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The Guardian: Girls at risk of child marriage as half of local authorities fail to keep records (Summers, 5/18). Science: Long-acting injectable drug prevents HIV infections (Cohen, 5/18). The Telegraph: Health workers under attack: 200 incidents globally linked to pandemic (Rigby/Smith, 5/15). U.S. News & World Report: WHO Releases Brief…

WHO Seeks Further Details On Burundi Expulsion; 1st COVID-19 Case Detected In Rohingya Camps; Russia Defends Case Counts; Brazil Health Systems Struggle Amid Pandemic; Yemen Coronavirus-Like Cases Spike

AFRICA AP: Years of conflict leave Somalia ill-equipped to fight virus (Guled/Nor, 5/15). The Guardian: ‘People are more scared of hunger’: coronavirus is just one more threat in Nigeria (Akinwotu, 5/15). New Humanitarian: Tanzanian doctors sound alarm over hidden coronavirus cases (Houttuin/Bastmeijer, 5/14). New Yorker: What African Nations Are Teaching…

Blogs, Statements, Letters Address Various Issues Related To COVID-19 Pandemic

BMJ Opinion: Patients in Pakistan are actively participating in relief activities during the covid-19 pandemic Hussain Jafri, vice chair of the Advisory Group of the WHO PFPS program (5/12). Center for Global Development: The Indirect Health Effects of COVID-19: Disrupted and Suspended Health Services Lydia Regan, research assistant, and Y-Ling…

Social Stigma Hurting COVID-19 Containment Efforts In Asia; Russia Records 2nd-Highest Caseload Globally; Cuba Enters Race For Vaccine; Experts Warn Of Case Undercounting In Yemen

AFRICA Al Jazeera: Is COVID-19 making it harder to treat other diseases in Africa? (5/12). AP: COVID-19 confirmed in crowded U.N.-run camp in South Sudan (Ajak/Anna, 5/12). Scientific American: Antipoaching Tech Tracks COVID-19 Flare-Ups in South Africa (Wild, 5/12). U.N. News: Chad’s storytellers take COVID prevention messages off the grid…

WHO, Vatican, Others Recognize International Nurses Day

BMJ Opinion: On International Nurses’ Day, we thank our nursing colleagues Christine Hancock, former president of the International Council of Nurses and founder of C3 Collaborating for Health (5/12). Vatican News: Full Text: Pope’s Message for International Nurses Day (5/12). WHO: Happy international Nurses Day (5/11). WHO: International Nurses Day…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including U.S. Response, WHO’s Role

The Conversation: We may well be able to eliminate coronavirus, but we’ll probably never eradicate it. Here’s the difference Adrian Esterman, professor of biostatistics at the University of South Australia (5/7). The Conversation: Sexual and gender-based violence during COVID-19: lessons from Ebola Monica Adhiambo Onyango, clinical associate professor for global…

Posts Recognize International Day Of The Midwife

Global Citizen: See How Mothers and Midwives Are Trying to Deliver Babies During COVID-19 Crisis Leah Rodriguez, women and girls and WASH writer at Global Citizen (5/5). PAHO: Helping women give birth during the pandemic: the experience of four midwives (5/5). Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New…

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CBS News: How the fight against polio was won (Kessel, 5/3). Devex: Where are the health workers? New data efforts aim to answer big coronavirus questions (Lieberman, 5/4). Devex: This nonprofit needs your cough sounds to detect COVID-19 (Ravelo, 5/4). The Guardian: Coronavirus ‘reinfections’ were false positives, says WHO technical…

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AP: Heart disease main underlying condition in COVID-19 deaths (Selsky, 4/29). Democracy Now!: WHO Adviser on Meat Plants: If We’re at War, the Weapons We Need Are Tests and PPE, Not Pork (Goodman, 4/30). Devex: Kenya’s blood shortage goes from bad to worse (Jerving, 5/1). Devex: How COVID-19 is impacting…

Organizations Discuss Global Health Aid, Gavi, Nursing Report, Global Herpes Prevalence

Center for Global Development: Examining Uncertainties in Global Health Aid through the Lens of Family Planning: A Tale of Three Countries in Three Figures Janeen Madan Keller, assistant director of global health and senior policy analyst, and Julia Kaufman, program coordinator, both with CGD (4/30). ONE: 6 things Gavi supports…