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Pennsylvania Commonwealth microbiologist Kerry Pollard performs a manual extraction of the coronavirus inside the extraction lab at the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of Laboratories on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Photo: Office of Tom Wolf/Flickr)

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In this report, the UNSR on Freedom of Expression registers alarm that some efforts to combat the coronavirus disease...

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The Open Government Partnership (OGP) has put together COVID-19 resource hub and open forum for partners to share the...

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On April 1, 2020, ICNL hosted Regional Virtual Round Tables for civil society partners in Latin America and the...

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Driven by a desire to protect the health and wellbeing of their citizens and residents, many governments have taken...

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Made up of more than 40 countries, Asia defies easy categorization. On the one hand, many countries are home...

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Face masks are in the news. The CDC now recommends that Americans wear face masks to reduce transmission of...

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The Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) is maintaining a list of the current elections schedule and plans...