Blog Posts, Releases Address Pandemic’s Potential Impact On Cancer Care, Outcomes; Role Of Equitable Vaccine Distribution; Intersection With Food Security, Nutrition In India; COVID’s Double Threat In Africa

BMJ Opinion: Counting the invisible costs of covid-19: the cancer pandemic
Timothy P. Hanna, clinician scientist at the Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology at the Cancer Research Institute at Queen’s University and assistant professor in the Department of Oncology and Department of Public Health Sciences at Queen’s University, and colleagues (11/5).

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance: Equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution will lead to the biggest reduction in deaths (11/4).

IPCS: India: How COVID-19 Accelerates Malnutrition in Women and Children
Akanksha Khullar, researcher, and Kavya Sharma, research intern, both with IPCS’s Centre for Internal and Regional Security (IReS) (11/4).

Think Global Health: The Double Threat of COVID-19 in Africa
Tom Frieden, president and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives and senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, and John Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (10/30).

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