Researchers Examine Coronavirus Impacts In Africa; COVID-19 Stigma High Among Some Populations In Asia-Pacific; E.U., Canada Face Possible 2nd Waves; New Wave Building In U.S.

AFRICA

BBC News: Coronavirus corruption in Kenya: Officials and businesspeople targeted (Igunza, 9/24).

DW: World in Progress: Coronavirus makes life harder for HIV/AIDS patients in Uganda (Nakirya, 9/24).

NBC News: Africa has held off the worst of the coronavirus. Researchers are working to figure out how (Chow, 9/25).

ASIA

AP: Asia Today: India’s daily new virus cases on declining trend (9/25).

Devex: COVID-19 stigma high among certain groups in Asia-Pacific, survey reveals (Ravelo, 9/25).

Financial Times: India’s top coronavirus adviser defends pandemic response (Findlay, 9/24).

Washington Post: ‘Tis the season for travel in China. But virus fears cast a shadow over festivities (Dou/Li, 9/25).

EUROPE

AP: E.U. warns of slim window to avoid repeat of prior virus peak (9/24).

The Guardian: What lessons can Europe learn from Sweden’s Covid-19 experience? (Henley, 9/25).

Washington Post: As pandemic winter looms, leaders in Europe and Canada issue stark warnings (Rauhala et al., 9/24).

MIDDLE EAST

AP: AP Interview: Israeli virus czar fights outbreak, politics (Goldenberg, 9/25).

Washington Post: Coronavirus is out of control in Syria, no matter what the government says (Dadouch, 9/25).

NORTH AMERICA

The Hill: New wave of COVID-19 cases builds in U.S. (Wilson, 9/25).

Newsweek: How the U.S. ‘Uniquely Mismanaged’ the Coronavirus Pandemic (Gander, 9/24).

Washington Post: The code: How genetic science helped expose a secret coronavirus outbreak (Kaplan et al., 9/24).

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