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French President Macron Awards Elton John With Legion Of Honor For Work On HIV/AIDS, Calls For International Community To Fully Support Global Fund

Agence France-Presse: Hand-in-hand, Macron and Elton John join forces on AIDS “French President Emmanuel Macron presented rock legend Elton John with France’s highest civilian honor on Friday, and urged international mobilization for one of the showman’s dearest causes: combating AIDS. … Macron called for a mass mobilization so that the…

Germany Passes Law Mandating Measles Vaccine For All Children Attending School, Daycare

Associated Press: German lawmakers approve compulsory measles vaccine plan “Germany’s parliament has passed a law requiring that children who attend school or daycare must be vaccinated for measles. Lawmakers approved the government’s bill Thursday with a majority of 459 in favor, 89 against, and 105 abstentions…” (11/14). New York Times:…

CGD Experts Examine U.K. Political Party Manifestos For ODA, Global Health Mentions

Center for Global Development: U.K. Elections: What’s News on Global Health So Far? Amanda Glassman, executive vice president and senior fellow; Kalipso Chalkidou, director of global health policy and senior fellow; and Nurilign Ahmed, senior policy analyst, all with the Center for Global Development, examine U.K. political party manifestos for…

Pandemic Hits Economies Hard In South Africa, Czech Republic; ASEAN Talks Discuss COVID-19 Impacts; Americas Hold More Than Half Of Global Deaths

AFRICA Markets Insider: South Africa’s GDP plunges over 50% as COVID-19’s ‘punch in the gut’ triggers the steepest decline since 1960 (Nagarajan, 9/8). ASIA AP: ASEAN talks tackle pandemic, sea feud amid U.S.-China rivalry (Dinh et al., 9/9). UPI: North Korea’s silence on pandemic arouses skepticism in South (Shim, 9/9).…

India Records More Than 95K COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours; U.K. Considers Rapid Tests; Politics Plague Pandemic Response In Israel; Public Trust In Health Officials Waning In U.S., KFF Poll Shows

ASIA AP: Volunteers feed COVID-19 patients, doctors in Nepal hospital (Gurubacharya, 9/10). AP: Asia Today: India has record spike of 95K new virus cases (9/10). EUROPE Financial Times: U.K. considering new rapid-result Covid tests for up to 10m people a day (Pickard et al., 9/10). LATIN AMERICA Devex: Returning Venezuelans…

Japan Commits $165M To COVAX; Germany Invests In Domestic Coronavirus Vaccine R&D Efforts; Half Of Tests Positive In Argentina; NIH To Investigate Serious Side Effect In Vaccine Trial

AFRICA Al Jazeera: TV replaces teachers for African children amid coronavirus curbs (9/15). BBC News: Coronavirus in Africa: Explaining the bogus ‘viral blockers’ worn by some politicians (Adegoke, 9/15). Borgen Magazine: COVID-19 in Liberia: Learning From the Ebola Virus (Wallace, 9/16). Xinhua: WHO’s COVID-19 health supplies reach Libya (9/16). ASIA…

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