It sounds like a scene in Ocean’s Eleven, but this real-life heist story had something perhaps more valuable than money at stake: vaccine supplies.   In 1959, at the height of Montreal’s polio outbreak, masked gunmen stormed a University of Montreal research lab, stealing…

It’s well known that infants and elderly people are particularly vulnerable to infectious diseases—but what happens in between those age extremes?  

The UN World Food Programme was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today for “its efforts to combat hunger … and prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict,” the Norwegian Nobel

Under pressure to ensure inclusion, COVID-19 vaccine trials are “face to face with health care’s deepest fault lines,” write Eric Boodman.   People of color often mistrust the medical system because of racism past and present—and they are less likely to have health…

Fumes that leaked from a state-owned animal vaccine plant in Lanzhou, China last year have caused 3,200+ cases of brucellosis, according to an investigation by health aut

Full-scale efforts are underway to develop a vaccine free us from COVID-19’s deadly grip. But even if they succeed (and that’s no guarantee), the question regrettably must be asked: Will people take it?

As high school students in St. Louis, Missouri, we reaped the benefits of global health security every time we sat in classrooms with our friends. Now that sense of safety has evaporated, and students everywhere are living the consequences of inadequate health policies.…

The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons is a litigious fringe group of about 5,000 doctors that believes in “private medicine.” “We have opposed attempts to intrude government and other third parties between the patients and the physicians,” says executive…

The WHO has called out China for failing to share data on coronavirus infections among health care workers—one of the global health agency’s few public criticisms of China’s handling of the outbreak, according to The Washington Post. China waited until February 14 to…