The world needs to hurry up if global targets to stamp out tuberculosis—the world’s deadliest infectious killer—are going to be met, according to the WHO’s latest report.  

Extreme weather events and other disasters over the past 20 years have become more common and more costly, pushing millions of people toward “an uninhabitable hell.” according to 

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over—but it’s not too early to start thinking ahead to the next one, and that means identifying the key errors of this one.   According to the Council on Foreign Relations’ Independent Task Force, US and global leaders  “provided the…

The UN World Food Programme was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today for “its efforts to combat hunger … and prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict,” the Norwegian Nobel

With the built-in injustices of the US health care system on full display as COVID-19 ravages communities, imagine that Switzerland, France, and Spain—which all fare better in health system efficiency—band together to redesign US health care.

About 10% of the global population may have been infected with SARS-CoV2, WHO’s head of emergencies Michael Ryan said yesterday.

5 African gray parrots made up for their muted plumage with colorful language—cursing at visitors to London’s Lincolnshire Wildlife Park and shocking staff, 

The downside of gaining 10,000 new Instagram followers in a day: when they attack you for having COVID-19.  

The largest epidemiological study of COVID-19 so far reveals a key role played by super-spreading events in India, the Los Angeles Times reports.

COVID-19 deaths passed the 1 million mark yesterday, just 9 months into the pandemic: