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AP: Burkina Faso’s food woes deepen as extremists expand reach (Mednick, 6/3). Devex: Q&A: How are global health security experts responding to the pressures of COVID-19? (Cornish, 6/3). Devex: Insufficient PPE pushes NGOs to consider making their own (Lieberman, 6/3). Devex: Is better hygiene here to stay? (Root, 6/2). Financial…

New WHO Model Predicts COVID-19 Spread In Africa; Minorities In U.K. At Higher Risk Of Death From Virus; Iran Fears 2nd Wave; Scientists Defend Venezuelan Colleagues Over Study

AFRICA NPR: New WHO Model Forecasts A Different Coronavirus Spread Pattern In Africa (Peralta, 6/2). Reuters: Uganda to lose $1.6 billion in tourism earnings as a result of COVID-19 (Biryabarema, 6/2). ASIA AP: Wuhan tests 10 million people, finds few infections (6/3). AP: Indonesia cancels hajj pilgrimage due to coronavirus…

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BBC: Tropical Storm Amanda: At least 14 dead in El Salvador (6/1). Devex: Q&A: Combating stigma of needle stick injuries among health care workers in Kenya (Politzer, 6/2). Devex: Q&A: New U.N. guidelines target ‘out of whack’ food systems (Welsh, 6/2). The Guardian: Risk of infection could double if 2-meter…

Blog Posts, Releases Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

BMJ Opinion: Andy Cowper: The public health of politics and the politics of public health Andy Cowper, freelance journalist and editor of Health Policy Insight (5/29). Brookings: Fiscal policy for COVID-19 and beyond Rabah Arezki, chief economist for the Middle East and North Africa Region at the World Bank, and…

U.S. Sends Unproven COVID-19 Treatment HCQ To Brazil; Russia Set To Introduce COVID-19 Drug; India Begins To Open Amid Rising Cases; African Nations Struggle To Find Escaped Quarantine Patients

AFRICA Global Press Journal: Defying Uganda’s Ban, Motorcycle Taxis Remain Lifeline for Patients (Segawa/Agiresaasi, 5/31). The Guardian: African nations fail to find coronavirus quarantine escapees (Burke/Chingono, 5/31). PRI: Coronavirus exposes Sudan’s broken health care system (Gikandi, 5/29). Reuters: Some medics say they are muzzled in Egypt’s coronavirus response (5/29). ASIA…

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Devex: Watch: Peter Sands’ ‘nightmare’ coronavirus scenario (Kumar, 6/1). Devex: Q&A: What early data says about gendered impacts of COVID-19 (Rogers, 6/1). Devex: Preparing for a disaster in the middle of a pandemic (Root, 6/1). Devex: Steps for creating water solutions that will last (Root, 6/1). The Hill: COVID-19 shows…

U.N. Postpones Climate Summit Until Late 2021; Organizations Representing 40M Health Workers Urge G20 To Consider Air Pollution, Climate In COVID-19 Recovery Plans

The Guardian: World health leaders urge green recovery from coronavirus crisis “Doctors and medical professionals from around the globe have called on world leaders to ensure a green recovery from the coronavirus crisis that takes account of air pollution and climate breakdown. More than 200 organizations representing at least 40…

COVID-19 Cases Rising In Some Asian Countries As Lockdowns Ease; Russia Reports Record 1-Day Rise In Deaths; Peru Hit Hard, Especially Rural Areas; Some Arab Nations Turn To Israel For Support; Puerto Rico’s Safety Nets Strain Amid Pandemic

AFRICA The Guardian: Surge in deaths in North Darfur raises fears of disastrous Covid-19 outbreak (Ahmed, 5/29). New Humanitarian: Six ways COVID-19 is changing South Africa (Oliver, 5/28). ASIA Al Jazeera: Hundreds of children in Pakistan’s Sindh infected with COVID-19 (5/29). New York Times: ‘It’s Too Late’: In Sprawling Indonesia,…