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Blogs, Releases Address Impact Of COVID-19 Pandemic On Continuity Of TB Care; Women’s, Children’s, Adolescents’ Health; Vaccine Access; Other Issues Related To Pandemic

BMJ Opinion: Ensuring continuity of tuberculosis care during the covid-19 crisis Nathaly Aguilera Vasquez, program officer at the McGill International TB Centre at McGill University, and colleagues (6/25). Brookings: Global macroeconomic scenarios of the COVID-19 pandemic Warwick J. McKibbin, nonresident senior fellow for economic studies and co-director of the Climate…

Blog Posts, Releases Address COVID-19 Data, Impact On Certain Populations, Other Related Issues

BMJ Opinion: Covid-19: Male disadvantage highlights the importance of sex-disaggregated data Katherine Ripullone, academic with the George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford and Cambridge University Hospitals, NHS East of England, Cambridge, and colleagues (6/17). Center for Global Development: What Can Policymakers Learn about COVID-19 from Looking…

Amid Pandemic, More Girls At Risk Of FGM; New Outbreak In Beijing Tops 100 Cases; New Zealand Records 2 Cases In Travelers; U.K. Begins Vaccine Trial; Model Predicts 200K Deaths In U.S. By October

AFRICA The Guardian: Why coronavirus has placed millions more girls at risk of FGM (Hodal, 6/16). New York Times: Coronavirus Accelerates Across Africa (Maclean, 5/16). Reuters: Nigerian doctors strike for better benefits during coronavirus crisis (Sotunde et al., 6/15). Scientific American: African Countries Scramble to Ramp up Testing for COVID-19…

More News In Global Health

CIDRAP News: COVID-19-linked syndrome in kids new, distinct, studies suggest (Van Beusekom, 6/9). Global Health NOW: Infertility as a Neglected Disease (Silberner, 6/10). New York Times: How Data Became One of the Most Powerful Tools to Fight an Epidemic (Johnson, 6/10). Reuters: Japan PM Abe: ‘Very regrettable’ that Taiwan was…

WHO Urges Pakistan Return To Lockdown As Hospitals Overwhelmed; PAHO Warns Of Coinciding Hurricane Season, Pandemic; Nigerian Doctors Strike As COVID-19 Deaths Rise; Trump Administration Silent On Pandemic

AFRICA BBC: Coronavirus: John Magufuli declares Tanzania free of Covid-19 (6/8). The Guardian: Nigeria to cut healthcare spending by 40% despite coronavirus cases climbing (Akinwotu, 6/10). Reuters: Ghana’s Incas Diagnostics expects approval for COVID-19 antibody test (Akorlie, 6/10). Reuters: Battling Somalia’s epidemic, a grieving British doctor finds peace (Sheikh/Houreld, 6/10).…

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ABC Science: The next pandemic is coming — and sooner than we think, thanks to changes to the environment (Dulaney, 6/7). Boston Globe: Vaccines have saved millions of lives, but history shows missteps can prove deadly (Saltzman, 6/6). The Guardian: ‘Rolling emergency’ of locust swarms decimating Africa, Asia, and Middle…

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CNN: New Zealand to provide free sanitary products in schools to fight period poverty (Regan, 6/4). The Guardian: #NiUnaMenos five years on: Latin America as deadly as ever for women, say activists (Alcoba/McGowan, 6/4). The Guardian: ‘I know they aren’t healthy’: the energy drink craze sweeping Afghanistan (Glinski, 6/5). New…