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SUNS # 9219 Tuesday 27 October 2020

Finance : US dollar credit outside US reaches $12.7 trillion, says BIS (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
US dollar credit to non-bank borrowers residing outside the United States grew by 6% year-on-year, to reach $12.7 trillion at end-June 2020, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has reported.

Opinion : The Sinatra Doctrine confronts a global consensus (PRIV)
(IPS, Seattle)
By late September, the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States had claimed 200,000 lives.

Q&A : Why are stillbirths still societal taboo? (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Societal taboo and a lack of understanding about stillbirth can cause the issue to be neglected among health practitioners, according to Dr. Danzhen You, a senior adviser on Data and Analytics at the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

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