Health Officials Call For More Effort To Slow Coronavirus Spread; Mexico Passes 100K Deaths; India Marks 9M Infections; Middle East Faces 2nd Wave; New Zealand Avoids Lockdown Using Science-Based Approach

CIDRAP News: Global officials urge more steps to drive down COVID spread
“Health officials in different parts of the world urged people to double down on their individual actions to curb the spread of COVID-19 to avoid protracted lockdowns and to maintain and improve upon hard-fought gains against the virus…” (Schnirring, 11/19).

AP: Mexico tops 100,000 COVID-19 deaths, 4th country to do so (Delgado, 11/20).

AP: WHO warns of deadly second wave of virus across Middle East (Debre, 11/19).

AP: Europe has half of world’s 4M new virus cases but sees hope (Keaten, 11/18).

Axios: New Zealand uses science to avoid coronavirus lockdown (Falconer, 11/19).

The Guardian: One death from Covid every 17 seconds in Europe, WHO says (Henley, 11/19).

NPR: India Confirms 9 Million Coronavirus Infections (Frayer, 11/20).

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