Stuck with a shrinking tax base and slammed by the 2008 recession, Detroit began slashing the budget of its once-robust public health department. It cut 70% of its employees by 2010.   Things got worse. Facing bankruptcy, the city outsourced its public health…

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across Brazil Saturday, slamming the government’s pandemic response as the country’s COVID-19 death toll topped half a million—the second highest in the world behind the US

The pandemic did not stem the tide of global displacement—but instead may have stranded would-be refugees and asylum seekers in 2020, according to the UN Refugee Agency 

A year after the first COVID-19 case was reported in Wuhan, China, few countries have fully contained the disease. Those that have share few, if any, political similarities.

The CDC released its strongest guidance yet on face coverings yesterday, underscoring

While it could be days before we know the next US president, GHN has been watching science- and health care-related votes—and some have already been called:  

Confusion and contradictions ruled this weekend amid conflicting accounts of President Trump’s condition, a dangerous PR stunt, and signs of super-spreading events tied to the White House and the campaign. "Kitchen Sink" Treatment Approach:

President Trump delivered the news himself via a late-night tweet: He and his wife Melania have tested positive for COVID-19.  

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, 

Calling him “confused,” President Trump rebuked CDC director Robert Redfield for warning the US Congress yesterday that a vaccine wouldn’t be widely available until mid-2021 Reuters report