, citing a need “to make a change that I’d been struggling with for a while.”

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Avicii’s songs include “Wake Me Up,” “Hey Brother,” “Levels,” “I Could Be The One,” “Without You,” “My Feelings For You” and “Fade Into Darkness.”

He released two studio albums — one in 2013 and one in 2016. Avicii was ranked third on DJ Magazine’s annual Top 100 DJs in 2012 and 2013 and was nominated twice for a Grammy. In a statement on his website last year, the musician said he had begun work on another release.

See reactions below.

Devastating news about Avicii, a beautiful soul, passionate and extremely talented with so much more to do. My heart goes out to his family. God bless you Tim x

— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) April 20, 2018

my sincerest and most heartfelt condolences to the friends, fans and families of @Avicii Banter aside, nobody can deny what he has accomplished and done for modern dance music and im very proud of him.

— Goat lord (@deadmau5) April 20, 2018

I would have enjoyed nothing more than ripping into Avicii well into and beyond our 60's. taken away from us far too young. I know he's at peace somewhere up there getting the last laugh that i spelled his name right this time. https://t.co/uAmdPsouSz

— Goat lord (@deadmau5) April 20, 2018

My heartfelt condolences to Tim's family and close friends. I can't express how deeply sad I am. Meeting him changed my life. He was an amazingly talented person and it hurts so bad that he's gone.

— Aloe Blacc (@aloeblacc) April 20, 2018

devastated at the news of @Avicii passing. working with him was one of my favorite collaborative moments. far too young. the world was a happier and fuller place with his presence and art. sending all my love to his friends and family. Xxdr

— Imagine Dragons (@Imaginedragons) April 20, 2018

Such sad news to hear about Avicii passing. Too young and way too soon. My condolences go out to his family, friends and fans x

— DUA LIPA (@DUALIPA) April 20, 2018

Wow, I would like to take a moment to pay tribute to the man who really opened my eyes as to what my productions could one day sound like. @Avicii was a genius and a music innovator, and I can not believe he is no longer with us. RIP to the very best.

— Charlie Puth (@charlieputh) April 20, 2018

Can't really describe in words how sad I feel right now.. thank you for inspiring me and millions others. RIP @Avicii ???? pic.twitter.com/nthXoCiZqy

— MARTIN GARRIX (@MartinGarrix) April 20, 2018

Shocked and saddened to learn of @avicii’s passing. A humble and immensely talented artist. Our hearts go out to his family and loved ones.

— Above & Beyond (@aboveandbeyond) April 20, 2018

No words can describe the sadness I’m feeling right now, hearing about Avicii passing away….????
Thoughts go out to his family and friends…

— Zedd (@Zedd) April 20, 2018

I’m crying on the airplane. I hope I don’t make the passengers nervous. #RIPAVICII

— Nile Rodgers (@nilerodgers) April 20, 2018

Oh my god truly devastated for Avicii very very sad news way to young … what a talent he was. rest in peace x

— Liam (@LiamPayne) April 20, 2018

No @Avicii … I can’t even begin to comprehend this. I adore you and I loved traveling and touring Europe with you. You were my friend and a beautiful person. Vegas and Ibiza memories will always be so special to me. RIP you were magic.

— Ruby Rose (@RubyRose) April 20, 2018

RIP Avicii. Damn, 28, so young.

— James Wan (@creepypuppet) April 20, 2018

RIP Tim. You were a brilliant composer and a gentle spirit. Fond memories of creating music w @Avicii and @nilerodgers- https://t.co/AfCVbXlhQh

— ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) April 20, 2018

Damn Dude RIP #Avicii ????????

— DJ Pauly D (@DJPaulyD) April 20, 2018

So sorry to hear of the passing of Tim Bergling @Avicii. A super talented writer & producer who lived too short a life.

— Jono Grant (@jonogrant) April 20, 2018

Just hearrbthe craziest shit about avicii….

— T'Questlove (@questlove) April 20, 2018

Rest in peace @Avicii My heart goes out to your family at this difficult time. x

— Craig David (@CraigDavid) April 20, 2018

Oh shit

— T'Questlove (@questlove) April 20, 2018

Avicii was one of the first artists to get me into EDM music, so sad man, RIP

— Luna (@Lunaa) April 20, 2018

I am both shocked and horrified at this news… RIP Avicii – What a loss for this world. pic.twitter.com/U2VgghW1FM

— Sam Callahan (@CallahanMusic_) April 20, 2018

Damn. Rest In Peace #Avicii. That is just too sad man.

— Young Money (@YoungMoneySite) April 20, 2018

Avicii contributed incredible art to this world. devastated to hear about this. Rest In Peace. X

— Sabrina Carpenter (@SabrinaAnnLynn) April 20, 2018

Just landed in the US and got the news that Avicii died. I hope this is’nt real. RIP ???? #nowords

— Dannic (@dannic) April 20, 2018

At a loss for words…Rest easy brother ???? @Avicii

— marshmello (@marshmellomusic) April 20, 2018

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