More COVID-19 & Global Health News

Bloomberg: The Coronavirus Vaccine Could Be the Ultimate Gateway Drug (Baker/Patel, 12/16).

Bloomberg: Southeast Asia Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker: Who Gets What, When (Sayson/Jiao, 12/16).

Borgen Magazine: America’s Role in the Fight Against Global Poverty (Wallman, 12/14).

Devex: Fragile countries are ‘backdoors’ for Russian attacks, says former Trump official (Igoe, 12/15).

Devex: K-shaped recovery threatens an unequal Latin America, IMF head says (Welsh, 12/16).

Financial Times: Sweden’s government blamed for failing to protect elderly from coronavirus (Milne, 12/15).

IPS: Pandemic Puts Jamaican Children at Heightened Risk of Abuse (Chappell, 12/16).

Reuters: Mexico weighing vaccine proposals from Moderna, four other companies (Fernandez/Garrison, 12/15).

U.N. News: Tigray crisis: Humanitarian aid for children must be a priority, UNICEF says (12/15).

U.N. News: Put me out of a job: U.N. refugee chief’s challenge to world leaders (12/15).

U.N. News: Desert Locust ‘re-invasion’ threatens millions in Horn of Africa (12/16).

USA TODAY: German scientist Özlem Türeci was focused on cancer at BioNTech, then came COVID-19. It was her ‘duty’ to help develop a vaccine (Weintraub, 12/16).

Washington Post: Europe wanted to keep schools open this winter. Coronavirus surges have disrupted those plans (Noack, 12/15).

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