Time’s up to get to the bottom of COVID-19 origins, write the authors of last spring’s WHO report in a 

After a grueling 18 months+ of COVID-19, the last thing most people want to think about is the next global health crisis. Nature’s Amy Maxmen talks with more than a dozen experts from around the world who are hard at work doing just that. 

With 38,000+ deaths in the last 2 weeks—double the fatalities in North America—Southeast Asia has emerged as COVID-19’s new regional hotspot,

Ivory Coast reported its first Ebola case in decades on Saturday.

South Korea has reported its first 2 cases of the “Delta plus” COVID-19 variant—both had been fully vaccinated with the AstraZeneca jab, officials said Tuesday,

Some rich countries are moving ahead on COVID-19 booster shots, while 3.5 billion people are still waiting in line to get their first jab, Amy Maxmen writes in

The beleaguered COVAX alliance to distribute COVID-19 vaccines around the world should soon get a boost of 500 million donated doses—but it’s still half a billion doses shy of its goal, just as the Delta variant deepens the threat for many poor countries.  

Chilling new research about the transmissibility and severity of the Delta variant drove the CDC’s about-face decision on Wednesday that urged mask use indoors for everyone,

The CDC has identified the first cases of a dangerous, drug-resistant fungal infection in previously untreated people in the US.

New COVID-19 cases in the US have nearly tripled in the last 2 weeks, hitting 37,000 on Tuesday and pushing exhausted health workers to their limits once again, the