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Joan van Dyk

James Oatway

20 August 2020

Gauteng, South Africa

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A color-coded system is being adopted at hospitals throughout South Africa after seeing success in Taiwan during the COVID-19 pandemic. The system uses red, yellow, and green color-coding to warn health care officials...

Noozhawk

Giana Magnoli

19 August 2020

Goleta, California, United States

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Althought the coronavirus pandemic thwarted the planned efforts originally intended to increase census participation in the city of Goleta, California, county census workers have found ways to still successfully reach...

The Washington Post

Lesley Wroughton

Max Bearak

18 August 2020

South Africa

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When South Africa's government implemented measures to protect its citizens from the spread of COVID-19, it also drastically reduced its flu cases down to 1 single case for its winter season as a side effect. Stringen...

WAVY-TV

Chris Horne

17 August 2020

Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

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A residential senior center prevented the spread of Covid-19, with just 1 of over 700 residents contracting the virus. In addition to social distancing, hand washing, and outdoor visiting areas, the facility's residen...

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Sequoia Carrillo

13 August 2020

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

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As colleges and universities around the U.S. figure out the best course of action to start a new semester amid an ongoing pandemic, military academies around the country may have some invaluable lessons to offer. The ...

Malheur Enterprise

Pat Caldwell

13 August 2020

Wheeler County, Oregon, United States

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Several rural counties in Oregon and Idaho have managed to slow the spread of the coronavirus through early intervention strategies and community compliance. Although the low population and rural nature of the regions...

The Boston Globe

Mary Ann Sorrentino

13 August 2020

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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Restaurants in Providence, Rhode Island are "repurposing parking lots, waterfronts, and any adjacent land where an al fresco meal can be savored, public health preserved, and restaurant profits protected" during the c...

New Mexico In Depth

Shaun Griswold

12 August 2020

New Mexico, United States

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Although the pandemic has brought on its own unique challenges, childcare centers in New Mexico have developed safe and effective techniques to keep children and workers safe. At the UNM Children's campus, children ar...

NPR

Laurel Wamsley

10 August 2020

New Zealand

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New Zealand has been able to nearly eradicate Covid-19 due to rapid intervention strategies taken by the government that were predicated on quickly identifying clusters of cases and implementing rigorous contact traci...

CNN

Julia Hollingsworth

10 August 2020

New Zealand

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New Zealand went 100 days without a single new case of Covid-19 after implementing strict restrictions which included "no takeaways, no beaches, and no driving outside of your neighborhood." Because of the government'...

North Carolina Health News

Liora Engel-Smith

7 August 2020

Asheville, North Carolina, United States

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Mental health agencies in North Carolina have partnered with a mobile phone carrier to provide data-enabled smartphones to individuals who lack access to technology during the pandemic. Because this doesn't provide a ...

Politico

Ryan Heath

6 August 2020

United States

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Several countries successfully held elections during the Covid-19 pandemic and can offer insights for how the U.S. can hold a safe presidential election. These include providing more funding for additional polling pla...

CNN

Dakin Andone

6 August 2020

Arizona, United States

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In May, Arizona began removing coronavirus restrictions after seemingly containing the spread of the virus, but by June, the state's caseload was in a drastic incline. Learning from the mistake of reopening too soon, ...

The New York Times

Isabel Kershner

Pam Belluck

4 August 2020

Israel

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When schools in Israel reopened in May—believing its coronavirus cases were under control—infections quickly rose, and the country experienced an immediate second outbreak. The country has now become an example for ot...

The Atlantic

Ed Yong

4 August 2020

United States

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The U.S. has recorded a worldwide record number of COVID-19 cases after missteps and overall lack of action from the federal government limited the nation's response, but in some areas of the country where local insti...

The New York Times

Jason Horowitz

31 July 2020

Rome, Italy

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Italy, once a major hotspot for Covid-19 cases, has seen a significant decrease in the spread of the coronavirus after implementing strict government regulations including mandatory travel restrictions and isolation p...

Forbes

Madhukar Pai

26 July 2020

Kerala, India

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Malaysia and India's Kerala state share a set of positive attributes that helped them contain COVID-19 outbreaks, including early and aggressive responses based on a trust in science, clear public communications, and ...

Christian Science Monitor

Eva Botkin-Kowacki

24 July 2020

Poland

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In 1941 it was predicted that the Warsaw Ghetto would be overwhelmed with typhus cases due to the overcrowding of inmates, but instead this "oppressed community" established a series of health measures that largely ke...

The Huffington Post

Catherine Pearson

23 July 2020

Denmark

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As schools across the United States weigh the pros and cons of sticking to remote learning, welcoming students back into the classroom, or a hybrid, there are lessons to learn from schools around the world. In China a...

The Marshall Project

Eli Hager

20 July 2020

United States

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Traditional police interrogation tactics that emphasize invading someone’s personal space to increase anxiety, read body language, and prompt confessions have had to undergo changes during the pandemic, some of which ...

The Atlantic

Yasmeen Serhan

18 July 2020

England, United Kingdom

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Britain's response to curbing the spread of coronavirus included the "Bring everyone in" operation which brought people experiencing homelessness off the streets and into accommodation - typically empty hotel rooms. T...

CNBC

Christina Farr

15 July 2020

Taiwan

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Since the outbreak of Covid-19, Taiwan – a country of nearly 24 million people – has reported less than 500 cases and only seven deaths, largely due to the rapid implementation of a public health emergency response pl...

Science Magazine

Jennifer Couzin-Frankel

Gretchen Vogel

Meagan Weiland

7 July 2020

United States

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Whether students should or should not return to the classroom, and how that would be done remains a large-scale experiment amid a continuing global pandemic. Limited, but ongoing research seem to support that children...

CNBC

Timothyna Duncan

6 July 2020

Vietnam

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Vietnam reacted swiftly to the approaching pandemic, screening travelers from Wuhan, then banning all visitors from China, mandating masks, producing a catchy hand-washing video, and conducting extensive testing, with...

The New York Times

Amanda Taub

Jane Bradley

2 July 2020

England

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Ignoring the pleas of victim-aid groups and the examples set by other countries, the British government and courts failed to protect domestic violence victims during the pandemic. Italy, Spain, Germany, and New Zealan...

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