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Novel Coronavirus Spread In U.S. Earlier Than Expected, Studies Show; Authoritarian Governments In Europe, Middle East Use Pandemic As Tool Of Oppression

AFRICA Reuters: Tanzania’s president calls for debt forgiveness to help battle virus (Dausen/Miriri, 4/22). ASIA New York Times: Coronavirus Crisis Offers Taiwan a Chance to Push Back Against China (Hernández et al., 4/22). Reuters: South Asia coronavirus cases top 37,000, headache for governments eyeing lockdown end (Miglani, 4/23). Science: Did…

South Africa Deploys Thousands Of Health Workers To Get Ahead Of COVID-19; Singapore’s Migrant Workers Vulnerable To Virus; Italy Sees 1st Drop In Active Cases

AFRICA The Guardian: Zimbabwe faces malaria outbreak as it locks down to counter coronavirus (Chingono, 4/21). Washington Post: South Africa is hunting down coronavirus with thousands of health workers (Mogotsi/Bearak, 4/21). ASIA Devex: COVID-19 halts Northern Triangle migration, but deportations continue (Welsh, 4/21). New Humanitarian: Bracing for the coronavirus in…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Response, Including Impacts On Food Systems, WASH, Role Of WHO

The Atlantic: We Need an Atlantic Charter for the Post-coronavirus Era Richard Fontaine, chief executive officer of the Center for a New American Security (4/16). The Conversation: Drug-resistant superbugs: A global threat intensified by the fight against coronavirus Lori L. Burrows, professor of biochemistry and biomedical sciences at McMaster University…

Singapore Documents Surge In COVID-19 Cases; U.K. PM Johnson, Ministers Criticized For Pandemic Response; In Hard-Hit Ecuador, President Says Official Death Count Too Low

AFRICA Axios: Africa’s coronavirus crisis arrived before the outbreak (Lawler, 4/20). Devex: Red Cross prepares for COVID-19 in DRC (Root, 4/21). Moscow Times: Africa Asks Russia for Coronavirus Aid: Foreign Ministry (4/21). New York Times: In Old Cairo, a Subdued Ramadan Looms as Virus Shutters the City (Walsh, 4/20). ASIA…

Escaped Ebola Patient Raises Fears Of Further Disease Spread In DRC, WHO Says

Reuters: Escape of Ebola patient in Congo sparks fear of further infection “An Ebola flare-up in eastern Congo may spread again after a patient escaped from a clinic, complicating efforts to contain the disease that has infected six people since last week, the World Health Organization said on Sunday. The…

India Sees Biggest Single-Day Virus Spike As Lockdown Eased; Europe Surpasses 1M Confirmed COVID-19 Cases; Canada’s COVID-19 Data ‘Trending In Right Direction’ As Lockdown Measures Continue

AFRICA Al Jazeera: Ethiopia plans to close Eritrean refugee camp despite concerns (Creta, 4/19). Reuters: MSF says aid worker dies in Nigeria after contracting coronavirus (Carsten et al., 4/20). Reuters: South Africa to increase welfare provision over coronavirus: Ramaphosa (Winning, 4/20). ASIA AP: North Korean defectors, experts question zero virus…

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

The Conversation: Africa joins the race to trace COVID-19 with genomics Peter van Heusden, researcher at the University of the Western Cape (4/19). Foreign Policy: A Global Pandemic Bailout Was Coming — Until America Stopped It Adam Tooze, history professor and director of the European Institute at Columbia University (4/17).…