Africa's immunization boost and concerns about Trump's immigration order: This week in development news

President Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees threatened U.S. foreign assistance programs, African heads of state threw their weight behind immunizations, and U.K. researchers said it’s too soon to panic. This week in development news.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.