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BBC: Tropical Storm Amanda: At least 14 dead in El Salvador (6/1). Devex: Q&A: Combating stigma of needle stick injuries among health care workers in Kenya (Politzer, 6/2). Devex: Q&A: New U.N. guidelines target ‘out of whack’ food systems (Welsh, 6/2). The Guardian: Risk of infection could double if 2-meter…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Consequential Effects On Climate Change, Pressure To Quickly Develop Vaccine

Bloomberg: Is the Worst of the Coronavirus Behind Us Now? Lionel Laurent, Bloomberg Opinion columnist (6/1). Devex: A food data revolution in the COVID-19 era Agnes Kalibata, U.N. secretary general’s special envoy for ‘Food Systems Summit 2021’ and president of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, and Lawrence…

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Bloomberg Law: After Finding a Virus Vaccine, the Challenge Is Making Enough (Bauman, 5/28). Devex: Q&A: How innovation can help end hunger (Welsh, 5/29). Financial Times: WHO reviews China-based news anchor’s global ambassador role (Nilsson/Yang, 5/28). Foreign Affairs: The Next Pandemic: Why the World Was Not Prepared for COVID-19 (5/28).…

U.N. Postpones Climate Summit Until Late 2021; Organizations Representing 40M Health Workers Urge G20 To Consider Air Pollution, Climate In COVID-19 Recovery Plans

The Guardian: World health leaders urge green recovery from coronavirus crisis “Doctors and medical professionals from around the globe have called on world leaders to ensure a green recovery from the coronavirus crisis that takes account of air pollution and climate breakdown. More than 200 organizations representing at least 40…

Posts, Releases Address Menstrual Health, Polio, HIV/AIDS, Other Global Health-Related Issues

Brookings: What makes the World Bank so influential — its money or its ideas? Bradley Parks, executive director of AidData and nonresident fellow with the Center for Global Development, and colleagues (5/19). Devpolicy Blog: Collaborating for menstrual health rights in the Pacific Chelsea Huggett, technical lead for equality and inclusion…

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AP: Through kids’ eyes: Virus outbreak brings sadness, fear, joy (Irvine, 5/27). The Atlantic: Listen: It’s a Small World Health Organization (Hamblin/Wells, 5/27). CIDRAP News: Antibiotic use rising for sick kids in low-resource nations (Dall, 5/26). Devex: World Food Programme pulls COVID-19 fundraising images after backlash (Chadwick, 5/27). Financial Times:…

COVID-19 Impacting Africa’s Efforts Against TB, Malaria; India Faces Locust Swarms Amid Pandemic; E.U. Governments Ban Malaria Drug For Coronavirus; 14M At Risk Of Hunger In Latin America; Number Of Cases In Gulf Arab States Passes 200K

AFRICA Devex: Strengthening Africa’s ability to ‘decode’ the coronavirus (Jerving, 5/28). DW: Coronavirus hampers Africa’s fight against malaria, TB (Cascais, 5/27). The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Obstacles to COVID-19 control in east Africa (Nakkazi, 6/1). Reuters: Africa hit by sustained community spread of coronavirus: disease centre (Paravicini, 5/28). Reuters: ‘No masks,…

Yemen’s Health System Collapses As Aid Agencies Say COVID-19 Cases More Than Detected; Many Nigerians Must Break Lockdown To Access Water; U.S. Returns Migrant Children To Mexico, Central America Amid Pandemic; Asia-Pacific Region Commits To Defeating COVID-19

AFRICA AP: Tanzania says virus defeated through prayer, but fears grow (Odula/Anna, 5/22). VOA: COVID-19 Disrupts South Sudan Health Services (Mayar, 5/21). Washington Post: Living through a pandemic when your access to water is difficult (Emezi/Paquette, 5/21). ASIA AP: India struggles with twin challenges of cyclone and pandemic (Ghosal et…

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CIDRAP News: Review finds test antibiotics unreliable for diagnosing TB (Dall, 5/20). Devex: Locust swarms prompt fresh FAO appeal, $500M from World Bank (Welsh, 5/22). The Economist: Latin America ponders how to fight ‘obstetric violence’ (5/21). The Economist: Thoughts that the young are not much affected by SARS-CoV-2 look wrong…