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The Current

Christiaan Mader

26 October 2020

Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

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In southwestern Louisiana, the Acadiana Regional Coalition on Homelessness and Housing wrangled 19 hotels into a makeshift network during the pandemic to house people experiencing homelessness. With help from Beacon C...

BBC

Ed Butler

22 October 2020

Switzerland

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Contact tracing apps have received a lot of attention since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, but researchers caution they should be used in conjunction with other tactics and not be relied on to help on their ow...

Wicked Local Cambridge

Maya Jones

20 October 2020

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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East Coast universities, MIT and Harvard mitigated the spread of COVID-19 on its campuses during the onset of the fall semester and have been able to maintain low transmission numbers. "Harvard, which invited just 40%...

The Verge

Nicole Wetsman

19 October 2020

United States

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The uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and the health impacts it may have for different people prompted doctors from across the U.S. to create a national patient database to better study and understand how the virus int...

The New York Times

J. David Goodman

Dana Rubinstein

19 October 2020

New York, New York, United States

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Schools in New York City have, so far, been able to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic with suprisngly few cases reported and no sign yet of an outbreak. The model, which some are saying could be used at other sch...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Ryan Faircloth

18 October 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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Students in fraternities and sororities at the University of Minnesota have moved many of their social activities to a virtual space and are taking precautions for those living in Greek housing to protect members and ...

NPR

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Rebecca Ramirez

16 October 2020

Illinois, United States

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When the University of Illinois reopened during the coronavirus pandemic for on-campus student instruction, efforts focused on a fast and frequent mass testing program for staff and students. Although the case numbers...

Nigerian Tribune

Ifedayo Ogunyemi

15 October 2020

Ogun State, Nigeria

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In Nigeria, non-profit organizations are helping to organize and deliver virtual journalism-related training to university students who can't attend classes as normal due to the coronavirus pandemic. Although some stu...

The Daily Yonder

Meg McIntyre

15 October 2020

Virginia, United States

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Louisa County schools in Virginia are delivering internet to students living in rural areas through solar-powered hot spots, built by the school's own students. The hotspot is powered by solar panels and receives inte...

Self Evident

James Boo

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Julia Shu

15 October 2020

San Francisco, California, United States

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Early in the pandemic, APIENC, a community organization led by trans, non-binary, and queer Asian and Pacific Islanders in San Francisco, started a phone tree to offer help to people: getting groceries or meals, provi...

Vox

Julia Belluz

14 October 2020

Germany

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A combination of luck, learning, local responses, and listening has kept Germany's coronavirus cases manageable, even as the pandemic continues to impact much of the world. In particular, the ability to enact decentra...

Lithuanian Radio and Television (LRT)

Giedrius Vitkauskas

13 October 2020

Lithuania

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Lithuanian officials are launching a contact-tracing app to better trace the path of coronavirus cases and alert people when they have potentially been exposed. Although there have been delays in the roll-out of the a...

Billy Penn

Layla A. Jones

13 October 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Accessing information about unemployment compensation online just got easier for residents of Pennsylvania. The current chat box capacity is 500 but will be increased to 50,000 by the end of the year. The phone hotlin...

WUNC

Jason deBruyn

12 October 2020

Durham, North Carolina, United States

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The nationwide surge in gun violence during the pandemic has forced support groups for grieving survivors to persevere in their work using different tools and strategies in a process that depends on intimate forms of ...

EdSource

Larry Gordon

12 October 2020

California, United States

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High schools and colleges across California are turning to virtual campus tours and remote recruiting in order to appeal to college-bound students. College representatives are hosting Zoom sessions to connect with stu...

Queens Daily Eagle

Ilyssa Daly

12 October 2020

New York, New York, United States

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When jails and prisons released people early as a pandemic precaution, New York City responded to the threat of increased homelessness by temporarily housing more than 400 people in hotels while providing them with re...

Nigerian Tribune

Ifedayo Ogunyemi

10 October 2020

Nigeria

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Funding from a professional coaching, therapy, and counseling academy has helped a certified life coach and non-clinical psychotherapist offer free sessions to people in Nigeria who are struggling to cope with setback...

Christian Science Monitor

Megan Janetsky

8 October 2020

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Facing a shortage of supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic and with little help from the government on the horizon, doctors and community members across Venezuela "created a grassroots support network" as a means of ...

U.S. News & World Report

Cole Premo

8 October 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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The Native American Community Clinic in Minneapolis is utilizing telehealth practices to treat both the medical and spiritual needs of the community and its patients. Although the "spiritual-meets-traditional care pro...

LAist

Josie Huang

8 October 2020

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Responding to growing attacks on Asian Americans, based on racist reactions to the pandemic, one young woman self-published a handbook, "How to Report a Hate Crime," in multiple languages. Though limited funding kept ...

U.S. News & World Report

Deidre McPhillips

7 October 2020

Minnesota, United States

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In Minnesota, tribal leaders from the Band of Chippewa Indians worked closely with state officials at the start of the coronavirus pandemic to implement measures that would reduce the impact of the pandemic in their c...

U.S. News & World Report

Devon Haynie

7 October 2020

Fond du Lac Reservation, Minnesota, United States

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Leaders of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Minnesota acted early and aggressively when the coronavirus pandemic began sweeping the nation, and so far, it has appeared to have helped the region to kee...

The Boston Globe

Armand Manoukian

7 October 2020

United States

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An online forum focused on providing an outlet for those who are seeking a way "to share their experiences with COVID-19" has gained a global community with participants from five countries engaging in discussions. Al...

The Boston Globe

Johanna Seltz

7 October 2020

Hanover, Massachusetts, United States

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In Hanover, two collaborative efforts – one between the hospital system and the town and another between the public school district and paramedics – have helped residents access coronavirus testing without leaving the...

Metromode

Kate Roff

7 October 2020

Lake Orion, Michigan, United States

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The music industry has been uniquely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, as described by the co-owner of a boutique music venue in Lake Orion who says, "We were the first to close and will be the last to re-open." T...

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