NOT REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE
Hide Advanced Search - Show Advanced Search +

We found 135 results for:

Restriction of Movement ×
Clear

Title
& Description

News Outlet
& Journalist

Date
& Location

MEDIA TYPE
& LENGTH

PBS NewsHour

Nick Schifrin

11 May 2021

Australia

Broadcast TV Programs

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Strict and early knockdowns and consistent public health messaging have helped Australia effectively eliminate Covid-19. Now, the country and its residents have largely returned to business as usual, despite many citi...

KUOW

Mike Baker

Bill Radke

16 March 2021

Seattle, Washington, United States

Radio Talk Show

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Despite a tumultuous start to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Seattle area has one of the lowest per capita death rates of any metro area in the United States. Because of actions taken early on by government officials and ...

New York Magazine

David Wallace-Wells

15 March 2021

United States

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Although no universal set of policies were likely to have prevented the spread of Covid-19, the general inaction and lax interventions by countries in the western hemisphere prevented Europe, North America, and South ...

The New York Times

Mike Baker

11 March 2021

Seattle, Washington, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

When Covid-19 cases began to be reported in Washington state, the state government – at the suggestion of local health officials – enacted some of the most stringent restrictions in the nation. Although these actions ...

The New York Times

Apoorva Mandavilli

5 March 2021

Rhode Island, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, Rhode Island was commended by many for keeping the case rate relatively low, but a combination of factors quickly reversed that trend. Although some reasons for the state's fa...

Science News

Betsy Ladyzhets

23 February 2021

United States

Multi-Media

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Universities are breeding grounds for COVID-19. In August and September they had to figure out the best way to test, control, and contain a virus on campus. Across the country universities launched a plethora of metho...

The New York Times

Damien Cave

1 February 2021

Sydney, Australia

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Australia's aggressive and strict protocols surrounding COVID-19 have helped the country to return to normalcy and avoid high death tolls and transmission rates, especially compared to the U.S. and Europe. Although th...

Crosscut

Manola Secaira

21 January 2021

Taholah, Washington, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In Washington state, the Quinault Indian Nation has taken an aggressive and proactive approach to control the spread of COVID-19 amongst their community, and these efforts are showing success. Using a combination of t...

The New York Times

Sui-Lee Wee

9 January 2021

Singapore

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Singapore's aggressive pandemic response in conjunction with strict university rules has helped keep campuses free of COVID-19 cases so far. As a country, free testing and medical care has ensured that positive cases ...

Bloomberg CityLab

Laura Bliss

6 January 2021

Durham, North Carolina, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

When city planners rushed early in the pandemic to close streets to automobile traffic in order to give residents a safe space to roam outdoors, they ended up learning lessons entirely apart from their original goals ...

The Buffalo News

Lou Michel

Scott Scanlon

4 January 2021

New York, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A handful of nursing homes in New York have been able to avoid an onslaught of COVID-19 cases by focusing on education and training of the staff and keeping their workforce stable and well-supplied. While these method...

CNN

Henrik Pettersson

Krystina Shveda

Byron Manley

Susanne Gargiulo

Mark Oliver

20 December 2020

Finland

Multi-Media

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Finland, Norway, and Denmark are three countries that have largely been able to contain the spread of COVID-19 and keep average daily deaths low, by implementing some of the "most relaxed combinations of restrictions....

North Carolina Health News

Thomas Goldsmith

19 November 2020

North Carolina, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In North Carolina, nursing homes have largely been able to remain COVID-free due to proactive measures that focused on keeping residents safe. The facilities have been heavily relying on mask-wearing and social distan...

Wall Street Journal

Bojan Pancevski

18 November 2020

Finland

Multi-Media

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Both Finland and Norway have successfully kept COVID-19 cases at a minimum without fully implementing lockdowns within their countries thanks to a united government, closed borders, and mandatory quarantines. The stra...

The Washington Post

Odysseus Patrick

5 November 2020

Australia

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Although the goal was not to eradicate but to contain COVID-19, Australia is "close to eliminating community transmission of the coronavirus." Many factors played a role in the country's success but one of the most pr...

