School Reopenings In Africa Bring Anxiety; Coronavirus Circulating Earlier Than Thought In Italy; Iran Experiencing Worst Epidemic In Middle East; U.S. Passes 11M Cases


AP: As schools reopen in Africa, relief is matched by anxiety (Muhumuza/Odula, 11/16).


Reuters: China finds coronavirus on frozen meat, packaging from Latin America, New Zealand (Singh et al., 11/15).

Reuters: N.Korea’s Kim orders tightening of anti-virus measures amid global pandemic — KCNA (Cha, 11/15).


The Guardian: Mothers needlessly separated from babies under U.K. hospital Covid rules (Johnson, 11/16).

New York Times: Spain’s Other Covid Casualties: Undetected Cancer Cases (Minder, 11/16).

Reuters: Researchers find coronavirus was circulating in Italy earlier than thought (Vagnoni/Nebehay, 11/16).


Axios: COVID hits first cruise ship to return to Caribbean since pandemic stalled industry (11/14).


Borgen Magazine: COVID-19: Education in the Middle East and North Africa (Mendez, 11/15).

CBS News: Iran experiencing the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East (Palmer, 11/14).


CNN: States enact more Covid-19 rules as the U.S. hits 11 million cases (Yan et al., 11/15).

Washington Post: Canadian coronavirus cases grow and spread as once-effective unity frays (Coletta, 11/16).

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