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Covid-19 Outbreaks In Prisons Underscore Need For Reform

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The U.S. prison system has emerged as a center of Covid-19 transmission.

Kenya Looks to Sustain Health Focus Beyond the Pandemic

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As Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Kenya, a coordinated effort by the government and aid organizations addresses water, hygiene, and sanitation.

In Burkina Faso, Clean Water Was Scarce. Then the Pandemic Hit.

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The most vulnerable people to the new coronavirus are those without clean water access. In Burkina Faso, that’s about half the country.

Ghana Faces ‘Triple-Edged Problem’ as Covid-19 Cases Rise

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The pandemic’s health crisis is spilling over into the economy and politics of Ghana.

Five Things You Need to Know About WASH and Covid-19

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Here are five things you need to know about Water Access, Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH), and Covid-19.

Brazil’s Covid And Water Crisis: On The Front Lines With Photojournalist Tommaso Protti

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Reporting from the front lines in Brazil, one of the new epicenters of the coronavirus, where water is a central issue in combatting the disease.

In Nigeria, Doctors Turn to Basic Hygiene to Slow Covid-19

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As the coronavirus pandemic spreads through Africa’s most populous country, a health foundation pushes for better access to water, sanitation and hygiene.

Coronavirus, After Delay, Arrives in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps

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One threat for Rohingya Muslims collides with another.

World's Refugee Camps At Risk for Major COVID-19 Outbreak

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Health experts and humanitarian organizations fear that an outbreak of Covid-19 inside the world’s refugee camps could threaten global containment efforts.

Enthusiasm But Obstacles in Using Sewage to Monitor Coronavirus

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Health departments and researchers in hundreds of cities worldwide are turning to sewage to better understand the spread of the new coronavirus in their communities.

Utilities in Developing Countries, in Financial Tailspin, Try to Keep Water Flowing During Pandemic and Beyond

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Water utilities are experiencing a ‘double hit’ in their finances that could hinder operations into the future.

As Pandemic Magnifies Navajo Nation Water Deficit, Coronavirus Funding Questions Arise

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Navajo Nation president and residents want to use federal Covid-19 funds on water infrastructure. Is that allowed?