The White House is “openly embracing” a controversial herd immunity strategy in a bid to end lockdowns over the objections of top scientists,
Joseph Gallien has seen it all this year. The 31-year-old Black physician has had COVID-19, treated patients with it in top-notch New York City hospitals and his less-resourced hometown hospital in Louisiana, which was hit by Hurricane Laura. All as a reckoning with race …
America’s landmark HIV/AIDS program, PEPFAR, has been credited with saving more than 18 million lives and shifting the HIV/AIDS trajectory in Africa.
An alarming surge of cases in Europe—new cases doubled in the last 2 weeks in more than half of the member states—should serve as a wake-up call, the WHO warned yesterday,
Emerging COVID-19 research is yielding differing takes on antibodies and immunity.
South Africa's soaring infections could signal what’s to come in other countries across Africa, the WHO’s emergency chief Mike Ryan warned yesterday. Over the weekend, South Africa’s death toll passed 5,000, with 350,000+ infections—making it Africa's hardest-hit…
The US clocked another record-breaking day with 60,500 new COVID-19 infections reported yesterday, according to Reuters—the largest one-day increase by any country since
Beijing has gone into "war-mode" to stomp out a fresh spike in COVID-19 cases with aggressive testing, security checkpoints, school closures, and temperature checks, Reuters reports. The city reported 79 cases over the last few days, after nearly 2 infection-free months.…
One of the biggest questions around an eventual COVID-19 vaccine: Will it be equitably deployed throughout the world? Inspired by previous efforts around Ebola and pneumococcal vaccines,