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

KFF: COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker — Updated as of May 29, 2020 Data on country government actions in response to COVID-19 have been added to the tracker (5/29). 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…

Blog Posts, Releases Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “The Optimist”: Combating COVID-19 in India M. Hari Menon, director of the India office at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (5/26). Center for American Progress: Protecting and Promoting Women’s Rights Is Key to Defeating the Coronavirus at Home and Abroad Shilpa Phadke, vice president…

COVID-19 Cases Rising In Some Asian Countries As Lockdowns Ease; Russia Reports Record 1-Day Rise In Deaths; Peru Hit Hard, Especially Rural Areas; Some Arab Nations Turn To Israel For Support; Puerto Rico’s Safety Nets Strain Amid Pandemic

AFRICA The Guardian: Surge in deaths in North Darfur raises fears of disastrous Covid-19 outbreak (Ahmed, 5/29). New Humanitarian: Six ways COVID-19 is changing South Africa (Oliver, 5/28). ASIA Al Jazeera: Hundreds of children in Pakistan’s Sindh infected with COVID-19 (5/29). New York Times: ‘It’s Too Late’: In Sprawling Indonesia,…

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

KFF: COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker — Updated as of May 28, 2020 Data on country government actions in response to COVID-19 have been added to the tracker (5/28). 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…

More News In Global Health

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:…

Blog Posts, Statements Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Center for Global Development: Introducing the COVID-19 Multi-model Comparison Collaboration Kalipso Chalkidou, director of global health policy and senior fellow at CGD, and colleagues (5/27). Center for Global Development: Disease Forecasting during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Have We Learned from Previous Outbreaks? Hiral Shah, senior policy analyst at CGD, and colleagues…

U.N., Canada, Jamaica To Convene World Leaders In Effort To Boost Funding For Developing Countries; AP, Devex Examine Leadership, Key Development Players During Pandemic

Reuters: U.N. calls meeting to boost pandemic support for developing countries “U.N. officials said they will meet on Thursday with over a dozen world leaders to discuss shoring up financial support for emerging economies, hit hard by the pandemic’s economic fallout. The online meeting comes amid surging coronavirus infections in…

KFF Provides Resources On Global Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

KFF: COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker — Updated as of May 27, 2020 (5/27). Data on country government actions in response to COVID-19 have been added to the tracker. KFF: Sweden’s Coronavirus Strategy Should Not Be the World’s — But Aspects of It Are Worthy of Consideration (Michaud, 5/26). Additional KFF COVID-19…