**Gaza declares COVID-19 disaster with health system near collapse**
"With a lack of ventilators, PPE, and medicine, officials say Israel’s siege is a 'death sentence' for those infected."
Guatemala. Y el pueblo se levantó contra la corrupción. No aguanta más el alto costo de la vida.
**GM drops support for Trump legal fight over CA emissions rules**
"GM withdraws support for Trump administration's legal battle with California over power to set vehicle emissions rules."
**The drug aprotinin inhibits entry of SARS-CoV2 in host cells, study finds**
"In order for the SARS-CoV2 virus to enter host cells, its 'spike' protein has to be cleaved by the cell's own enzymes -- proteases. The protease inhibitor aprotinin can prevent cell infection, as scientists have now discovered. An aprotinin aerosol is already approved in Russia for…"
**Biden announces first cabinet posts of administration**
"The president-elect named nominees for secretary of state, homeland security, national security adviser, among others."
Human Rights Watch: **Russia: New Move to Suffocate Civil Society**
"Click to expand Image Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin addresses the State Duma, the lower house of Russia’s Parliament, in Moscow, Russia. July 22, 2020. © 2020 AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko (Moscow) – A new bill introduced in Russia’s parliament on November 18, 2020 is…"
Amnesty International: "Khaled Drareni, a journalist in Algeria, was put in prison simply for covering protests calling for political reform. He played a critical role in documenting and livestreaming protests to his followers. He must be freed now.