COVID-19 Worsening Malnutrition In Some African Regions; Cases Increase In Europe, Causing Concern; India Set To See Surge As Holiday Season Approaches; Pandemic Stalls Regional Reforms In Latin America;

AFRICA

AP: South Africa extends relief grants to help poor amid virus (Magome, 10/15).

VOA News: Coronavirus Pandemic Worsens Hunger, Malnutrition in Parts of Africa (Amanor, 10/15).

ASIA & PACIFIC

AP: Asia Today: Sydney lifts quarantine for N. Zealand travelers (10/16).

New York Times: What Happens When Covid-19 Meets Toxic Air? India Is About to Find Out (Gettleman/Kumar, 10/15).

Reuters: India’s peak holiday season set to send COVID-19 cases surging (Thomas et al., 10/15).

EUROPE

AP: Swiss hospital chief: Europe at ‘turning point’ vs. COVID (Keaten/Achoui-Lesage, 10/16).

NPR: London And Other English Cities Declared To Be At High Alert For COVID-19 (Chappell, 10/15).

PRI: Sweden and Denmark have taken two very different approaches to COVID-19. What’s working? (Carstensen, 10/15).

Reuters: Amid COVID surge, WHO urges Europe to step up controls now to save lives (Kelland, 10/15).

Reuters: France’s new COVID-19 cases set new 24-hour record, above 30,000 (10/15).

U.N. News: COVID-19 rise in Europe a great concern, says WHO regional chief (10/15).

LATIN AMERICA

New Humanitarian: Venezuelan migrants left in the lurch as COVID-19 stalls regional reforms (Bitterly, 10/15).

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