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DW: Have scientists been sidelined in eliminating hepatitis because of the coronavirus pandemic? (7/28). Devex: ‘Statistics that can and will be used’: Pacific Islands devise new gender data plans (Cornish, 7/30). Devex: Faith leaders have key role in stopping spread of COVID-19, UNICEF says (Welsh, 7/30). The Lancet Infectious Diseases:…

COVID-19, Locust Swarms Worsen Food Security In East Africa; Vietnam Sees Uptick In Cases; Europe Braces For Virus Resurgence; Democracy Threatened In Latin America Amid Pandemic; U.S. Death Toll Passes 150K

AFRICA Reuters: Gambia VP tests positive for coronavirus, president self-isolating (Saine, 7/29). Xinhua: Roundup: COVID-19, desert locust exacerbate food insecurity in E. Africa: U.N. (7/29). ASIA AP: Asia Today: Masks mandatory as cases rise in Australia state (7/19). AP: U.N. urges SE Asia to build back better from COVID-19 crisis…

More Than Half Of Mumbai Slum Occupants Have Had COVID-19, Study Shows; Europe Works To Avoid Rise In Cases; World Bank Latin America Chief Discusses Recovery; Hajj Begins Under Restrictions; Isolation Possibly More Harmful Than Coronavirus To Canadian Nursing Home Residents

AFRICA Wall Street Journal: Coronavirus and Ebola Together Test a Beleaguered Congo (Bariyo, 7/29). Washington Post: With drastically smaller hajj, Somalia’s livestock industry goes from ‘boom to doom’ (Faruk/Bearak, 7/28). Xinhua: Ethiopia’s COVID-19 cases pass 15,000 mark (7/29). ASIA Financial Times: Over half of Mumbai slum dwellers have had Covid-19,…

HIV Funding Declining; Devex Interviews amfAR Vice President About HIV/AIDS Disparities; Religious Leaders In Kenya Aim To Reduce Stigma; Other News From AIDS 2020 Conference

Devex: HIV funding is dwindling. Who will fill the gap? “The world is off-track not just on HIV targets, but also on HIV financing. As the novel coronavirus continues to squeeze government budgets, experts note there are more questions and uncertainties on the future of HIV funding. HIV funding declined…

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Bloomberg: The Swine Flu Virus in China That Has People Worried (7/3). Devex: ‘Where’s God?’: The role of faith in psychosocial support (Welsh, 7/6). Devex: Women and people with disabilities missing out on critical eye care (Root, 7/3). Financial Times: FT Series: Companies prospering in the pandemic (Multiple authors, June/July…

E.U. May Ban American Travelers As Some U.S. States See Record Numbers Of COVID-19 Cases; Judge Orders Brazil President To Wear Mask; Yemen Facing Increased Cases As Aid Funding Depleted

AFRICA Reuters: All African countries now have coronavirus lab testing capacity — WHO chief (Paravicini, 6/24). U.N. News: Devastating South Sudan coronavirus deaths,’a tragedy that can be prevented,’ Security Council hears (6/23). ASIA Al Jazeera: Indonesia children at risk as COVID-19 disrupts vaccination drive (Washington, 6/23). CNN: The country where…

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Borgen Magazine: Global Vaccine Summit Unites Countries for Gavi’s Vaccination Work (Marabito, 6/23). CEO Magazine: Bill Gates: who will get a coronavirus vaccine first (Horswill, 6/24). Devex: Can women’s health clinics regain ground after ‘the most disruptive interruption’? (Lieberman, 6/24). Devex: Q&A: The role of faith-based organizations amid COVID-19 (Root,…

Misinformation Hinders COVID-19 Response In Africa As Cases Rise; India Reporting Record Numbers; Physical Distancing Rules Spark Debate In U.K.; Saudi Arabia To Limit Hajj Attendance; U.S. Cases Continue To Rise, Sharply In Some States

AFRICA Quartz Africa: With over 250,000 cases, misinformation is compromising Africa’s Covid-19 response (Kazeem, 6/22). The Telegraph: Coronavirus infections pick up speed across Africa (Brown/Newey, 6/22). U.N. News: COVID ‘exacerbating existing vulnerabilities’ in Central African Republic: Lacroix (6/22). ASIA ABC’s RN Breakfast: Why so many Indonesian children are dying from…