More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: ‘It was so abrupt’: COVID-19 upends burial rites in Cameroon (Fonyuy, 10/14).

AP: Iran virus death toll hits record high, 3rd time in a week (Vahdat et al., 10/14).

CNBC: Bill Gates slams U.S. on Covid: Most governments listen to their scientists, not attack them (Belvedere, 10/14).

CNBC: WHO warns Canada is facing a ‘second wave’ of coronavirus cases (Higgins-Dunn, 10/14).

Devex: Surging violence in Burkina Faso threatens women’s access to health care (Mednick, 10/14).

Devex: Q&A: Kevin Rudd on creating ‘financial cocktails’ for WASH (Root, 10/14).

Devex: ‘Intense’ G20 negotiations fall short on debt support expectations (Saldinger, 10/15).

Devex: Put democracy at heart of U.K. overseas work, public body urges (Worley, 10/15).

Foreign Policy: Isolated in Rural Nigeria — and Waiting for America to Vote (Lawal/Jones, 10/14).

The Hill: Russia records more than 14K new coronavirus cases, setting single-day record (Bowden, 10/14).

New Humanitarian: Drought Diaries: The COVID-19 edition (Anyadike, 10/14).

New York Times: For Indian Women Working as Cooks and Nannies, No #MeToo Moment (Schmall/Kumar, 10/14).

New York Times: Coronavirus Vaccine Makers Are Not Mass-Slaughtering Sharks (Wu, 10/13).

Science: ‘A fraud on the nation:’ Critics blast Indian government’s promotion of traditional medicine for COVID-19 (Pulla, 10/15).

Washington Post: Nearly 700 coronavirus-positive women gave birth at a single hospital. Here’s what it learned (Shelar/Slater, 10/15).

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