Infectious new coronavirus variants spell bad news for already-strained hospitals, the WHO said yesterday,

The mob attack on the US Capitol yesterday left the US and much of the world aghast—a stunning conclusion to a tumultuous election and a scarring year of pain and loss for so many.   But in global health, a crisis in one country cannot be an isolated event, and the…

Researchers are amassing more clues about COVID-19 symptoms:

Do you know an important global health story that’s been overlooked by the media and deserves special notice? The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) and Global Health NOW from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health are pleased to announce the…

  Syrians Suffer as the World Looks Away

The world, understandably, can’t wait for the pandemic to go away. But for career virus-hunters are already scouting for the next pandemic pathogen.  

“This is like having gold.”  

By March, COVID-19 had taken over much of GHN—but other global health problems did not rest, and many were worsened by the pandemic. Today and tomorrow, we’re showcasing some of the excellent reporting that kept these issues from fading out under the blaze of COVID coverage…

The SARS-CoV-2 mutation now rapidly spreading across England’s South East is potentially up to 70% more infectious than its predecessor—but not necessarily more dangerous, according to a new 

Hey readers, Annalies here! Today, we’re continuing our look back on an extraordinary year for global health, featuring part 2 of our series on the best COVID-19 reporting.   But there was more to 2020 than COVID-19… Tomorrow and Wednesday, look for our picks of the…