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WASH in the news, June 11, 2021 | WaterAid
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June 11, 2021

Biden Administration to Restore Clean Water Protections Ended by Trump 
NY Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/09/climate/biden-clean-water-wotus.html  

EU Commission sues Italy over unsafe drinking water 
Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/eu-commission-sues-italy-over-unsafe-drinking-water-2021-06-09/  

Tap resources to raise funds for rural sanitation: Govt to states 
Tribune India: https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/delhi/tap-resources-to-raise-funds-for-rural-sanitation-govt-to-states-266046  
 
Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme’s short film wins international award 
Times of India: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/83395067.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst 

Africa

Covid cases jump by 25pc across Africa, stoking fears continent is unprepared for ‘third wave’ 
Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/covid-cases-jump-25pc-across-africa-stoking-fears-continent/ 

Asia 

In Pakistan we are developing a Covid-19 legacy to end poverty and drive health for all 
Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/pakistan-developing-covid-19-legacy-end-poverty-drive-health/
 
Have more young people had Covid in India’s second wave? 
BBC: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-asia-india-57404807  

India sees biggest spike in COVID deaths after state revises toll 
AJ: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/6/10/india-record-covid-deaths-bihar-state-revises-toll  

Health

More research funding needed to avoid drug-resistant pandemic, warns report 
Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2021/jun/10/more-research-funding-needed-to-avoid-drug-resistant-pandemic-warns-report  

Fish oil is the new weapon in the fight to beat superbugs and stop people becoming resistant to antibiotic 
i: https://inews.co.uk/news/health/fish-oil-cod-liver-new-weapon-beat-superbugs-antibiotics-resistance-1042636  
 
Fresh Bout Of Cholera Outbreak 
Leadership NG: https://leadership.ng/editorial-fresh-bout-of-cholera-outbreak/  
 
End all legal barriers to abortion, say leading European politicians 
Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/jun/09/end-all-legal-barriers-to-abortion-say-leading-european-politicians  
 
Uganda’s ID scheme excludes nearly a third from healthcare, says report 
Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/jun/09/ugandas-id-scheme-excludes-nearly-a-third-from-healthcare-says-report  
 

WaterAid in the news

WaterAid, NWRI Deliver Sustainable Sanitation New Telegraph NG: https://www.newtelegraphng.com/wateraid-nwri-deliver-sustainable-sanitation/

WaterAid Nigeria sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Water Resources Institute (NWRI) Kaduna, to scale up sanitation and hygiene Nation Online: https://thenationonlineng.net/wateraid-nigeria-institute-sign-mou/

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