“More than anything, it hit the tomato men,” said Claudia Pérez Ocampo, who manages a stall in Mexico City’s iconic Central de Abasto market.

From Anthony Fauci to local health officials, public health officials are being threatened for doing their jobs: advising the public and enforcing coronavirus containment measures, CNN reports.   The threats are happening in red and blue states alike, and in both rural and…

After at least 13 protest participants tested positive for coronavirus, activists in South Carolina are urging demonstrators to get tested before taking to the streets—and some events have been canceled or moved online while organizers evaluate safety measures, The…

Black Medicare patients with COVID-19 are nearly 4X as likely as whites to end up in a hospital, NPR Shots reports, citing federal billing records data released yesterday.

Nursing home residents are being evicted from facilities—some without their families’ knowledge—and placed in “homeless shelters, rundown motels and other unsafe facilities,"according to a New York Times investigation.

Even as the White House walked back President Trump’s Saturday campaign rally comments about slowing testing for COVID-19, new data show cases shooting up in the US and globally, AP reports.

What if the COVID-19 pandemic had been stopped before it started?  

Lauded for its success in stemming COVID-19, Germany suffered a setback this weekend as data revealed an uptick in the country’s basic reproduction number that may signal another lockdown.   The country’s coronavirus reproduction number climbed to 2.88 yesterday, meaning…

Infections play a role in 54% of child deaths in low-income countries, according to the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance network published in The Lancet Global Health.

It doesn’t take many patients to trigger a health care crisis in a poor rural community like Lowndes County, Alabama. It has no hospital and 1 doctor. Enter COVID-19 and an infection rate rivaling that of the New York City’s hardest-hit ZIP Code during its peak.    In…