World roundup: December 8 2021
Stories from Myanmar, Sudan, El Salvador, and more
In today’s global news:
Worldometer is tracking COVID-19 cases and fatalities.
The New York Times is tracking global vaccine distribution.
The United Nations’ humanitarian affairs office says that fighting around the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah displaced some 25,000 people in November. Clashes are up in that region since a UAE-backed militia withdrew from its positions for redeployment to more interesting parts of the country. Houthi fighters and other pro-government forces moved into secure the abandoned positions and fighting ensued.