News Outlets Report On Global Efforts To Mitigate COVID-19 Impacts

AP: ‘Virus at Iran’s gates’: How Tehran failed to stop outbreak (Gambrill, 3/17).

AP: Pakistan PM warns new virus may devastate developing nations (Gannon, 3/17).

The Atlantic: The U.K.’s Coronavirus ‘Herd Immunity’ Debacle (Yong, 3/16).

CIDRAP News: U.S. takes more big pandemic response steps; Europe COVID-19 cases soar (Schnirring, 3/15).

CIDRAP News: France orders lockdown to slow COVID-19 spread (Schnirring, 3/16).

Devex: To stop COVID-19 spread, Colombia halves Venezuela response services (Welsh, 3/17).

Devex: COVID-19 disruptions on health supply chains a challenge for aid orgs (Ravelo, 3/17).

The Hill: Canada closing border to most non-residents, exempts U.S. citizens (Coleman, 3/16).

Reuters: WHO to start coronavirus testing in rebel Syria; Iran raises efforts, official says (Farge, 3/16).

Reuters: China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Iran amid coronavirus response (Venkat, 3/16).

Reuters: World Bank offers $60 mln to Kenya to fight coronavirus outbreak (Mohammed, 3/16).

Thomson Reuters Foundation: In slums and windowless apartments, Asia’s poor bear brunt of coronavirus (Chandran, 3/17).

U.N. News: China shows COVID-19 Coronavirus can be ‘stopped in its tracks’ (3/16).

Wall Street Journal: Africa, Latin America Brace as Coronavirus Threatens Weaker Health Systems (Dube et al., 3/16).

Washington Post: The Middle East is already wracked by war. Now it must confront the coronavirus, too (Sly, 3/17).

Washington Post: In an Italian city, obituaries fill the newspaper, but survivors mourn alone (Harlan/Pitrelli, 3/16).

The KFF Daily Global Health Policy Report summarized news and information on global health policy from hundreds of sources, from May 2009 through December 2020. All summaries are archived and available via search.

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