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The News Journal (Delaware Online)

Brittany Horn

3 April 2020

Delaware, United States

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In Delaware, doctors have turned to telehealth amidst the COVID19 pandemic to treat patients safely and remotely. Using systems called ChristianaCare and CarVio, doctors are monitoring more than 350 coronavirus-positi...

Inforum

Jeremy Turley

Jeremy Fugleberg

30 March 2020

North Dakota, United States

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Facing a supply shortage, North Dakota and South Dakota arranged a no-cost swap of needed COVID19 testing supplies. Both states are part of the Northern Plains Consortium, made up of five states’ public health lab wor...

NPR

Rob Schmitz

25 March 2020

Germany

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Compared to its European counterparts, Germany has one of the lowest coronavirus fatality rates, around 0.5%. Experts credit the low rate to the country's decentralized diagnostic systems that allow federal states to ...

Washington Post

Sarah Pulliam Bailey

19 March 2020

Birmingham, Alabama, United States

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Birmingham, Alabama’s Church of the Highlands has opened up a drive-through COVID19 testing station that has already seen over 1,000 people. By coordinating with Alabama’s governor, the church is able to help test peo...

CityLab

Feargus O'Sullivan

17 March 2020

Norway

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The Norwegian government has banned residents from retreating to their rural, vacation homes as they self-isolate during the COVID19 pandemic. Those that do will face a nearly $2,000 fine, or 15 days in jail. This ban...

Wall Street Journal

Dasl Yoon

Timothy W. Martin

16 March 2020

South Korea

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The testing efficiency and protocols implemented in South Korea to slow the spread of coronavirus have proven to be successful, with the latest reports of the country showing that reports of cases have leveled off. Co...

ProPublica

Lisa Song

15 March 2020

Daegu, South Korea

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South Korea is emerging as a model for many countries battling the spread of coronavirus, thanks to the country's quick response to initiate widespread testing and contact tracing methodology. Having learned from what...

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 ...

Voice of America (VOA)

William Gallo

12 March 2020

Seoul, South Korea

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South Korea has taken a softer approach to preventing and containing the coronavirus, in large part because they’ve prioritized accessible testing and have an already-existing strong and affordable healthcare system. ...

NPR

Jason Beaubien

12 March 2020

Singapore

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As countries respond in different ways to the COVID19 pandemic, those with systematic government approaches have proven to be strongest thus far. Places like Hong Kong and Singapore created immediate systems for testi...

The New York Times

Damien Cave

12 March 2020

Sydney, Australia

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As the United States struggles to test all citizens exhibiting symptoms of coronavirus, Australia and Canada are offering lessons about best practices for preparing for a pandemic. Having learned from previous outbrea...

NPR

Anthony Kuhn

12 March 2020

Seoul, South Korea

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South Korea has had an extremely effective response to the coronavirus because of its fast and widespread use of testing. There are now drive-through tests available where people recommended by their doctor can take a...

North Carolina Health News

Liora Engel-Smith

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9 March 2020

North Carolina, United States

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Amidst the coronavirus outbreak, North Carolina's health centers are relying on old methods to reach and educate uninsured and medically vulnerable patients, many of whom don't have access to the internet. Staff are p...

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 be tested for coronavirus via a drive-through. Providing both convenience and safety by limiting exposure of the potentially ill, the test only takes...

Business Insider

Aria Bendix

5 March 2020

South Korea

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South Korea's nationwide coronavirus testing measures are showing that the death rate for the virus may not be as high as initially reported while also offering lessons to other countries about the best practices for ...

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...

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...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Miranda Cyr

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21 February 2020

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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Immigrant children waiting to gain access to the U.S. from Mexico often require vaccinations when they get to the border, but the immigration process doesn't allow for it. To address this gap in health care, an organi...

The Fresno Bee

Manuela Tobias

19 February 2020

Fresno, California, United States

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A school attendance campaign in a rural California district relies on buy-in from a variety of community partners. For instance, administrators supported the construction of a new health clinic next to the school, con...

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...

Global Sisters Report

Kelechukwu Iruoma

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13 February 2020

Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria

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In Nigeria, many women who develop fistulas don't seek help due to lack of access to quality health care in the region, but Sisters of Medical Missionaries of Mary have opened a free clinic to help fill the gap. The c...

Connecticut Health Investigative Team

Carol Dannhauser

12 February 2020

Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

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Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute in Connecticut has expanded its reach to specifically target rural communities, which has played a role in the declining rates of “potentially preventable” cancer deaths. Both empl...

The Hechinger Report

Alfonso Serrano

5 February 2020

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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A program developed in Boston's public schools works with students who have missed many days of school as a result of mental health challenges to transition back into the classroom. By providing academic and emotional...

Nigeria Health Watch

Bashar Abubakar

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27 January 2020

Kano, Kano, Nigeria

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Kano State in Nigeria has implemented a strategy to increase the likelihood of children receiving necessary vaccinations to reduce cases of polio. The strategy, which included enhanced training on administering the va...

Global Sisters Report

Doreen Ajiambo

13 January 2020

Loiborsiret, Tanzania

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To reduce maternal mortality in the Masai region of Tanzania, Catholic nuns with Sisters of Notre Dame are building hospitals and educating local women about the importance of giving birth in a medical setting. Althou...

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