More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: Uganda reports blood shortages amid coronavirus pandemic (Muhumuza/Onen, 10/5).

Bloomberg: J&J CEO Gorsky Says Covid Shows Need for Global Health Security (Griffin, 10/2).

BMJ: Covid-19: 120 million rapid tests pledged to low and middle income countries (Mahase, 10/2).

Financial Times: With 1m dead, are we any better at treating Covid-19? (Kuchler, 10/2).

The Hill: Pope: Pandemic shows ‘trickle-down’ economic policies don’t work (Coleman, 10/4).

New York Times: Data shows fewer Afghan women than men get Covid-19. That’s bad news (Gupta/Faizi, 10/3).

Reuters: India seeks up to 500 million coronavirus vaccine doses by July (Verma, 10/4).

The Telegraph: Timothy Ray Brown, the ‘Berlin patient’ who was the first person to be cured of HIV — obituary (10/2).

U.N. News: Sudan alert: Flooding and surging inflation threaten humanitarian assistance (10/2).

VOA News: Cameroon: Millions of Girls at Risk for Cervical Cancer as Parents Reject HPV Vaccination (Kindzeka, 10/3).

Wall Street Journal: Turkey’s Covid-19 Figures Questioned After Asymptomatic Cases Omitted (Gauthier-Villars, 10/2).

Xinhua: With over 100,000 COVID-19 deaths, India has maximum recoveries, low mortality rate (Yadav, 10/3).

Xinhua: WHO concerns increasing high infections of COVID-19 in Iraq (10/3).

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