Even as the pandemic is making it hard for low- and middle-income countries to keep children on schedule with their vaccines, new modeling shows astounding returns on investment in vaccines.   

In an effort to monitor antibiotic use and improve stewardship, WHO created the AWaRe tool in 2017 that divides the drugs into 3 categories: Access, Watch, and Reserve, 

Africa is nearing 1 million COVID-19 cases after they almost doubled in the past 3 weeks to 889,457—with 18,806 deaths, WHO reports.  

The largest indigenous group in Colombia—the Wayuu—have long battled the multinational owners of the one of the world’s largest coal mines, which stands bang in the middle of their ancestral territory.  

Many studies have investigated the immediate and short-term impact of Ebola—but little is known about its long-term toll on those lucky enough to survive.   A new study of survivors of the 2013–2016 Ebola outbreak in Guinea sheds some light, finding that Ebola’s toll can…

When given a choice, Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which transmit dangerous diseases like dengue, opt to bite humans rather than other animals.  

The WHO is marking this World Hepatitis Day with some good news.  

Contrary to myths spreading in Zimbabwe, drinking alcohol won’t kill the coronavirus. It is not okay to share face masks. And unfortunately, Africans can indeed get COVID-190—including more than 1,800 people in Zimbabwe. That’s lower than many other African countries, but…

Hard-won lessons from Ebola gave West Africa a head start against COVID-19—but now, infections are rising, writes Amy Maxmen in Nature. In Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, coronavirus task forces adopted an aggressive approach to testing and isolating everyone who tests…