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

KFF: COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker — Updated as of July 6, 2020 Data on country government actions in response to COVID-19 are included in the tracker (7/6). 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.…

Eastern DRC Ebola Outbreak Officially Ends, WHO Urges Vigilance; Concerns Grow About Équateur Province Outbreak, COVID-19, Other Health Challenges In Country

Devex: While Ebola outbreak ends in eastern DRC, WHO says no room for complacency “After almost two years, the Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo is finally over. But the continuing outbreak in Équateur province and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continue to pose threats to health security in the country, region,…

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AP: Zimbabwe copes with diarrhea outbreak which has killed 9 (Mutsaka, 6/26). Borgen Magazine: Poor Sanitation in Kenya Leads to Water-Borne Diseases (Shusterman, 6/24). Devex: What data tells us about the state of human rights (Cornish, 6/25). Devex: Q&A: New CARE secretary-general on women and local leadership (Root, 6/25). The…

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

KFF: COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker — Updated as of June 26, 2020 Data on country government actions in response to COVID-19 are included in the tracker (6/26). 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.…

Pandemic Threatens Africa’s Health Care Workforce; Multi-Dimensional Crisis Impacts Afghanistan; Europe Looks To Recover; COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise In Latin America; White House Task Force To Hold First Briefing In 2 Months

AFRICA AP: Kenya: 3 people killed in clash with police over face masks (Odula, 6/26). Axios: Coronavirus accelerates in Africa as economic damage deepens (Lawler, 6/25). BBC: Coronavirus: How Africa’s supply chains are evolving (Russon, 6/25). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Africa’s unsung army of women wage war on COVID-19 (Bhalla/Wuilbercq, 6/25).…

Editorial, Opinions Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including U.S. Response, Impact On Health Systems, Vaccine Access

Bloomberg: How the World Views the U.S. Virus Response Robert Burgess, executive editor for Bloomberg Opinion (6/24). BMJ Opinion: Mobilising informal healthcare providers in India may help its response to covid-19 Meenakshi Gautham, research fellow in health systems and policy analysis with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,…

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

KFF: COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker — Updated as of June 25, 2020 Data on country government actions in response to COVID-19 are included in the tracker (6/25). 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.…

HHS Secretary Provides Statement On End Of Eastern DRC Ebola Outbreak

HHS: HHS Secretary Azar Statement on End of Eastern DRC Ebola Outbreak In a statement on the end of the Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which the DRC Ministry of Health officially announced on June 25, HHS Secretary Alex Azar notes, “We congratulate the…