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AP: Brazil strains at quarantine as virus cases pass 5 million (Biller, 10/8). AP: As virus fills French ICUs anew, doctors ask what went wrong (Charlton et al., 10/9). AP: Spanish govt imposes state of emergency in virus-hit Madrid (Hatton et al., 10/9). AP: Soldiers, experts to help German cities…

South Africa Eases Lockdown Restrictions As Coronavirus Cases Drop; India On Track To Pass U.S. As Worst-Affected Country; Virus Spread In Europe Continues To Worsen; Conflict, COVID-19 Impact Tens Of Millions In Yemen; CDC Testing Guidance Did Not Undergo Scientific Review

AFRICA AP: AP Interview: South Africa to know true virus toll in weeks (Meldrum, 9/18). BBC: Coronavirus: South Africa eases strict lockdown as cases drop (9/17). Devex: Paying the price: Pandemic puts DRC’s fragile health system at risk (Mednick, 9/17). PRI: A new study on coronavirus songs in Africa looks…

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AP: Russia and China veto cross-border aid to Syria’s northwest (Lederer, 7/7). AP: WHO says Sri Lanka and Maldives eliminate measles, rubella (Mallawarachi, 7/8). HealthDay News: Zika May Have Damaged More Infants’ Brains Than Expected (Gordon, 7/7). IPS: Non-formal Education Helps Senegalese Women Combat FGM and Harmful Practices (Paul, 7/7).…

Media Outlets Highlight Trump’s Policies, Statements On COVID-19, FDA Commissioner’s Comments On Administration’s Efforts; Washington Post Examines CDC’s Past, Present Mistakes On Zika, Coronavirus Testing

AP: Trump’s ‘strong wall’ to block COVID-19 from China had holes (Braun et al., 7/4). Bloomberg: Building Trust in a Vaccine (Edney, 7/5). The Hill: FDA commissioner says he can’t predict when vaccine will be ready after Trump’s timeline claims (Wise, 7/5). New York Times: Trump Falsely Claims ’99 Percent’…

Vaccine Made From Mosquito Saliva Protein Safe In Humans, Triggers Antibody Responses, Aims To Be First Universal Vaccine For Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Reuters: How a vaccine made of mosquito spit could help stop the next epidemic “…Building on the work of colleagues and other scientists, [Jessica] Manning, a clinical researcher for the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, believed she could use pieces of mosquito saliva protein to build a…

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CNBC: Coronavirus patients discharged from hospitals report ‘long struggle,’ some relapse, WHO says (Feuer, 5/11). Devex: Travel restrictions, funding gaps a bigger problem than PPE, humanitarian leaders say (Igoe, 5/12). Financial Times: FTfm: Responsible Investing (Multiple authors, 5/11). Fox News: Top scientist who battled COVID-19 says ‘we will never ……

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Bloomberg: Dangote Expects Africa to Be Polio-Free by End of Year (1/8). The Guardian: Hague and Jolie’s sexual violence scheme ‘letting survivors down’ (Hodal/Ford, 1/9). Homeland Preparedness News: Zika false-negatives crush hopes through long-term neurodevelopmental effects (Galford, 18). Scientific American: Virus Spread by Shrews Linked to Human Deaths from Mysterious…

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CIDRAP News: New study shows Zika’s long arm in children (Soucheray, 1/6). MedPage Today: Zika-Exposed ‘Normal’ Infants May Do Worse as Time Goes On (Walker, 1/6). Devex: Former PATH CEO cautions against creating new global health silos (Kumar, 1/8). New Humanitarian: Reporter’s Diary: Hazardous handshakes and other indignities in the…

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