More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: In southern Madagascar, ‘nothing to feed our children’ (Bezain, 12/4).

BMJ: African malaria deaths set to dwarf covid-19 fatalities as pandemic hits control efforts, WHO warns (Dyer, 12/2).

CNBC: Bill Gates says we need a new federal organization and five-fold spending increase to fight climate change (Novet, 12/3).

Devex: Experts advocate for ‘basic set of metrics’ to define women’s economic empowerment (Cheney, 12/4).

PBS NewsHour: This biologist is figuring out how to short-circuit sperm as birth control (Santhanam, 12/3).

Science: First-of-its-kind African trial tests common drugs to prevent severe COVID-19 (Kupferschmidt, 12/3).

STAT: CDC advisory panel’s lone dissenter on why long-term care residents shouldn’t receive Covid-19 vaccine first (Branswell, 12/3).

TIME: Even the Pandemic Hasn’t Made Public Health Icon Paul Farmer Lose Hope (Ducharme, 12/3).

U.N. News: Amid ‘unprecedented’ needs, UNICEF asks for $6.4 billion to help 190 million children (12/3).

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