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NIH Launches Network To Detect Emerging Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

WIRED: The NIH Launches a Global Hunt for Animal-to-Human Diseases “On Wednesday, a group of scientists gathered — virtually, of course — to share their research on a video call. At this point in the Covid-19 pandemic, that was utterly normal. What was not at all normal: The group was…

KFF Provides Resources On Global, Domestic Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

KFF: COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker — Updated as of September 21, 2020 Data on country government actions in response to COVID-19 are included in the tracker (9/21). Additional KFF COVID-19 resources on the global situation, as well as those focused on the response and impact within the U.S., are available here. KFF’s…

WHO Establishes Rules For Testing African Herbal Remedies; European Nations Implement Restrictions Amid Rise In COVID-19 Cases; Pandemic Impacts Education In Middle East, N. Africa; U.S., Mexico Border To Remain Closed

AFRICA BBC News: Coronavirus: WHO sets rules for testing African herbal remedies (9/20). NPR: Kenya Braced For The Worst. The Worst Didn’t Happen. Why? (Peralta, 9/18). VOA News: Graft Alleged as Kenya’s Fight Against COVID-19 Struggles (Ruvaga, 9/18). ASIA Reuters: Australia heads for lowest virus count in three months (Kaye,…

Trump, U.S. Health Officials Disagree On Coronavirus Vaccine Timeline; HHS Secretary Azar Asserts Power Over FDA Decisions

New York Times: Top U.S. Health Officials Tiptoe Around Trump’s Vaccine Timeline “As the nation’s coronavirus death toll neared 200,000, top administration health officials on Sunday delicately sidestepped President Trump’s ambitious declaration last week that a coronavirus vaccine would be available for every American by April. Instead, Adm. Brett P.…

South Africa Eases Lockdown Restrictions As Coronavirus Cases Drop; India On Track To Pass U.S. As Worst-Affected Country; Virus Spread In Europe Continues To Worsen; Conflict, COVID-19 Impact Tens Of Millions In Yemen; CDC Testing Guidance Did Not Undergo Scientific Review

AFRICA AP: AP Interview: South Africa to know true virus toll in weeks (Meldrum, 9/18). BBC: Coronavirus: South Africa eases strict lockdown as cases drop (9/17). Devex: Paying the price: Pandemic puts DRC’s fragile health system at risk (Mednick, 9/17). PRI: A new study on coronavirus songs in Africa looks…

WHO DG Urges Nations To Join COVAX; Agency Releases Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution Plan; Some Developing Countries Push To Limit Patent Protections On Successful Vaccines

ABC News: World Health Organization announces distribution plan for COVID-19 vaccine “…The World Health Organization and its appointed Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization, or SAGE, have released a worldwide vaccine distribution plan — it pushes back on so-called vaccine nationalism, the idea that each country should prioritize its…

More News In Global Health

Al Jazeera: Chronicles of a Pandemic (9/17). Devex: In COVID-19 response, make climate change priority (Cornish, 9/18). Devex: What do development advocates want from the U.K.’s integrated review? (Worley, 9/17). Borgen Magazine: Exploring Gender Inequality in Yemen (Jones, 9/18). The Lancet: Brazilian doctors condemn new rules on abortion (Alves, 9/19).…

Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Topics Related To COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Lockdowns, Vaccines, Science, Misinformation

Bloomberg: Covid-19 Lockdowns May Have Saved Kids’ Lives Justin Fox, Bloomberg Opinion columnist (9/17). Bloomberg: In Latin America, a Covid Vaccine Is No Panacea Mac Margolis, Bloomberg Opinion columnist (9/17). The Lancet: COVID-19: a stress test for trust in science Editorial Board (9/19). Project Syndicate: Fighting the COVID Infodemic Françoise…

Conflicting Messaging On Coronavirus Vaccines Between Drug Companies, Trump Sows Confusion, Raises Concerns Over Political Influence

Washington Post: Vaccine companies reveal their study designs, even as Trump sows confusion “President Trump stood before a televised audience Wednesday and proclaimed that ‘results are very good’ for vaccines targeting the novel coronavirus. A day later, Moderna and Pfizer, two front-runner drug companies developing a shot, released the full…

International Community Must Work To Protect Safety Of Health Care Workers, WHO Says On World Patient Safety Day; HCWs Represent 1 In 7 COVID-19 Cases Globally, Agency Notes

U.N. News: Protect health workers to save patients, WHO reiterates on World Patient Safety Day “COVID-19 has reminded the world of the vital role health workers play in relieving suffering and saving lives, the U.N. World Health Organization (WHO) has said, underlining the need to ensure their safety and protection.…

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