The COVID-19 Report – Reporting on Virus Impact on Nonprofits Nationally and Internationally

VIRUS OUTBREAK VIRAL QUESTIONS CLEAN MASKS

How Should I Clean and Store my Face Mask?

Cloth face masks worn during the coronavirus pandemic should be washed regularly, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...
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As Memorial Day Tempts People Outdoors, Virus Rebound Feared

Millions of Americans are set to emerge from coronavirus lockdowns and take tentative steps outdoors to celebrate Memorial Day weekend ...
Virus Outbreak Malaria Drugs

Big Study Casts More Doubt on Malaria Drugs for Coronavirus

Malaria drugs pushed by President Donald Trump as treatments for the coronavirus did not help and were tied to a ...
Big Art, Small Package: Tiny Plays Offered to Stage at Home

Big Art, Small Package: Tiny Plays Offered to Stage at Home

The national initiative called " Play at Home," is a push by not-for-profit theater companies from New York to California ...
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‘Invisible Demon’: Virus Hits Even Top-rated Nursing Homes

The coronavirus has had no regard for health care quality or ratings as it has swept through nursing homes around ...
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The Absence of Service Dogs During a Critical Period 

Today, Michele Ostrander, President and CEO of Freedom Service Dogs, describes the challenges the organization is facing during this world ...
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Nations Reopen Yet Struggle to Define ‘A New Normal’

NEW YORK (AP) — As countries around the world loosen their coronavirus restrictions, people are discovering that the return to ...
US Extends Heightened Border Enforcement During Coronavirus

US Extends Heightened Border Enforcement During Coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration policy of quickly expelling most migrants stopped along the border because of the COVID-19 ...
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UN Agency Warns Pandemic Could Kill 1 in 8 Museums Worldwide

BRUSSELS (AP) — Museums are starting to reopen in some countries as governments ease coronavirus restrictions, but experts warn one ...
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COVID-19 Data Sharing With Law Enforcement Sparks Concern

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than 11 million people have been tested in the U.S. for COVID-19, all with the ...
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Pandemic Threatens to Deepen Crisis in Mental Health Care

Even before COVID-19, access to mental health services in the U.S. could be difficult, including for people who have insurance ...
Virus Outbreak Me And We

Me and We: Individual Rights, Common Good and Coronavirus

We, the people. But individual rights. The common good. But don't tread on me. Form a more perfect union and ...
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Hospitals, Health Care Sector Reel From COVID-19 Damage

The global coronavirus pandemic has created a huge need for health care in the U.S., but it also is delivering ...
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Moderna: Early Coronavirus Vaccine Results Are Encouraging

An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing, triggering hoped-for immune responses in eight healthy, ...
Virus Outbreak Fighting Loneliness

Just a Chat: Calls Offered for Older Adults Staying Home

The program being offered by the city of Plano is among those that have popped up across the U.S. during ...
Virus Outbreak HBCUs

Historically Black Colleges Work to Help Students Amid Virus

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ja'nayla Johnson worked hard in high school with the dream of being the first in her ...
Virus Outbreak National Parks

National Parks Visitors Should Plan For ‘New Normal’

BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Utah (AP) — After closing amid the coronavirus pandemic, the National Park Service is testing public ...
Virus Outbreak-Distance Learning

Some US Schools Are Pulling the Plug on Distance Learning

Other districts around the country that are ending the school year early including Omaha and some nearby suburban districts in ...
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New Coronavirus Test is Imperfect Step Toward Mass Screening

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new type of coronavirus test offers a cheaper, quicker way to screen for infections, moving the ...
Virus Outbreak-Nursing Home Workers

White House Recommends Tests for All Nursing Home Residents

NEW YORK (AP) — A top world health official Monday warned that countries are essentially driving blind in reopening their ...
Virus Outbreak Czech Republic

As Countries Restart, WHO Warns About Lack of Virus Tracing

NEW YORK (AP) — A top world health official Monday warned that countries are essentially driving blind in reopening their ...
Virus Outbreak New Mexico

Coronavirus Forces Santa Fe Opera to Cancel Upcoming Season

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The famed Santa Fe Opera has been forced to cancel its season ...
Virus Outbreak Georgia

US Infection Rate Rising Outside New York as States Open Up

Take the New York metropolitan area's progress against the coronavirus out of the equation and the numbers show the rest ...
Virus Outbreak Summer Camp

With Camps Shut, Families Face Summer in The Great Indoors

Parents around the country are learning their children's summer camps will be canceled, delayed or moved online as the fallout ...
Virus Outbreak State Aid

States With Few Virus Cases Get Big Share of Relief Aid

Alaska, Hawaii, Montana and Wyoming are not epicenters of the coronavirus pandemic. Yet these four states scored big this spring ...
Supreme Court Prostitution Pledge

Justices Wary of Tying AIDS Money to Prostitution Pledge

WASHINGTON (AP) — In its second day of arguments by phone, the Supreme Court appeared skeptical of a requirement that ...
Virus Outbreak New York Subways

Homeless in NYC: Tougher Than Ever Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

For those living in close quarters in city-run shelters, there's fear of exposure to COVID-19. The Department of Homeless Services ...
Virus Outbreak Tuition Lawsuits

Unimpressed by Online Classes, College Students Seek Refunds

Students at more than 25 U.S. universities are filing lawsuits against their schools demanding partial refunds on tuition and campus ...
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US Can Soon Start Sending People Seeking Asylum to Honduras

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has finalized an agreement with Honduras that would allow some people seeking asylum in ...
APTOPIX Virus Outbreak Our Majestic World Photo Gallery

AP PHOTOS: Virus-era Glimpses of a World Without Humans

Being human, the world of human beings is the one we tend to notice most. The crowds. The interplay of ...
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With virus, US higher education may face existential moment

The dramatic and widespread fallout from the COVID-19 virus has thrown the U.S. higher education system into a state of ...
AP-NORC Poll: Seeking Virus Data, People Struggle With Trust

AP-NORC Poll: Seeking Virus Data, People Struggle With Trust

An essential question that many Americans are grappling with as they seek out the information they need to stay safe ...
Virus Outbreak Immigrant Helpers

Immigrants Deliver Food, ‘Hope’ to Workers Hit by Pandemic

Growing number of people who have taken it upon themselves to help an immigrant community that has been hard hit ...
Virus Outbreak California Subsidized Meals

California Food For Seniors Plan Could Run Out of Money Soon

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom's first-in-the-nation plan to pay for and deliver three meals a day to ...
APTOPIX Virus Outbreak France

Making Public Transit Safe Next Hurdle in Easing Lockdowns

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In cities around the world, public transit systems are key to getting workers back on ...
Virus Outbreak New Hampshire

Easing Up: US and Europe Grapple With When to Reopen Schools

PARIS (AP) — The question of when to reopen schools looms large as European countries and U.S. states draw up ...
Met Opera At Home Gala

Silenced by Virus, Met Opera Links for Digital Global Gala

With the entertainment world shut down by the coronavirus pandemic, the Met staged an At-Home Gala on Saturday that would ...
Virus Outbreak Trump

Health Officials Ready New Guidelines as Restrictions Ease

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is reviewing proposed new guidelines for how restaurants, schools, churches and businesses can safely ...
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Riots, Escapes and Fear as Coronavirus Hits Juvenile Centers

Nicole Hingle wasn't surprised when the call came. Frustrations had been building inside juvenile detention centers nationwide as the number ...
Virus Outbreak Wisconsin Pence

Administration Offers Plan to Cover COVID Care for Uninsured

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced a plan Wednesday to start paying hospitals and doctors who care for uninsured ...