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Al Jazeera

Kristen Saloomey

24 March 2020

New York, New York, United States

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As 80 percent of school children worldwide are out of class due to social distancing or quarantining measures, many teachers are bringing classes online, like in New York City. While online schooling is better than no...

The New York Times

Abby Goodnough

Penina Krieger

23 March 2020

United States

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Medical students have found creative ways to pitch in during the Coronavirus pandemic when they are not yet certified to work with patients. Students across the country are organizing to help out by doing things like ...

Spectrum News 1 Ohio

Sheena Elzie

20 March 2020

Hamilton, Ohio, United States

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In Butler County, Ohio, law enforcement and jails are adapting quickly as the COVID19 pandemic continues on. They’re working with courts and judges to allow low-level and non-violent offenders to be released and have ...

South China Morning Post

Zinnia Lee

19 March 2020

Seoul, South Korea

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To prevent the transmission of coronavirus to medical professionals and other patients, a hospital in Seoul has started using a make-shift phone booth approach to administering tests. Within seven minutes, doctors are...

CBS News

Caitlin O'Kane

18 March 2020

United States

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As the coronavirus spreads across the United States, some grocery stores are designating specific shopping hours for older and immunocompromised residents. This allows shoppers to stock up in a less crowded environmen...

FastCompany

Kristin Toussaint

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18 March 2020

Palo Alto, California, United States

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Drive-through coronavirus testing sites aren't just safer for all involved, they're also more efficient. Although the limited exposure to hospital personnel and other patients is critical for slowing the spread, drive...

Channel News Asia

Benjamin Seet

17 March 2020

Singapore

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After Singapore eradicated SARS in 2003, the country put into motion a series of protocols and practices in case of another outbreak. Now, as coronavirus sweeps the world, the country has been able to take quick actio...

CityLab

Sarah Holder

17 March 2020

United States

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#StayAtHome has become a common hashtag in the fight against coronavirus. For those facing homelessness or evictions, this mantra is harder to follow. Cities are introducing new legislation to temporarily ban eviction...

Business Insider

Isaac Scher

17 March 2020

Taipei, Taiwan

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Taiwan has been able to contain the spread of the coronavirus by implementing rapid intervention strategies and protocols from the onset of the public health crisis. Relying on "public-health infrastructure and data a...

Texas Observer

Megan Kimble

16 March 2020

Houston, Texas, United States

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The Houston Community Land Trust (CLT) is a nonprofit that sells affordable homes in Houston to help resist gentrification. They keep it affordable by only selling the houses on top of the land and not the land itself...

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Cullen Browder

Sarah Krueger

16 March 2020

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

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Testing for the coronavirus has been limited in much of the United States, but in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the Clinical Molecular Microbiology Laboratory at the UNC School of Medicine is helping to fill the void. ...

Charleston Gazette-Mail

Ryan Quinn

16 March 2020

Charleston, West Virginia, United States

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Schools have closed across the nation to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, but that's left many students without access to meals. To address this, Kanawha County has started to use school buses to trans...

Los Angeles Times

Soumya Karlamangla

Teresa Watanabe

14 March 2020

California, United States

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In response to the nationwide deficit of coronavirus tests, colleges in the University of California system are developing their own tests. These tests are increasing the state's capacity for identifying infected resi...

The New York Times

Wudan Yan

13 March 2020

Seattle, Washington, United States

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In early January, doctors at UW Medical Center began preparing for a coronavirus outbreak by transforming a research lab into a screening center for coronavirus that delivers results within a day. Now, coupled with a ...

Civil Eats

Vera Liang Chang

9 March 2020

Florida, United States

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The Fair Food Program, which educates and empowers farmworkers to report on-the-job sexual harassment, has all but eliminated sexual assaults at participating farms in an industry that otherwise is known for vast powe...

NPR

Jon Hamilton

8 March 2020

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Health care workers at the University of Washington are now able to get tested for coronavirus via a drive-through. Providing both convenience and safety by limiting exposure of the potentially ill, the test only take...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Luis Zambrano

3 March 2020

Tucson, Arizona, United States

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To better serve Mexican citizens living in the U.S., the Mexican government created an initiative known as Health Windowns that helps bridge the gap between immigrants and preventive health care access. Although anyon...

CNN

Sophie Jeong

Ivan Watson

3 March 2020

Goyang, South Korea

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To limit exposure during coronavirus testing, South Korea began piloting drive-thru test sites that allow those being tested to remain in their cars. The drive-thru, which sends results to the patient via text message...

The Guardian

Anne Pinto-Rodrigues

25 February 2020

Kohima, Nagaland, India

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By reviving millet farming, farming communities are adapting to climate change. In India, the Millet Farmers Group, organized by a women’s rights nonprofit, the North East Network (NEN), helps farmers cultivate millet...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jessica Press

19 February 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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A Philadelphia program called Our Closet offers a judgement-free way for people to access high-quality donated clothes without any barriers to entry—no paperwork, referral, or ID needed. As their services grew, they j...

Yes! Magazine

Claire Jarvis

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19 February 2020

Georgia, United States

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In Georgia, where residents of underserved, largely minority neighborhoods lack adequate access to health care services, a program is training local high school students to serve as community health workers equipped t...

WPIX-TV

James Ford

19 February 2020

Queens, New York, United States

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A pilot program between Queens and Manhattan, New York on the Long Island Railroad gives commuters a cheaper way to travel. The Atlantic Ticket serves 10 stations along a route between Brooklyn and Southern Queens for...

Marketplace

Laurel Morales

17 February 2020

Tuba City, Arizona, United States

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In the Navajo Nation, more than 70 percent of local income leaves the tribal area, but one effort is helping native-owned businesses expand their reach. Change Labs, a business incubator, helped birth Rez Rising, an a...

Los Angeles Times

Soumya Karlamangla

16 February 2020

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Doctors from USC have formed a small street team that travels to homeless communities to treat medical concerns and help provide assistance. Part of a growing trend around the United States, these teams are playing a ...

Desert Sun

Nicole Hayden

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14 February 2020

Coachella Valley, California, United States

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Lift to Rise, a Coachella Valley nonprofit that pushes for housing and poverty policy change, launched a local lending circle program aimed at serving minority residents break the cycle of poverty. Partnered with San ...

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