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

New York Times: Call It ‘Coronavirus’ Editorial Board “…Once again, a mysterious, fast-spreading and sometimes lethal disease is exacerbating racism and hatred … As the coronavirus has spread from its beachhead in Wuhan, China, old anti-Asian prejudices have spread with it … A time of great fear and danger requires…

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ABC’s “Science Show”: Gates: Despite the problems, we shouldn’t lose sight of recent gains (Williams, 3/7). Devex: World Bank looks to systematize growing role in fragile states (Igoe, 3/6). The Drum: Can graphic design save your life? A brief history of the epidemic PSA (Deighton, 3/2). DW: Germany pledges €100…

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ABC National Radio: Bill Gates aims to reduce health inequity and child malnutrition (Williams, 2/29). AFP: World Bank to attack poverty in conflict zones (2/27). Becker’s Hospital Review: NIH launches $1M challenge for digital treatments of sickle cell, malaria & anemia (Park, 2/17). New Humanitarian: How Mexico and Central America’s…

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AP: Zimbabwe’s rural elderly battle hunger amid severe drought (Mutsaka, 2/24). Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Atlanta’s next big thing: world hub for health innovation, preparedness (Trubey, 2/21). CNN: Global food waste twice as high as previously estimated, study says (Erdman, 2/20). The Guardian: India: male sterilization order withdrawn after flurry of criticism…

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The BMJ: Children’s health and wellbeing must be prioritized by governments, experts urge (Mahase, 2/20). Devex: What is ‘mutual prosperity’ and what does it mean for U.K. aid? (Worley, 2/21). The Lancet: Locust swarms in east Africa could be ‘a catastrophe’ (Devi, 2/22). Reuters: Time running out to end Venezuela’s…

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allAfrica: Africa: We Can Make Our World Better — Mark Suzman of Gates Foundation (Williams, 2/20). AP: Yemen’s Houthi rebels impeding U.N. aid flow, demand a cut (Michael, 2/19). AP: 2nd person dies amid dengue epidemic in French Caribbean (2/19). Devex: Australia’s new international policy directions revealed (Cornish, 2/20). Financial…

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CNBC: How international travelers can stay safe during viral outbreak (Day, 2/6). CNN: All of its neighbors have it, so why hasn’t North Korea reported any coronavirus cases? (Berlinger/Seo, 2/6). IPS: Vegetables Rot in Food Markets across Zimbabwe While Half the Population Faces Food Insecurity (Banda, 2/6). New York Times:…

Professors Outline Global AMR Surveillance Plan Using Human Sewage

Science: Using sewage for surveillance of antimicrobial resistance Frank M. Aarestrup, professor at the Technical University of Denmark, and Mark E. J. Woolhouse, professor at the Usher Institute, discuss challenges to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance and outline a plan for a global AMR surveillance system using human sewage (2/7).

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ABC News: Rebels kill dozens of villagers in Ebola-hit Congo (Winsor, 2/3). AP: As forests burn around the world, drinking water is at risk (Webber, 1/31). Devex: Q&A: WHO’s global strategy to tackle health misinformation (Ravelo, 2/4). Devex: How South Africa is spearheading efforts to tackle MDR TB (February 2020).…

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Devex: Opinion: We’re not fighting hard enough against the top killer of children Henrietta H. Fore, executive director at UNICEF, and Kevin Watkins, chief executive of Save the Children U.K. (1/30). Foreign Affairs: Democracy Is Good for Your Health — And Vice Versa Thomas J. Bollyky, director of the Global…