More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: Argentina hits 1 million cases as virus slams Latin America (Deluca et al., 10/20).

AP: South Africa’s health minister gets COVID-19, as cases rise (Magome/Meldrum, 10/19).

AP: Belgium fears virus ‘tsunami’ as COVID-19 cases keep soaring (Petrequin, 10/19).

Borgen Magazine: The Philippines’ Birth Practices Facilitate Maternal and Infant Mortality Declines (Young, 10/19).

The Conversation Africa: Invasive mosquito species could bring more malaria to Africa’s urban areas (Spooner, 10/19).

Devex: Is the COVID-19 pandemic a cash transfer tipping point? (Igoe, 10/19).

Devex: Scientists build on HIV research in bid to stop snakebite deaths (Jerving, 10/20).

Devex: African leaders question U.S. position on China at investment event (Saldinger, 10/19).

Devex: The pandemic takes its toll on women and girls’ mental health (Smith, 10/20).

Financial Times: Iranian hospitals hobbled by sanctions in fight against Covid (Bozorgmehr, 10/20).

The Guardian: Tuberculosis breakthrough as scientists develop risk prediction tool (Ahmed, 10/20).

The Guardian: Covid-19: what can we learn from the HIV/Aids pandemic? — podcast (Boseley/Waters, 10/20).

The Guardian: Climate finance driving poor countries deeper into debt, says Oxfam (Harvey, 10/19).

Nature: The unsung heroes of the Nobel-winning hepatitis C discovery (Ledford, 10/19).

New Humanitarian: From conflict to a pandemic: Kashmir’s volunteer aid brigade (Wani, 10/19).

Newsweek: Sweden, Which Refused Lockdown During COVID First Wave, Imposes Restrictions as Cases Soar (Kim, 10/19).

New York Times: With Covid-19 Under Control, China’s Economy Surges Ahead (Bradsher, 10/18).

NPR: 3 Female Health Care Heroes: From Iceland’s Top Doc To A Village Protector In India (Sigfússon et al., 10/19).

POLITICO: Canada keeps border closed as Covid-19 cases spike in U.S. (Blatchford, 10/19).

U.N. News: Burkina Faso ‘one step short of famine,’ warns U.N. food relief agency (10/19).

USA TODAY: Air pollution could increase your risk of developing Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or other neurological disorders, study suggests (Rodriguez, 10/19).

Washington Post: The pandemic is rewriting the rules of science. But at what cost? (Sellers, 10/19).

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