More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: Brazil strains at quarantine as virus cases pass 5 million (Biller, 10/8).

AP: As virus fills French ICUs anew, doctors ask what went wrong (Charlton et al., 10/9).

AP: Spanish govt imposes state of emergency in virus-hit Madrid (Hatton et al., 10/9).

AP: Soldiers, experts to help German cities as virus cases rise (Jordans/Rising, 10/9).

Devex: In India’s Sundarbans region, natural disasters will continue to complicate vision, health care (Lieberman, 10/8).

Devex: Behind Vietnam’s COVID-19 success story (Ravelo, 10/9).

Devex: The high cost of water corruption — and how to stop it (Root, 10/9).

Devex: Keep up with the latest developments in U.K. aid (Worley, 10/9).

DW: Argentina: Violence against children rises in pandemic (10/8).

The Economist: Pakistan and Afghanistan are the last countries fighting polio (10/10).

Financial Times: Fall in new cases raises hopes in India’s battle against virus (Kazmin, 10/8).

HealthDay News/UPI: New Zika estimate suggests millions of cases went unreported (10/9).

The Lancet: 2.5 million more child marriages due to COVID-19 pandemic (Cousins, 10/10).

New Humanitarian: The debt crisis looming for poor countries (Parker, 10/8).

New York Times: What’s Special About Bat Viruses? What We Don’t Know Could Hurt Us (Gorman, 10/8).

New York Times: ‘Rural Surge’ Propels India Toward More Covid-19 Infections Than U.S. (Singh et al., 10/8).

Scientific American: COVID-19 Is Now the Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S. (Zhou/Stix, 10/8).

U.N. News: Universal Health Coverage ‘more urgent than ever’ — U.N. chief (10/8).

Wall Street Journal: Indonesia Has 270 Million People — and One of the World’s Lowest Covid-19 Testing Rates (Emont, 10/8).

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