WHO Establishes Rules For Testing African Herbal Remedies; European Nations Implement Restrictions Amid Rise In COVID-19 Cases; Pandemic Impacts Education In Middle East, N. Africa; U.S., Mexico Border To Remain Closed

AFRICA

BBC News: Coronavirus: WHO sets rules for testing African herbal remedies (9/20).

NPR: Kenya Braced For The Worst. The Worst Didn’t Happen. Why? (Peralta, 9/18).

VOA News: Graft Alleged as Kenya’s Fight Against COVID-19 Struggles (Ruvaga, 9/18).

ASIA

Reuters: Australia heads for lowest virus count in three months (Kaye, 9/19).

EUROPE

AP: Europe scrambles to contain rise in coronavirus cases (Jordans et al., 9/21).

AP: U.K. science advisers warn of darker COVID-19 days ahead (Kirka, 9/21).

AP: Madrid adopts virus restrictions exposing poor-rich divide (Parra et al., 9/21).

Bloomberg: Threat of Lethal Autumn Looms in Europe After Covid Reprieve (Kresge et al., 9/20).

DW: Coronavirus: The race to save Germany (Pladson, 9/18).

The Hill: As virus pummels U.S., Europe sees its own spike (Sullivan, 9/20).

LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN

Forbes: Guatemalan President Latest World Leader To Contract Coronavirus. Here Are The Other 7 (Walsh, 9/18).

MIDDLE EAST

Borgen Magazine: COVID-19 Impacts Education in the Middle East and North Africa (Mendez, 9/20).

NORTH AMERICA

The Hill: Fauci predicts pandemic will end in late 2021 (Kelley, 9/18).

USA TODAY: U.S. borders with Canada, Mexico to remain closed through Oct. 21 to ‘slow spread of COVID-19’ (Deerwester, 9/19).

Washington Post: CDC reverses controversial coronavirus guidelines for testing people without symptoms (Sun, 9/18).

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