More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: Taiwan marks 200 days without domestic COVID-19 infection (10/29).

AP: India’s coronavirus cases cross 8 million, behind U.S. (Sharma et al., 10/29).

Borgen Magazine: Updates on The Global Child Thrive Act (Broderick, 10/28).

Chronicle of Philanthropy: Rockefeller Foundation Shifts Priorities, Pledges $1 Billion for Covid-19 Recovery (Prest, 10/28).

Devex: Participatory gender data collection gains ground — but not without ‘hard fight’ (Lieberman, 10/29).

Devex: When modern medicine flounders, should traditional healers fill the void? (Cousins, 10/29).

Devex: The ethical use of geospatial data for sanitation (Root, 10/29).

The Economist: The pandemic may be leading to fewer babies in rich countries (10/28).

Financial Times: The next pandemic: where is it coming from and how do we stop it? (Hook, 10/29).

New Humanitarian: Inside the childhood hunger ’emergency’ in Syria’s Idlib (Al Hosse/Edwards, 10/28).

Science: ‘Another piece of populist propaganda’: Critics slam the Brazilian government’s new COVID-19 drug (Escobar, 10/28).

The Telegraph: Criticism of PCR test sees Costa Rica scrap requirement for visitors to prove they’re Covid-free (Moss, 10/28).

The Telegraph: Scientists develop a potential antibiotic from Komodo dragon blood (Newey/Kelly-Linden, 10/28).

U.N. News: Millions affected as devastating typhoon strikes Viet Nam (10/29).

USA TODAY: ‘There’s no way to sugarcoat it’: COVID-19 cases are surging; one American dies every 107 seconds (Bacon, 10/28).

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