Fewer than 2,000 South Koreans have

The latest Ebola outbreaks in 2 African countries are reviving memories of the devastating 2014­–2016 West Africa outbreak, which took over 11,000 lives.

More than half of all global COVID-19 deaths reported over the last week were found in the Americas—reporting more than 1.3 million new cases and 37,000 deaths,

A 2018 surge in Lassa virus cases in Nigeria led the Federal Medical Centre in Owo to set up a special Lassa ward—and to launch a prospective cohort study of 510 hospitalized Lassa fever patients.

Behind so many COVID-19 deaths: The children who’ve lost parents to the disease—nearly 40,000 of them in the US alone, according to a new 

Rochelle Walensky took off her CDC director hat yesterday and addressed Americans as a concerned fellow citizen, urging them to not let their guards down,

The “vast majority” of the nearly 550,000 US COVID-19 deaths could have been prevented with swifter intervention early in the pandemic, according Deborah Birx, the Trump administration’s coronavirus response coordinator at that time.  

Tuberculosis may have claimed an extra 500,000 lives in 2020 because of the lack of TB diagnosis and care, according to

Ravaged by new surges, Brazil is now the pandemic’s epicenter as daily deaths top 3,000 and the health system is collapsing,

The impact of COVID-19 lockdowns is just beginning to be understood.