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Cardiff Garcia

17 June 2020

United States

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Varying tactics have been adopted in response to the worldwide pandemic, prompting financial implications; some more successful than others. Germany and Japan, in particular, have been able to maintain low unemploymen...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Patricia McKnight

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20 May 2020

United States

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States that use universal voting by mail can be models for all states to protect voters amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Voting by mail can also increase voter turnout. After sending 2020 primary ballots to all registered ...

Washington Monthly

Eric Cortellessa

14 May 2020

United States

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Maryland and Ohio recently held elections almost entirely by mail and their different approaches provide insight into the impact on low-income voters, particularly those without permanent addresses. All registered vo...

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Jared Brey

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12 May 2020

United States

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Many U.S. cities have responded to Covid-19 related layoffs by using a portion of the CARES Act funds to create local rent assistance programs that keep renters in homes and landlords generating income. For example, D...

The New York Times

Iliana Magra

28 April 2020

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Because of early and quick actions by the government – and a compliant populace – Greece has seen under 200 COVID-19 deaths, relatively low compared to its European counterparts. The country was quick to cancel large ...

Los Angeles Times

James Rainey

Rong-Gong Lin II

19 April 2020

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Two of California’s major cities – Los Angeles and San Francisco – are learning from their history with the Spanish Influenza during the COVID-19 pandemic. The two cities had different approaches, with San Francisco s...

Kaiser Health News

Mary Chris Jaklevic

10 April 2020

United States

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Some officials are using humor to urge citizens to follow Covid-19 directives like staying at home and social distancing. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot used memes shared under #whereslightfoot as inspiration for a publ...

NPR

Greg Rosalsky

7 April 2020

Berlin, Germany

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“Kurzarbeit” is a German governmental program that helps preserve jobs in an economic crisis. A company can reduce the hours of workers and the government will help pay them, which preserves the important specialized ...

Politico

Debra Kahn

Carla Marinucci

30 March 2020

San Francisco, California, United States

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As the coronavirus outbreak began to show signs of spreading the United States, six counties in the Bay Area of California quickly instituted stay at home and shelter-in-place orders. Although the virus is still sprea...

The Mercury News

John Woolfolk

30 March 2020

San Francisco, California, United States

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As California’s Bay Area is weeks into its shelter-in-place order – the first in the nation – experts are seeing indications that it’s working in the fight against COVID19, but at the same time needs to continue. Heal...

Route Fifty

Kate Elizabeth Queram

30 March 2020

New York, United States

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Across the United States, local and state legislators are passing resolutions to make sure they can continue to serve their communities while keeping themselves safe from COVID-19. From convening in bigger spaces, lik...

The New York Times

Mike Baker

29 March 2020

Seattle, Washington, United States

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After learning of the first cases of coronavirus that weren't contracted by direct exposure or from foreign travel, officials in Washington took quick and strict measures to start introducing social distancing, which ...

The Suburban

David Kilgour

Susan Korah

29 March 2020

Taiwan

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When faced with the coronavirus pandemic, a number of countries around the world "opted for delayed containment strategies," but countries such as Taiwan and Hong Kong, which took the opposite approach, have seen more...

RTÉ

Justin McCarthy

29 March 2020

South Korea

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Countries such as Ireland are looking to South Korea for lessons about best practices in containing the coronavirus outbreak. Much of South Korea's success, shaped by lessons learned from battling the MERS outbreak in...

The New York Times

Anna Sauerbrey

28 March 2020

Germany

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Although Germany has reported over 50,000 cases of coronavirus, the country is seeing a lesser death toll from the pandemic as compared to other countries. Like other countries working to contain the spread, Germany w...

WNBC-TV

Marc Santia

27 March 2020

New Rochelle, New York, United States

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New Rochelle, New York, took early and strong measures to contain the COVID19 outbreak – closing schools, banning large gatherings, opening drive-thru testing. And while it’s still early, those measures are showing in...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Andy Mannix

27 March 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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The Minnesota Freedom Fund has ramped up its spending to pay bail for people with low-level charges. The COVID-19 threat has added urgency to this increasingly popular response to the cash bail system. With jails and ...

Gothamist

Ben Yakas

27 March 2020

New York, New York, United States

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In an effort to prevent overcrowding in public spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic, New York City has closed a few streets in four out of five boroughs. This density reduction plan, though, doesn’t seem to be getting ...

ABC News (American Broadcasting Company)

Byron Pitts

26 March 2020

South Korea

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5-15 Minutes

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Although the United States, Spain, and Italy are still working to contain the coronavirus outbreak, countries across Asia have seen some success. By implementing rapid intervention and widespread testing, places such ...

U.S. News & World Report

Matthew Keegan

24 March 2020

Macau, China

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Despite being the most densely populated area on earth, Macau, a special administrative region of China, has managed to keep its coronavirus infection rate astonishing low, in large part due to strict, fast-acting pol...

Channel News Asia

Don Shapiro

23 March 2020

Taiwan

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After the 2003 SARS epidemic, Taiwan formed the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), which has proved necessary in the face of COVID19. The CECC has helped coordinated screenings for incoming travelers, rationing f...

CNET

Sareena Dayaram

22 March 2020

Singapore, Singapore

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Initially, Singapore was one of the most impacted country by the spread of the coronavirus; however, with strict policy and early isolation, the city-state has managed to maintain a low infection rate. Early on in the...

The New York Times

Jason Horowitz

Elisabetta Povoledo

21 March 2020

Rome, Italy

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In learning what could best work to contain the coronavirus, Italy is offering lessons to other countries in what has failed to work there. Dubbed the new "epicenter of a shifting pandemic" after reporting the highest...

Route Fifty

Maia Jachimowicz

Zachary Markovits

20 March 2020

United States

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To address those that have been specifically impacted by economic crash due to coronavirus and to slow the spread, cities across the United States are enacting comprehensive measures to help. From a halt on all utilit...

STAT

Helen Branswell

20 March 2020

Singapore

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As countries continue to try to contain the coronavirus pandemic, "non-pharmaceutical initiatives" are showing promise as a means to slow the spread. Countries such as Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan – all of which e...

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