More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: Germany, which had virus under control, sees a jump in cases (10/8).

AP: Hard-hit Peru’s costly bet on cheap COVID-19 antibody tests (Armario/Chen, 10/7).

AP: ‘Catastrophically short of doctors’: Virus wallops Ukraine (Chernov/Karmanau, 10/8).

BBC News: Coronavirus: Iran sets new record for deaths amid ‘third wave’ (10/7).

CNBC: Mandela’s widow, Graça Machel, says global leadership during the pandemic has been ‘inadequate’ (Bryer, 10/8).

Devex: How Senegal has set the standard on COVID-19 (Chakamba, 10/8).

Financial Times: Lilly seeks emergency approval for Covid drug (Kuchler, 10/7).

Financial Times: Logisticians grapple to map out ‘cold chain’ for vaccine campaign (Mancini, 10/7).

The Guardian: West and central Africa’s closed schools putting children at risk, UNICEF warns (Hodal, 10/8).

The Guardian: Sabrina Dhowre Elba: ‘The old idea of aid is dead’ (McVeigh, 10/8).

New Humanitarian: Funding, fuel, and ‘famine’: Unpacking Yemen’s overlapping crises (Slemrod/Parker, 10/7).

NPR: New Zealand Declares Victory Over Coronavirus Again, Lifts Auckland Restrictions (Peñaloza, 10/7).

Science: Newly discovered viruses suggest ‘German measles’ jumped from animals to humans (Gibbons, 10/7).

Washington Post: In the U.S., states — not science — decide what counts as a coronavirus outbreak (Mooney et al., 10/7).

WIRED: A Global Data Effort Probes Whether Covid Causes Diabetes (Molteni, 10/7).

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