40% of the 470,000 lives lost so far to COVID in the US could have been averted—had the country’s death rate been on par with other high-income G7 nations.  

Today, Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States—alongside the first Black and Indian American Vice President in US history, Kamala Harris.     What happens then?  

“The world was not as prepared as it should have been, and it must do better,” concludes a WHO panel reviewing the pandemic response in an

Among the many challenges facing President-elect Joe Biden upon his inauguration on January 20, the most urgent is the US COVID-19 response. How will things change? What will be his strategies and priorities?

Last week, besieged members of the US Congress barricaded themselves from violence—and experienced the terror that hundreds of thousands of American students have endured. 

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…

The masses might have missed it, but on New Year’s Eve, President Trump quietly signed a “holiday miracle” into law: The Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains Act.  

The US EPA has finalized a rule long pursued by President Trump that requires researchers to disclose all raw data before a study can be used to shape public health protections.  

2 disillusioned Trump appointees—former CDC chief of staff Kyle McGowan and his deputy, Amanda Campbell—left the CDC in August and are sharing what they saw:

A CDC official says she was ordered to delete an email suggesting political interference by the White House,