In a country of communities divided by the pandemic, the most deeply divided may be Minot, North Dakota—a microcosm of the American mask debate.  

The world watched as the NFL took a huge gamble on continuing their season without entering a COVID “bubble”—clocking 700 COVID-19 cases in the process.  

Despite being a “sequencing superpower,” the US is struggling to ramp up sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 variants—leaving it blind to rapidly emerging threats,

Mounting evidence suggests that reinfection may be more likely with the new coronavirus variants.  

Reports from the UK and

Last week, 73% of people in Argentina said they would definitely or probably choose to receive a COVID-19 vaccine if it were offered to them. But that number doesn’t tell the whole story.

Months after his death, one extraordinary patient in Boston may offer important clues about how coronavirus variants emerge.  

WHO-sponsored investigators in China to probe COVID’s origins say they have found important clues, suggesting their main findings could be released by mid-week,

Peru’s problem in the global scramble for vaccines: It’s too rich for free COVAX doses but too poor to deploy the kind of programs its wealthier neighbors are rolling out.     

As the pandemic drags on, health workers are overworked, emotionally exhausted, and traumatized by having  to ration care—and they’re burning out,