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Watch live: Dr. Anthony Fauci and Norah O’Donnell talk COVID-19 surge and government response

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, is speaking with “CBS Evening News” anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell in an interview that will be streamed live on Wednesday. They are expected to speak about the fall coronavirus surge and the government’s response in the interview, which will stream at 3:30 p.m. Eastern on CBSNews.com.

Viewers are invited to text Norah their questions at 202-217-1107.

How to watch Norah O’Donnell’s interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci

  • What: Norah O’Donnell interviews Dr. Anthony Fauci
  • Date: October 14, 2020 
  • Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
  • Location: via Zoom
  • Online stream: Live on CBSNews.com in the player above and on the CBS News app

Fauci, the longtime director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has publicly diverged from President Trump’s coronavirus messaging in recent days. 

After Mr. Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis and return to the White House earlier this month, the president described the treatment he was given as a “cure.” There are no known cures for COVID-19. Fauci told CBS News the term could lead to unnecessary “confusion.” “We don’t have any indication — I think you really have to depend on what you mean by a ‘cure,’ because that’s a word that leads to a lot of confusion,” Fauci said. “We have good treatments for people with advanced disease who are in the hospital.” 

Fauci has also taken issue with the president’s unauthorized use of his comments in a 30-second ad. Fauci said the decision to use his comments without consent, and out of context, is a form of harassment. “By doing this against my will they are, in effect, harassing me,” he told The Daily Beast in a report posted on Monday. 

Fauci has identified the White House ceremony for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett as a “super spreader” event. At least 24 people in Mr. Trump’s orbit, not all whom attended the event, have tested positive for COVID-19. 

“I think the — the data speaks for themselves,” Fauci said of mask-wearing. “We had a super-spreader event in the White House and it was in a situation where people were crowded together and were not wearing masks. So the data speak for themselves.”

He warned that coronavirus cases are on the rise in a majority of states, with only three seeing fewer cases. “It’s going in the wrong direction right now,” Fauci said. “So if there’s anything we should be doing, we should be doubling down in implementing the public health measures that we’ve been talking about for so long. Which are: Keeping a distance, no crowds, wearing masks, washing hands, doing things outside as opposed to inside.”

Portions of Norah O’Donnell’s interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci will air on the “CBS Evening News” Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m. ET on CBS and 10 p.m. on CBSN.

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Watch: Building back better through civil society

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SAN FRANCISCO — Hamzat Lawal, co-founder of Connected Development, is focused on fighting corruption in Nigeria and across Africa. His Follow the Money initiative, which uses data to hold the government accountable, has been tracking COVID-19 spending in the months since the pandemic hit.

In a recent Devex digital event, Lawal called on donors not just to increase their funding of civil society organizations, but also to provide more flexible support.

“You submit a proposal and then you have a workplan and then you have activities,” he said of what donors traditionally require of nonprofits. “For us right now, with COVID-19, we can’t even tell what will happen tomorrow.”

While donors have increasingly expressed interest in supporting grassroots organizations, only 2% of official development assistance goes directly to civil society organizations in low-and middle-income countries. As these groups emerge as critical partners in the COVID-19 response, it is critical that donors scale up their support, panelists told Devex. They outlined ways donors can go beyond supporting civil society organizations by giving them a seat at the table so they can represent the most vulnerable, translate ideas into policy, and hold power to account.

Cornelieke Keizer, senior policy officer on the Women’s Rights & Gender Equity Taskforce at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, outlined ways bilateral donors can move from a managerial to a transformational approach.

“Let go of technical processes,” she said. “Trust local ownership and contextual approaches to shift power and create lasting change.”

Keizer acknowledged that this is not always easy or even possible for bilateral donors, because they are accountable to taxpayers, tend to operate on short funding cycles based on the political context, and are bound to program funding.

She mentioned Leading from the South, a feminist philanthropic fund supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as one potential model for donors interested in increasing support for civil society organizations.

The pandemic is more than a public health crisis, as the crisis spans ecological, political, and economic systems, said Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of Grassroots International, which supports grassroots movements globally.

“Movements are making visionary demands and trying to push through not just pieces of policy changes, but new systems, a new world,” she said.

Hong notes that only 1% of total U.S. philanthropic dollars go toward advocacy and organizing in low- and middle-income countries

“What does that say about our sector?” she said.

Over the past several years, the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation has increased the amount of money it grants to civil society organizations headquartered in Africa from 10% to 20% of its $100 million annual budget, said Dana Hovig, program director of global development and population at the foundation.

He emphasized the importance of making funding more flexible, applauding efforts by other donors to follow these best practices during COVID-19, and saying he hopes to see these practices continue

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Don’t Simply Lock Your Doors, Bolt Them And Watch Your Back

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