More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: Families marry off daughters to ease finances amid COVID-19 (Larson, 12/14).

AP: Eswatini leader dies of virus amid new wave in South Africa (Magome, 12/14).

AP: Italy surpasses U.K. for worst COVID-19 death toll in Europe (D’Emilio, 12/13).

AP: COVID-19 runs unchecked in Pakistan’s overcrowded prisons (Gannon, 12/13).

AP: North Korea accused of using virus to crack down on rights (Lederer, 12/11).

Bloomberg: First Covid Vaccines’ Triumph Raises Hope for Cancer Fight (Kresge/Langreth, 12/13).

Devex: $1.44B needed for 2021 Venezuela response (Welsh, 12/12).

Devex: FCDO’s chief economist reveals how aid cuts were decided (Worley, 12/12).

Devex: What killed the E.U.-A.U. meeting? (Chadwick/Chakamba, 12/12).

Devex: As Bangladesh moves Rohingya to Bhasan Char, U.N. and aid agencies face a dilemma (Ahasan, 12/11).

Devex: Q&A: Investing now in preparation for COVID-19’s successor (12/11).

The Guardian: The lost year: 12 months of coronavirus (Multiple authors, 12/14).

The Guardian: ‘Just unimaginable’: Latin America’s Covid crisis lurches from bad to worse (Phillips et al., 12/10).

The Hill: Bill Gates: Presidential transition ‘complicating’ rollout of COVID-19 vaccine (Bowden, 12/13).

Homeland Preparedness News: NIH funds target Zika vaccine development (Clark, 12/11).

The Lancet: Loyce Pace: equity, solidarity, and humility in global health (Prasad, 12/11).

New York Times: U.K. to Ease Rules on Blood Donations by Gay and Bisexual Men (Albeck-Ripka, 12/14).

STAT: The polio vaccine had Elvis. Can celebrities similarly spur acceptance of the Covid-19 vaccine? (St. Fleur, 12/14).

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