India may soon pass Brazil to become the pandemic’s second-worst hit country.

Immigration status is the biggest predictor of COVID-19 infection status among Latinos in Massachusetts—followed by housing and work status, a new Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health study shows.

US physicians, state officials, and others are blasting the quietly revised CDC testing guidance that says contacts of infected people do not need to get tested if they don’t have symptoms, 

As normalcy returns to much of China, a “wartime mode” lockdown continues across the Xinjiang region—with some people even locked into their homes with metal bars. “The government has used an ax where a scalpel was needed,” said a 21-year-old resident of Urumqi, where the…

Patients with both mild and severe cases of COVID-19 have experienced brutal persistent symptoms months after their initial infection—but many who never tested positive are still struggling to be taken seriously by physicians.   And that’s regardless of the well-documented…

Health care workers of color and immigrants are dying disproportionately of COVID-19 in the US, 

A Boston conference in February has been linked to 20,000 COVID-19 cases, according to a new genome sequencing study that’s not yet peer reviewed.

Countries like South Korea and New Zealand have reaped the benefits of tracking COVID-19 data in painstaking detail—as Amy Maxmen shows in a Twitter thread showing several countries’ COV

Venezuela’s bungled attempt to mimic China’s strict lockdown practices has meant patients “crammed for weeks into filthy warehouses,” 

Yet another issue US teachers are contending with this school year: COVID-19 safety measures that are at odds with plans for active shooter scenarios.   Teachers have been advised to take classes outdoors or mimic outdoor spaces by keeping windows and doors open.   But some…