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We Asked All 50 States About Their Contact Tracing Capacity. Here's What We Learned

To safely reopen without risking new COVID-19 outbreaks, states need staff to do the crucial work of contact tracing. Public health agencies report they have aggressive plans to grow their workforce.

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Lab scientists work to validate rapid IgM/IgG antibody tests of samples from recovered COVID-19 patients on April 10 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Misha Friedman/Getty Images hide caption

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Public Health Labs Suffered Budget Cuts Prior To The Coronavirus Pandemic

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The progressive advocacy group FWD.US recommends Arizona release at least 10,000 inmates, or one-quarter of the prison population, to make a significant impact in stopping the spread of the virus. Jimmy Jenkins/KJZZ hide caption

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'A Ticking Time Bomb': Advocates Warn COVID-19 Is Spreading Rapidly Behind Bars

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The Democracy Live homepage is displayed on a laptop. The company is administering a ballot return system for disabled voters in West Virginia, Delaware and, potentially, New Jersey. Chona Kasinger/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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States Expand Internet Voting Experiments Amid Pandemic, Raising Security Fears

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Rev. James Perkins of Greater Christ Baptist Church is one of several black pastors in Detroit who were unsuccessful in their SBA loan applications. Courtesy James Perkins hide caption

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Black Pastors Say They Have Trouble Accessing SBA Loan Program

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A vendor wearing protective masks and gloves serves a customer at a market in Rome on April 16. Andreas Solaro/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In Italy, 'Suspended Shopping' Helps Those Facing Economic Hardship During Pandemic

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