Some long-haul COVID-19 patients are reporting post-jab improvements.

At least 14 people have died of an unidentified flu-like illness in Kasongo-Lunda, in the DRC province of Kwango, 

The Biden administration moved up the US vaccination schedule by 2 months yesterday, promising enough doses to vaccinate all US adults by May’s end,

The P.1 COVID-19 variant first discovered in Brazil is highly infectious and may be able to evade the natural immune response, according to an initial, not-yet-peer-reviewed assessment,

Even as they were making countless sacrifices during the pandemic, health workers were targeted in 1,100+ attacks last year, according to a 

COVID-19 cases may seem low in Burkina Faso, but the pandemic is soaking up precious emergency care resources,

Brazil, one of the hardest-hit nations throughout much of the pandemic, has clocked more than 10 million cases and over 250,000 deaths—a death toll second only to the US.

It’s time to fix the staggering global inequities in access to COVID-19 vaccines, writes Gavin Yamey in a

It’s not only sick patients who help researchers understand diseases.  In the 1990s, a rare genetic mutation in 1 man who seemed impervious to HIV proved key to creating antiretrovirals against the disease, opening up “a whole new realm of medical science.”  

Good news on reinfection front: US NIH researchers found that people with SARS-CoV-2 antibodies showed “substantial” immunity to the virus at least for a few months,