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

KFF: COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker — Updated as of June 16, 2020 Data on country government actions in response to COVID-19 are included in the tracker (6/16). 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.…

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Devex: New U.N. field hospitals will treat humanitarian workers with COVID-19 (Lieberman, 6/12). New York Times: Mutation Allows Coronavirus to Infect More Cells, Study Finds. Scientists Urge Caution (Carey/Glanz, 6/12). New York Times: The Scientist, the Air and the Virus (Parker-Pope, 6/12). NPR: Locusts Are A Plague Of Biblical Scope…

COVID-19 Hitting Americas Hardest, WHO Says; Latin America Region’s Peace Deteriorated Most Globally In 2019, Report Shows, Warns Of Pandemic’s Further Impacts

Devex: Latin America sees largest decline in peacefulness as COVID-19 poses further threat “South America is the region of the world where peace deteriorated most last year, followed by Central America and the Caribbean, according to the ‘Global Peace Index 2020’ report, with peacefulness expected to drop globally as a…

News Outlets Examine Pandemic’s Impacts On Medical Journals’ Peer Review Processes, Scientists’ Research Priorities

New York Times: The Pandemic Claims New Victims: Prestigious Medical Journals “One study promised that popular blood-pressure drugs were safe for people infected with the coronavirus. Another paper warned that anti-malaria drugs endorsed by President Trump actually were dangerous to these patients. The studies, published in the New England Journal…

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

KFF: COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker — Updated as of June 15, 2020 Data on country government actions in response to COVID-19 are included in the tracker (6/15). 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.…

Some Hospitals In Africa, Asia Become Overwhelmed With COVID-19 Patients; Questions Remain Over Russia’s Coronavirus Numbers; Brazil, Peru Hit Hard; Cases Rise Again In Iran

AFRICA Bloomberg: Africa Turns to Home Care With Virus Cases Inundating Hospitals (Ombok et al., 6/13). U.N. News: Amidst COVID-19 challenges, U.N. ‘remains operational’ across Central Africa (6/12). U.N. News: Amid COVID-19 and climate change, UNHCR appeals for $186 million for Sahel refugee and displacement crisis (6/12). Reuters: Ghana’s president…

New Research Papers Examine Pandemic’s Impacts On Poverty In Middle-Income Countries, Infection Fatality Rates In Developing World

Devex: Middle-income countries at risk of dramatic increases in poverty, report finds “Poverty could dramatically increase in middle-income countries amid ‘a significant change in the distribution of global poverty’ sparked by the coronavirus pandemic, new research suggests. More than a billion people worldwide could be thrown into poverty in the…

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

KFF: COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker — Updated as of June 12, 2020 Data on country government actions in response to COVID-19 are included in the tracker (6/12). 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.…