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DRC Declares End Of Most Recent Ebola Outbreak In West Of Country

Reuters: Congo declares end of Ebola outbreak, sees lessons for COVID fight “Democratic Republic of Congo announced the end of an almost six-month Ebola outbreak in the west of the country on Wednesday as health authorities looked to apply lessons from the successful response to the fight against COVID-19 in…

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ABC News: Experts are homing in on an influenza vaccine that could last a lifetime (Afrahimi, 12/7). Al Jazeera: Bangladesh moves Rohingya to remote island (Ghani, 12/7). AP: Yemen ‘on edge of precipice’ as UNICEF launches aid appeal (Federman, 12/7). AP: ‘Nobody knows’: Experts baffled by mystery illness in India…

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AP: Brazil strains at quarantine as virus cases pass 5 million (Biller, 10/8). AP: As virus fills French ICUs anew, doctors ask what went wrong (Charlton et al., 10/9). AP: Spanish govt imposes state of emergency in virus-hit Madrid (Hatton et al., 10/9). AP: Soldiers, experts to help German cities…

Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Issues Of Coronavirus Outbreak

Washington Post: What did Xi Jinping know about the coronavirus, and when did he know it? Editorial Board “The early phase of the coronavirus outbreak in China remains an important and still poorly understood lacuna. Prompt, early action could have saved lives and averted enormous disruption. Instead, the Chinese people…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of Disease Outbreaks, Including Coronavirus

The Atlantic: Democracies Are Better at Fighting Outbreaks Ariana A. Berengaut, director of programs, partnerships, and strategic planning at the Penn Biden Center The Atlantic: How the Coronavirus Revealed Authoritarianism’s Fatal Flaw Zeynep Tufekci, associate professor at the University of North Carolina and faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Klein…

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