Latin America Struggles Amid Pandemic; European COVID-19 Mortality To Rise In Fall, WHO Warns; Israel Shuts Down Again During 2nd Wave; Biden Crafts Pandemic Response Plan For Implementation If Elected U.S. President

AFRICA

AP: Ethiopia opens facility to make coronavirus test kits (Meseret, 9/14).

ASIA

Devex: Corruption allegations rock Philippine health insurance corporation amid COVID-19 (Ravelo, 9/14).

Wall Street Journal: For Doctor in India, Coronavirus Waves Just Keep Coming (Agarwal, 9/13).

Washington Post: In Japan, coronavirus discrimination proves almost as hard to eradicate as the disease (Denyer/Kashiwagi, 9/14).

EUROPE

VOA News: WHO: European COVID-19 Mortality to Rise in October, November (9/14).

LATIN AMERICA

AP: Brazil Indigenous group celebrates 6 months without COVID-19 (Peres, 9/12).

AP: Central American refugees stopped by Trump, then by pandemic (Salomon/Torrens, 9/13).

Washington Post: Latin America, unable to flatten its curve, struggles to cope with pandemic (Lacunza et al., 9/11).

MIDDLE EAST

AP: Israel to set new nationwide lockdown as virus cases surge (Goldenberg/Heller, 9/13).

Wall Street Journal: Israel to Shut Down Again as Second Coronavirus Wave Hits (Schwartz/Lieber, 9/13).

NORTH AMERICA

The Hill: Trump campaign senior adviser says president is ‘not at all’ downplaying the severity of the pandemic (Coleman, 9/13).

Washington Post: Here’s how Joe Biden would combat the pandemic if he wins the election (Abutaleb/McGinley, 9/11).

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