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Friday, August 07, 2020
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed thousands of people.
Monday, July 27, 2020
In Malawi, one of the world's poorest countries, counselors guide girls as they face tough choices during the coronavirus crisis — from giving up on their education to opting for early marriage.
Saturday, July 25, 2020
The winners of the iPhone Photography Awards for best photos taken by an iPhone or iPad were announced this week. They span the globe and the range of human emotion.
Saturday, July 18, 2020
A few months ago, Life Kit shared instructions on how to make a #quaranzine — a mini-zine documenting life during the pandemic. You followed those instructions — these are some of our favorites!
Monday, June 29, 2020
A doctor in Yemen says he was threatened at gunpoint when treating a patient infected with the virus. The incident is part of a larger trend of pandemic-related attacks worldwide.
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Thailand has been relatively successful at containing the spread of the coronavirus. Many say it's due in no small part to Thailand's universal health care system.
Saturday, June 27, 2020
The pandemic has brought many new terms into daily usage. Here are definitions of some of the words used in discussion of the novel coronavirus and how to stem its spread.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
The pandemic is by some measures taking a greater toll on women. Yet women are underrepresented in expert groups that decide how to control the coronavirus and where funds should go.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
All you need is a sheet of paper and a pen. Read the comic for directions on how to fold and what to write in your zine. Then share it with Life Kit on social media. We'd love to see it!
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
One million Rohingya refugees live in camps outside the Bangladeshi town of Cox's Bazar. The conditions there make infection control difficult and put the camps at risk of the coronavirus outbreak.
Sunday, May 17, 2020
He'd been separated from his parents. He was living in a refugee camp in Sudan. And then a snake bit him.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Aid groups are frustrated by a new restriction on using U.S. funds to buy personal protective equipment like masks and gloves. The U.S. says it's a way to ensure there's enough PPE for domestic use.
Sunday, April 26, 2020
The advice for keeping the virus at bay in wealthy countries won't necessarily work in low-income countries and in poor communities. So what might help?
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Mister Rogers said "look for the helpers" in times of crisis. Here's the story of Shah Dedar. He's 32, he's a Tom Hanks fan — and he works to protect the most vulnerable in crowded refugee camps.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
How did the president respond to key moments during the pandemic? And how did representatives of the World Health Organization respond during the same period?
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Humanitarian organizations are used to dealing with droughts, conflict and natural disaster. But the pandemic adds unprecedented layers of difficulty to their work.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
Quizás has oído la palabra "coronavirus" en la red o la televisión. Seguramente tienes muchas preguntas. Fijate en nuestro cómic para saber las respuestas.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
NPR spoke to humanitarian aid researcher Paul Spiegel about his analysis of conditions in the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh — and the outlook for refugees everywhere as the coronavirus looms.
Monday, March 30, 2020
One of the top pieces of advice is: Wash your hands to prevent infection. But millions of people don't have access to running water.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
I thought it would be a breeze to follow the advice from health authorities to reduce my risk of catching COVID-19. I was very wrong.