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Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak

Wednesday, October 21, 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 at least 1 million globally.

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Older People, Got A Pandemic Problem? A Club To Help You Figure It Out — Yourself

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Vietnam's Intergenerational Self Help Clubs encourage older people in the neighborhood to find solutions to their own challenges, whether it's feeling lonely or needing a little extra cash.

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Reader Tips: 9 Ways To Bring Joy And Care To Older People In The Pandemic

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Write postcards on a weekly basis. Go for scenic drives. Schedule virtual TV time. Use family history as a topic for virtual lessons.

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How To Care For Older People In The Pandemic (And A Printable Guide!)

Friday, September 04, 2020

Three experts share advice on how to help the older people in our lives — parents, grandparents, neighbors, relatives, friends — feel comfortable and safe in the pandemic.

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'Black Panther' Star Chadwick Boseman Dies Of Cancer At Age 43

Friday, August 28, 2020

A statement posted to the actor's Twitter on Friday said Boseman had battled colon cancer for the last four years.

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We Asked, You Answered: How Should Beyoncé Portray Africa In 'Black Is King'?

Sunday, August 16, 2020

NPR readers share their thoughts about the megastar's movie-length music video, which pulled heavily from African culture, imagery, dancing and music.

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Girls, Has The Pandemic Made You Think Of Quitting School? Call Your Mentor

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.

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Prize-Winning Phone Pix Dial Up Moments Of Freedom And Serenity

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.

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#Quaranzine Round-Up: A Look At Pandemic Life Through The Pages Of Your Mini-Zines

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!

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'I Will Kill You': Health Care Workers Face Rising Attacks Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

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.

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Universal Health Care Supports Thailand's Coronavirus Strategy

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.

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Essential Vocab For COVID-19: From Asymptomatic To Zoonotic

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.

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Where The Women Aren't: On Coronavirus Task Forces

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.

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How To Make A Mini-Zine About Life During The Pandemic

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!

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Rohingya Refugee Camps In Bangladesh Are At High Risk Of The Coronavirus Outbreak

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.

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COMIC: A Lost Boy, A Snake Bite, A Lesson In Resilience

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.

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The U.S. Is Giving Vast Sums Of Money To Fight COVID-19 Abroad. But There's A Catch

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.

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6 Solutions To Beat COVID-19 In Countries Where The Usual Advice Just Won't Work

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?

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COMIC: Looking For A 'Helper' In The Age Of Coronavirus

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.

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A Timeline Of Coronavirus Comments From President Trump And WHO

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?

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