UNICEF Urges Africa To Reopen Schools; Finland To Deploy Coronavirus-Sniffing Dogs; Aid Agencies Warn Of Crises In Middle East Refugee Camps; U.S. Passes 200K Deaths

AFRICA

AP: Sierra Leone doctor in dedicated mission against COVID-19 (Petesch, 9/23).

Xinhua: UNICEF urges safe reopening of schools in Africa to avert losses (9/22).

ASIA

AP: Asia Today: Duterte extends virus calamity status by a year (9/22).

EUROPE

Washington Post: Finland to deploy coronavirus-sniffing dogs at Helsinki Airport (Noack, 9/22).

LATIN AMERICA

Science: ‘I just want this suffering to be over.’ Brazilians flock to COVID-19 vaccine trials (Escobar, 9/22).

MIDDLE EAST

The Guardian: Aid agencies warn of Covid-19 crisis in refugee camps as winter approaches (Chulov, 9/23).

NORTH AMERICA

CNN: Fauci calls 200,000 pandemic death toll ‘sobering, and in some respects, stunning’ (Duster, 9/22).

POLITICO: Pence calls 200,000 Covid deaths a ‘heartbreaking milestone’ but says things could’ve been worse (Kim, 9/22).

POLITICO: U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200K as officials fear fall surge (Wanneh, 9/22).

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