More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: Siberians fight the pandemic by giving weary doctors a lift (Alexeyeva, 12/8).

AP: Merkel backs tougher virus curbs as German deaths hit record (Moulson et al., 12/9).

Borgen Magazine: COVID-19 Showing the Importance of Agricultural Market Resiliency (Friborg, 12/6).

Devex: The man behind Africa’s COVID-19 response (Jerving, 12/9).

Devex: Breaking: A.U.-E.U. meeting postponed ‘until further notice’ (Chadwick, 12/8).

Forbes: Record Flooding In Vietnam Leaves 2.5 Million Children At Risk (Tang, 12/8).

Forbes: Averting A Lost COVID Generation (Buechner, 12/8).

Financial Times: Covid delays India’s attempts to curb widespread overuse of antibiotics (Kazmin, 12/8).

Financial Times: The threat of antibiotic resistance — in charts (Jack/Campbell, 12/8).

The Guardian: U.S. coronavirus cases pass 15m amid stark warnings over hospital care (Walters/Singh, 12/8).

The Hill: Bill Gates: Up to 6 COVID-19 vaccines could be available in next few months (Jenkins, 12/8).

IPS: La Niña Weather Phenomenon Could Endanger Colombia’s Food Security (Arroyo, 12/9).

Reuters: Air freight prices ‘outrageous’ as COVID-19 shots rolled out, says WHO expert (Nebehay/Frost, 12/8).

U.N. News: U.N. emergency relief fund, ‘an investment in humanity’ declares Guterres (12/8).

U.N. News: Ethiopia: U.N. concern mounts over shortages, child welfare, in ongoing Tigray crisis (12/8).

Wall Street Journal: China Floats Covid-19 Theories That Point to Foreign Origins, Frozen Food (Hua/Qi, 12/8).

Washington Post: In the midst of India’s pandemic, some 500 people suddenly fall ill and it has nothing to do with the coronavirus (Masih/Kartheek, 12/9).

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