India Now 2nd To U.S. In COVID-19 Cases; Climate, COVID-19 To Blame For Southern Africa’s Hunger; Coronavirus Detected In Syrian Refugee Camp In Jordan

AFRICA

AP: Southern Africa’s hunger upsurge blamed on climate, COVID-19 (Magome, 9/7).

ASIA

AP: Defying U.S., Xi praises China, WHO for battling coronavirus (9/8).

Financial Times: Coronavirus surges in India as infections spread from cities (Kazmin/Singh, 9/8).

The Hill: India now second to U.S. in coronavirus cases (Budryk, 9/7).

EUROPE

AP: U.K. virus concerns mount following big increase in new cases (Pylas, 9/8).

AP: Flurry of tests as COVID hits Greece’s biggest migrant camp (Paphitis, 9/8).

MIDDLE EAST

AP: U.N. detects virus cases in Syrian refugee camp in Jordan (Akour, 9/8).

Reuters: Over 200 U.N. staff in Syria infected with COVID-19 — medics, U.N. official (Al-Khalidi, 9/6).

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