More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: Europe faces more curfews, restrictions as virus cases swell (D’Emilio et al., 10/22).

AP: Poland’s top court rules out abortions due to fetal defects (Scislowska, 10/23).

Devex: Number of U.N. women leaders grew under Guterres, with some caveats (Lieberman, 10/23).

Devex: A deeper look at DFC’s development strategy (Saldinger, 10/23).

Devex: Funding gaps hinder response to Sudan’s unprecedented floods (Jerving, 10/23).

The Guardian: Covid surge ‘very serious’ in Germany and ‘out of control’ in Spain (Beaumont, 10/22).

The Guardian: Australian women with endometriosis face six-year wait for diagnosis, study finds (Davey, 10/21).

The Hill: Columbia report: U.S. could have avoided 130,000 COVID deaths with better response (Sullivan, 10/22).

The Hill: New law in Ethiopia threatens two years in jail for failing to wear a mask (Jenkins, 10/22).

Los Angeles Times: What this West African village’s Ebola fight can teach the U.S. about COVID-19 (Baumgaertner, 10/23).

Marie Claire: Women were key to eradicating wild polio in Africa. Can they do the same for COVID? (Washington/Donovan, 10/22).

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

Reuters: Risk of inflight spread of COVID-19 ‘very low,’ not zero: WHO (Nebehay/Hepher, 10/22).

Reuters: BJP, courting votes in Bihar state, promises free COVID-19 vaccines (Nagchoudhury/Jamkhandikar, 10/22).

VOA News: Many Successes, but Difficult Challenges Ahead in Ending Polio (Pearson, 10/23).

Washington Post: The virus is on the march in much of the world. In India, it’s in retreat (Slater/Masih, 10/23).

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