New CDC data reveals an even clearer picture of COVID-19’s disproportionate toll on Black and Latino people in the US. And that is regardless of where they are and how old they are.  

US COVID-19 infections rose by a record 47,000 yesterday—and Americans could see 100,000 new cases a day, warns Anthony Fauci, barring dramatic steps to block the spread, Reuters reports.

A mutant strain of the novel coronavirus that once seemed trivial has now taken over the globe—but it remains shrouded in mystery.   The mutation’s significance is its location. It impacts the virus’s crucial “spike protein,” which “allows it to enter human cells the way a…

“If I call the [Nigeria CDC] hotline and they park the ambulance in front of the door, what will the neighbours think?” That was top of mind when Muhammad feared he had COVID-19.   In Maiduguri, the capital of Nigeria’s Borno State, a decade of conflict has weakened health…

A Mexican health worker beaten at a bus stop. A Yemeni doctor threatened for not having a ventilator available. In Afghanistan, quarantined patients attack hospital staff in an effort to escape.   Amid COVID-19, death threats and violence are part of health workers’ daily…

The “worst is yet to come” with COVID-19—and our “divided world” is accelerating its spread, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a press conference yesterday marking 6 months since the first case was announced in China.

Globally, more than half a million people have lost their lives to COVID-19, and cases shot past the 10 million mark Sunday—grim milestones marked by Johns Hopkins University’s pandemic tracker.

COVID-19 may have infected ~20 million Americans—10X the official case count, the CDC said yesterday, CNN reports, citing comments from CDC chief Robert Redfield yesterday. Redfield’s estimate, based on serology testing for antibodies to the virus,…

As COVID-19 case numbers are rising in more than half of the states in the US, experts are now predicting 180,000 deaths by October 1, USA Today reports. A universal mask-wearing order in the US, however, could save as many as 33,000 lives, according to the…

Amid the desperate search for COVID-19 treatments, several companies selling colloidal silver supplements have been taken to task for dubious claims.