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Michigan Allocates $20 Million to Relieve Customer Water Debts

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Michigan is using federal CARES Act funding to help residents pay off past-due water bills that accrued during the pandemic.

House Democrats Ask CDC to Halt Water Shutoffs during the Pandemic

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The CDC already moved to suspend evictions. Could water service be the next target for a national moratorium?

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.