More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: Asia Today: India’s confirmed virus cases near 8 million (10/28).

AP: France braces for possible lockdown as virus deaths mount (10/28).

AP: Merkel seeks limited lockdown as German virus cases surge (Jordans/Grieshaber, 10/28).

AP: Australia’s second-largest city ends 111-day virus lockdown (Ratnayake/McGuirk, 10/28).

AP: Venezuelans brave COVID wing to bathe, feed sick loved ones (Smith, 10/27).

BBC News: Facebook, Google and Microsoft ‘avoiding $3bn in tax in poorer nations’ (10/26).

Borgen Magazine: Every Mother Counts: Assisting Expectant Mothers Amid COVID-19 (Ingram, 10/28).

Devex: ‘A lost decade’: Latin America must embrace sustainable development for recovery, U.N. report says (Welsh, 10/28).

Devex: Ties between U.N., faith-based groups poised to grow during pandemic (Lieberman, 10/28).

The Guardian: ‘We are drinking sewage water’: Zimbabwe shortages threaten thousands (Chingono, 10/28).

NPR: New Study Points To Invisible Killer Of Infants (Doucleff, 10/27).

PRI: COVID-19 hits Brazilian families dealing with Zika especially hard (Fox, 10/27).

SciDev.Net: ‘Worms and Ladders’ game cuts infection rates in kids (Kokutse, 10/27).

U.N. News: Yemeni children suffer record rates of acute malnutrition, putting ‘entire generation’ at risk (10/27).

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