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News Outlets Report On Global Efforts To Mitigate COVID-19 Impacts

AP: ‘Virus at Iran’s gates’: How Tehran failed to stop outbreak (Gambrill, 3/17). AP: Pakistan PM warns new virus may devastate developing nations (Gannon, 3/17). The Atlantic: The U.K.’s Coronavirus ‘Herd Immunity’ Debacle (Yong, 3/16). CIDRAP News: U.S. takes more big pandemic response steps; Europe COVID-19 cases soar (Schnirring, 3/15).…

WHO, CDC Never Discussed Providing Coronavirus Tests To U.S., According To Officials

CNN: WHO and CDC never discussed providing international test kits to the U.S., global health agency says “As the United States struggled to launch testing for the novel coronavirus using kits developed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization shipped hundreds of thousands of…

White House Releases Transcript Of Latest Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

White House: Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing This posting contains statements made by President Trump, Vice President Pence, Ambassador Deborah Birx, and other U.S. officials at a press briefing on coronavirus held on March 18, as well as…

CDC Epidemiologist Embedded With China’s Disease Control Agency Left Post In July Before Position Cut In September

Reuters: Exclusive: U.S. axed CDC expert job in China months before virus outbreak “Several months before the coronavirus pandemic began, the Trump administration eliminated a key American public health position in Beijing intended to help detect disease outbreaks in China, Reuters has learned. The American disease expert, a medical epidemiologist…

More News In Global Health

Bloomberg: Coronavirus Slowing Desert Locust Response Amid New Swarms (Gebre/Herbling, 3/22). Borgen Magazine: S.Res. 260: Fighting Maternal and Child Malnutrition (Frazer, 3/23). Devex: As misinformation on coronavirus surges, funding trickles in (Worley/Krishnan, 3/23). The Hill: Former FDA head: ‘Life’s never going to be perfectly normal until we get to a…

More News In Global Health

Devex: Data mapping key to track disease spread and plug health gaps, experts say (Willmer, 3/26). The Economist: Taking people’s temperatures can help fight the coronavirus (3/26). The Lancet Infectious Diseases: New guidelines for latent tuberculosis (Mushtaq, 4/1). The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Ebola virus disease in DR Congo (Burki, 4/1).…

Editorials, Opinion Pieces Examine Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

New York Times: The Wall That Didn’t Stop the Coronavirus Editorial Board “…Rounding up undocumented immigrants and shutting down the border is something President Trump has yearned to do since long before the coronavirus began its fateful spread. And his animosity toward undocumented immigrants is affecting the efforts to contain…

WHO, PAHO Call On Asia-Pacific, Latin American Countries To Remain Vigilant, Implement COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies, As Disease Spreads Worldwide

AFRICA AP: Ethiopia postpones major election because of coronavirus (Meseret, 3/31). Reuters: Sierra Leone has confirmed its first case of coronavirus, president says (Inveen/Jabkhiro, 3/31). U.N. News: Coronavirus poses latest threat to battered health system in DR Congo (3/31). U.N. News: U.N. appeals to all Somalis to ‘come together’ in…