Anti-mask sentiment is spreading across India as the nation second hardest-hit by COVID-19 makes precarious progress.   In some states, defying mask mandates is a fineable offense—yet one survey found that just 44% of people across 18 cities said they wore masks in public…

Nigeria’s violent crackdown on police brutality protesters has rocked Lagos, with reports of a prison on fire and dozens of deaths in 2 weeks of demonstrations, 

Kelli Dillon longed to have a second chance at motherhood upon her release from prison.   Instead, she was told she might have cancer, was chained, and lined up with 4 other prisoners for “assembly-line” surgery.   But that was a lie: She’d been intentionally sterilized.…

While Africa’s COVID-19 cases have remained lower than projected, the pandemic has had major indirect impacts, according to a new 

President Trump deliberately misled the public about the dangers of COVID-19 early in the pandemic, according to bombshell interviews for Watergate journalist Bob Woodward's new book, 

26 scientists have questioned the reliability of the data supporting Russia’s “Sputnik-V” COVID-19 vaccine.

Since early in the pandemic, older people and people with obesity have been flagged as higher risk for severe COVID-19 illness.   More and more studies are reinforcing those links, and asking “why?”   It’s not just the underlying conditions that frequently come alongside…

Despite pledges to tackle misinformation, Facebook has allowed COVID-19 lies and conspiracies to spread like wildfire on the platform, according to a damning new report by the nonprofit Av

It may be hard to imagine, but this year’s hajj pilgrimage—an event that normally brings 2 million+ Muslims worshippers a year to the sacred city of Mecca—began yesterday with will only about 1,000 lucky pilgrims, 

As COVID-19 cases rocket upward, the White House is facing blowback from an apparent campaign to take down Anthony Fauci a notch or two.