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).

The KFF Daily Global Health Policy Report summarized news and information on global health policy from hundreds of sources, from May 2009 through December 2020. All summaries are archived and available via search.

KFF Headquarters: 185 Berry St., Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA 94107 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270 | Email Alerts: | |

The independent source for health policy research, polling, and news, KFF is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California.