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Borgen Magazine: Tuberculosis in South Africa: What to Know (Barnes, 6/4). Devex: What’s driving Rockefeller’s new commission on data and health? (Chadwick, 6/4). Devex: Watch: END Fund CEO on pandemic impact on NTDs (Kumar, 6/3). Hindustan Times: 30 forms of physical, verbal abuse part of disciplining efforts by Indian households:…

WHO, Experts Raise Concern Over Mexico, Latin America As COVID-19 Cases Rise; Russia Receives More U.S. Ventilators; Cases Continue To Increase In India, Pakistan

AFRICA Reuters: Uganda health workers say they lack vital equipment to fight COVID-19 (Biryabarema, 6/3). Thomson Reuters Foundation: ‘Hunger or murder’: Lockdown poverty exposes African sex workers to more violence (Bhalla, 6/3). ASIA AP: Pandemic hits poorest hardest as India, Pakistan cases jump (Lederer/Kurtenbach, 6/4). AP: Amid virus, those in…

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).…

USAID Announces Funding For Programs In Global Health Under New Partnerships Initiative

USAID: Statement by USAID Acting Administrator John Barsa Announcing Funding for Programs in Global Health Under the New Partnerships Initiative In this statement, USAID Acting Administrator John Barsa announces funding for the New Partnerships Initiative (NPI) to the Americas Foundation as well as new funding opportunities in global health for…

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Devex: New U.N. field hospitals will treat humanitarian workers with COVID-19 (Lieberman, 6/12). New York Times: Mutation Allows Coronavirus to Infect More Cells, Study Finds. Scientists Urge Caution (Carey/Glanz, 6/12). New York Times: The Scientist, the Air and the Virus (Parker-Pope, 6/12). NPR: Locusts Are A Plague Of Biblical Scope…

DRC Reports 17 Cases, 11 Deaths In New Ebola Outbreak In Équateur Province

Al Jazeera: 17 infected, 11 dead in new Ebola outbreak in DR Congo “The Democratic Republic of the Congo has recorded 17 Ebola cases in a new outbreak of the deadly virus in the western province of Équateur and 11 of those infected have died, health officials said on Monday.…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Response, Including Importance Of Global Action On Climate Change, Impact On Economies, Global Hunger

BMJ: Routine vaccination during covid-19 pandemic response Sonia Saxena, professor of primary care at the Department of Primary Care and Public Health at the Imperial College London; Helen Skirrow, public health medicine specialist registrar at the Department of Primary Care and Public Health at the Imperial College London; and Helen…

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