Africa Sees Progress, Setbacks In COVID-19 Responses; China Promotes Vaccine; France Sets New Daily Record Of Nearly 10K Cases; Pandemic Does Not Impact Popularity Of Brazil’s Bolsonaro; Vaccine Becomes Issue In U.S. Presidential Campaigns

AFRICA

VOA News: Africa Sees Progress in Coronavirus Fight, but Also Setbacks (Powell, 9/10).

ASIA

AP: Study finds India missed early cases, lockdown was leaky (Ghosal, 9/11).

AP: Myanmar locks down parts of Yangon amid virus increase (Win/Peck, 9/10).

New York Times: From Asia to Africa, China Promotes Its Vaccines to Win Friends (Wee et al., 9/11).

EUROPE

AP: Russian schools open with classroom, cafeteria precautions (Golovkin, 9/11).

AP: COVID beds fill up as virus pressure builds in Marseille (Cole, 9/11).

BBC News: Coronavirus: France sets daily record with almost 10,000 new cases (9/10).

Financial Times: Public trust in vaccines rises in most of Europe, study says (Cookson, 9/10).

LATIN AMERICA

AP: Peru’s Indigenous turn to ancestral remedies to fight virus (Abd/Armario, 9/11).

AP: In Chile, life goes on for loved ones after COVID-19 (Vergara/Félix, 9/10).

Christian Science Monitor: Political cost of coronavirus? For Brazil’s Bolsonaro, not much (Ionova, 9/10).

New Humanitarian: How Colombia’s armed groups are exploiting COVID-19 to recruit children (Taylor, 9/10).

NORTH AMERICA

Axios: America’s vaccine pessimism (Owens, 9/10).

Financial Times: Covid vaccine becomes divisive issue in U.S. election campaign (Stacey/Kuchler, 9/11).

STAT: The lessons we’ve learned from the Covid-19 response, according to Anthony Fauci (Gopalakrishna, 9/10).

Vox: A third of Americans might refuse a Covid-19 vaccine. How screwed are we? (Resnick, 9/10).

Yahoo News: Exclusive: White House orders end to COVID-19 airport screenings for international travelers (Winter, 9/9).

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