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The Marshall Project

Maurice Chammah

1 July 2020

Tyler, Texas, United States

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Dalila Reynoso's local activism blossomed into a full-blown watchdog role when COVID-19 began to spread through the Smith County, Texas, jail. The marriage of criminal justice reform and pandemic safety, vested in one...

The Local

Anne Grietje Franssen

Petronella Uebel

30 June 2020

Sweden

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The handful of Swedish elderly care homes that protected residents from COVID-19 infection shared some common traits: they improved hygiene practices, isolated possibly infectious staff, stocked up on protective equip...

CNBC

Uptin Saiidi

29 June 2020

Hong Kong, China

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Hong Kong's aggressive, early response to COVID-19, informed by the SARS scare of 2013, helped the densely populated city limit infections to about 1,200 as of late June without a comprehensive lockdown. A number of m...

Montana Free Press

Johnathan Hettinger

26 June 2020

Montana, United States

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Montana has largely been able to avoid the worst of the coronavirus pandemic by implementing very early measures – including a state of emergency, school closures, and social distancing protocols – before the virus ha...

InfoNILE

Henry Owino

26 June 2020

Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya

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The densely populated region of Kibera in Kenya has managed to slow the spread of Covid-19 and protect vulnerable residents despite facing "overcrowding and unhygienic conditions" due to communal and collaborative eff...

Wall Street Journal

David Luhnow

Juan Montes

25 June 2020

Mexico City, Mexico

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In New Mexico, the world’s largest wholesale food market managed to contain the spread of Covid-19 by taking an aggressive, early intervention course of action that included widespread testing, contact tracing and iso...

Yellowstone Public Radio

Charles Bolte

24 June 2020

Missoula, Montana, United States

Radio

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In response to COVID-19 infection fears, Montana jails rapidly shrank the numbers of pretrial detainees held on nonviolent charges in a demonstration of how quickly a change in policy – without even changing state law...

NPR

Anya Kamenetz

24 June 2020

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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When schools and daycares closed at the onset of the pandemic, YMCA centers around the country remained open to provide care for the children of essential workers. In Phoenix, YMCA staff worked to screen children for ...

WBTS-TV

Ally Donnelly

24 June 2020

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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In Boston, doctors are making visits to neighborhoods during the coronavirus pandemic in order to provide routine vaccinations to children. Using a donated ambulance as a "mobile pediatrician's office," a nursing team...

The Local

Jessica Phelan

23 June 2020

Italy

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Some schools in Italy held trial reopenings after having to close due to the pandemic, and are modeling their new classroom environment after Denmark's "forest schools," where classes are held outside. In order to mai...

Detroit Free Press

Angie Jackson

16 June 2020

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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Nonprofit bail funds, which use donated money to pay the bail of low-income people held in jail on pending charges, have won the release of about 55 people in Detroit during the COVID-19 crisis. Beyond the immediate n...

Honolulu Civil Beat

Suevon Lee

16 June 2020

Hawaii, United States

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Teachers and administrators at schools across Hawaii are adjusting to what it means to teach summer school during the time of coronavirus—and how it'll shape their protocols once fall rolls around. These adjustments i...

DIRAJ

Duncan Lukoye

3 June 2020

Nairobi, Kenya

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In Nairobi, as in other major cities around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted travelers away from mass transit to bicycling for social distancing purposes. This presents policy and safety challenges, as man...

Bangor Daily News

Caitlin Andrews

2 June 2020

Pleasant Point, Maine, United States

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In partnership with Wabanaki Public Health, Maine’s federally recognized tribes have implemented a system of communication to use during the coronavirus pandemic that has so far kept reported cases within the region l...

New Mexico In Depth

Jeff Proctor

1 June 2020

New Mexico, United States

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New Mexico criminal justice officials joined forces to lower local jail populations by one-third in just 11 weeks, a rushed COVID-19 response that not only seems to have prevented widespread illness but also led law e...

Sojourners

Megan Janetsky

28 May 2020

Tijuana, Mexico

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To continue serving tens of thousands of refugees stuck at the U.S.-Mexico border during the pandemic, shelters have collaborated on an improvised system to deliver food aid, emergency hotel accommodations, and legal ...

The Daily Collegian

Christina Baker

25 May 2020

Bellefont, Pennsylvania, United States

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Centre County, Pa., jail officials limited the spread of coronavirus inside its facility with extensive testing of all incarcerated people and staff, isolating those with the virus, barring visitors, and working with ...

USA Today

Jessica Guynn

21 May 2020

Warrenton, Virginia, United States

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As the U.S attempts to reopen, restaurant owners from California to Florida are expanding their restaurants into nearby outdoor space, including sidewalks and parking lots. In doing so, they are able to offer patrons ...

The Local

Catherine Edwards

20 May 2020

Sweden

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Sweden’s refusal to enact strict lockdown rules turned out to be far from an unqualified success, but in both its failures and modest benefits it offers lessons on managing through a pandemic while minimizing economic...

Foreign Affairs

Josh Michaud

20 May 2020

Sweden

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Others can learn from the so-called Swedish model for managing the pandemic, while at the same time should be wary of adopting its undeclared mission to achieve herd immunity. From the start of the crisis, Sweden has ...

South Dakota News Watch

Bart Pfankuch

20 May 2020

Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, South Dakota, United States

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While many Native American reservations are dealing with the spread of coronavirus, the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe in South Dakota has managed to prevent the virus from taking hold in their community. Tribal leaders r...

Albuquerque Journal

Elise Kaplan

Theresa Davis

17 May 2020

Gallup, New Mexico, United States

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In Gallup, New Mexico hotels are being used to house those who have been exposed to COVID-19, but have nowhere to safely quarantine themselves. This effort compliments "an aggressive tracing and testing program," and ...

The Huffington Post

Ryan J. Reilly

15 May 2020

San Pedro, California, United States

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By rapidly instituting mandatory testing of all inmates at a covid-19-stricken federal prison and segregating ill inmates, authorities reduced the number of new infections within weeks. At one point, nearly 70% of the...

The New Yorker

Atul Gawande

13 May 2020

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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As the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, attention is starting to shift toward reopening and recovery. Looking to healthcare professionals as models for doing so can help. A five-part strategy, te...

Southerly

Barry Yeoman

12 May 2020

Houma, Louisiana, United States

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The Grand Caillou/Dulac Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw has long had a culture of cyclicality which is now coming in handy during the Coronavirus pandemic. Because they assume that hardship will come after periods o...

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