More Americans Embrace Mask Use, Distancing as U.S. Cases Continue Rising

While many countries have successfully “flattened the curve” in the fight against COVID-19, allowing them to slowly reopen businesses and resume limited tourism, the situation in America is far worse. The number of confirmed cases in the U.S. has continued to skyrocket, setting single-day records multiple times in the past few weeks, including back-to-back days

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Are Americans Wearing Face Masks?

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the globe, with the United States recently passing two unfortunate milestones—over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the past ten weeks and over 100,000 have died from the virus overall. In the midst of this, Premise has continued to collect data on the issue, tasking its contributors

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Premise Data Launches Health Sites Dataset to Help in the Fight Against COVID-19

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2020—Data and analytics platform Premise Data is offering a free dataset for decision-makers at NGOs, aid organizations and local governments in order to help their efforts in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. The dataset includes locations of over 36,000 sites in eight countries—Afghanistan, Brazil, Colombia, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria,

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Is Rural America Prepared for COVID-19?

There are now over one million confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally and more than 300,000 cases in the United States. In the initial phases of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., the majority of the cases were concentrated in urban centers. However, more cases are starting to appear in rural areas; for example, Albany, Georgia,

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Premise’s COVID-19 Snapshot: Work From Home

As the World Health Organization (WHO), along with other organizations like the CDC and medical professionals, urges the world to limit physical contact to help slow the spread of COVID-19 many (businesses are allowing or directing their employees) to use strategies like working from home to promote social distancing efforts. In some areas, ‘shelter in

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Premise’s COVID-19 Snapshot: Public Spaces

In recent days and weeks, you have probably heard terms like “social distancing.” “flatten the curve” and “self quarantine.” These concepts stem from recommendations by the World Health Organization (WHO), among other medical professionals, that one of the best ways to limit the number of infections and subsequent deaths is to slow down the spread

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