CNN

Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak

Rifaiyat Mahbub

3 November 2020

Senegal

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The death toll and infection rate from the coronavirus pandemic have been extravagant in the U.S., especially compared to that of other countries. The difference is largely explained in how different governments handl...

Bloomberg

Cindy Wang

Samson Ellis

28 October 2020

Taiwan

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic Taiwan has recorded less than 600 cases and fewer than 7 deaths due to a rapid response from the government to close borders, introduce contact tracing and implement quarant...

Los Angeles Times

Maura Dolan

25 October 2020

San Francisco, California, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

San Francisco's "hammer and dance" approach to handling the coronavirus pandemic has helped the densely populated urban city begin to reopen ahead of much of the rest of California. Although the pandemic has undoubted...

NPR

Elissa Nadworny

Madeline K. Sofia

Lauren Migaki

Rebecca Ramirez

16 October 2020

Illinois, United States

Podcast

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

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...

The Globe and Mail

Greg Mercer

2 October 2020

Nova Scotia, Canada

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Despite regions including Ontario and Quebec recording outbreaks of COVID-19, "four eastern provinces have managed to keep the pandemic at bay." The provinces have relied heavily on mandatory and strict quarantine pra...

The New York Times

Johnny Harris

29 September 2020

United States

Documentary

Over 15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Compared to countries that implemented early shutdowns to combat the coronavirus pandemic, such as France and Ireland, the U.S. "fought the virus, and the virus won." While the federal government is largely responsibl...

The Financial Times

Richard Milne

23 September 2020

Finland

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Finland has been able to keep their COVID-19 infection rate and death toll much lower than other countries by "shutting down rapidly" and relying on a law on preparedness that was devised after the Winter War in 1939-...

The Boston Globe

Stephanie Ebbert

22 September 2020

Massachusetts, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Emergency child-care centers in Massachusetts have recorded only a small handful of cases of COVID-19 due to strict adherence to safety measures. Most notably, the centers have implemented a combination of contact tra...

Vox

German Lopez

2 September 2020

New York, United States

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Although public health experts agree that New York was initially slow to implement protocols to protect citizens from COVID-19, they also agree that the state was able to gain control over the virus due to the actions...

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Stephanie Capper

1 September 2020

Australia

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Stranded overseas for more than half a year by border closings because of the pandemic, Australians flocked to a new mapping tool that tells the story of their plight. Remove the Cap website attracted more than 600 us...

I WORK IN, TEACH, OR STUDY JOURNALISM Not a journalist, but I want to learn about solutions.
AS A MEMBER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
  • Access our training curriculum or attend a training
  • Share your stories
  • Join a local community of journalists
  • Attend story workshops and events to hone your craft
  • Get funding and additional support
  • Access the full Solutions Story Tracker®
  • Save favorite stories and create collections in your user profile
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
TO JOIN, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (*=REQUIRED)

Not a journalist? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Here is what you will get:
  • Unlimited access to thousands of stories from around the world
  • First look and access to new features, tools, and resources
  • Curated newsletters with top stories
  • Invitations to SolutionsU® community events
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
  • And much more to come…
It’s easy and will take less than 2 minutes.

Journalist or J-School? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Our issue area taxonomy was adapted from the PCS Taxonomy with definitions by the Foundation Center, which is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License.

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Fondriest Environmental, David De Wit / Community Eye Health, Linda Steil / Herald Post, John Amis / UGA College of Ag & Environmental Sciences – OCCS, Andy B, Peter Garnhum, Thomas Hawk, 7ty9, Isriya Paireepairit, David Berger, UnLtd The Foundation For Social Entrepreneurs, Michael Dunne, Burak Kebapci, and Forrest Berkshire / U.S. Army Cadet Command public affairs

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license, and are credited to the following photographers:

Ra'ed Qutena, 段 文慶, Fabio Campo, City Clock Magazine, Justin Norman, scarlatti2004, Gary Simmons, Kathryn McCallum, and Nearsoft Inc

Photos are licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Burak Kebapci and SCY.

Photos are licensed under Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) and are credited to the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Conference attendee listening to speaker, Jenifer Daniels / Colorstock getcolorstock.com.

Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian via Getty Images

Photo Credit: Sonia Narang