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State Department on crisis at Gaza hospitals

The World Health Organization says Gaza's largest hospital, the Al Shifa hospital, has been without water for days and is not able to function as a hospital anymore. Gaza's Hamas-run Ministry of Health said Monday other hospitals also were out of service. Israel says Hamas complexes lie under the Al Shifa hospital compound, which the group denies. Vedant Patel, the principal deputy spokesperson for the State Department, joined CBS News to discuss the situation in Gaza.


Biden cancels plans amid Israel-Hamas war

President Biden has canceled a planned trip to Colorado Monday and will stay in Washington, D.C., amid the Israeli-Hamas war. Secretary of State Antony Blinken continued to criss-cross the Middle East working to ensure safe passage for Americans to leave Gaza, secure the release of hostages held by Hamas and keep the war from spreading. The White House also appointed a special envoy for Middle East humanitarian issues to focus on getting humanitarian aid to Palestinians. CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe has more.

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