Schools don’t appear to be the COVID-19 superspreaders they were once feared to be, according to data emerging from random testing in the US and the UK, 

Polluted air caused nearly 500,000 babies to die prematurely last year–mostly in low- and middle-income countries, 

Growing up in a rural area near Kisumu, Kenya, I never realized that malaria, one of the world’s oldest and deadliest diseases, was entirely preventable and treatable. It is a threat that my elders have never lived without—but my generation can end it.

Every 16 seconds, a mother somewhere will experience the tragedy of stillbirth, 

The nearly 1 million people lost to COVID-19 represent an immense tragedy—but they left the world an incredible gift: life-saving insights into treatments, 

With online school largely inaccessible, children in the low- and middle-income countries are being forced into labor—threatening years of progress.   Indian elementary and middle schools are closed indefinitely while reopening the economy remains a top priority.…

The coronavirus’s disproportionate impact on Hispanic, Black and American Indian adults is mirrored in children and youths, according to a CDC report released yesterday.

Half a million US children have been diagnosed with COVID-19, CNN reports—and a disproportionate number of cases are reported in Black a

Yet another issue US teachers are contending with this school year: COVID-19 safety measures that are at odds with plans for active shooter scenarios.   Teachers have been advised to take classes outdoors or mimic outdoor spaces by keeping windows and doors open.   But some…

For many parents facing allegations of child abuse, their fates lie in the hands of a type of medical specialist they never knew existed: the child-abuse pediatrician.   Hundreds of these specialists operate across the US, stepping in when suspected abuse involves a medical…