Is there a viable alternative to the gold-standard N95 mask?  

By the time COVID-19 arrived, Kashmir was already well-versed in lockdowns, following strict measures India imposed on the region in August 2019. And Kashmir volunteer relief groups know how to cut through military lockdowns and regulatory hurdles to deliver aid. Now,…

COVID-19 may be dominating the headlines, but people are just as worried about climate change, according to a new Pew Research Center poll spanning 14 countries, 

While some in the US continue to assert that America’s COVID-19 death count—now 200,000+—is overblown, it's not. How do we know?  

The researchers behind an ill-fated HIV vaccine have published a letter in The Lancet 

A COVID-19 survey of more than 50,000 people in 50 US states surfaced at least 3 important takeaways: Good News: Testing results are getting back sooner. Bad News: They’re still not fast enough to help with contact tracing and…

The pandemic has upended research efforts across the world—how are institutions coping?   Brazil: Lacking government guidance, scientists working on COVID-19 vaccines and diagnostics implemented their own safety measures. They've canceled data collection…

White House Coronavirus Task Force coordinator Deborah Birx has been praised as a data-driven task master. She has also aggressively undermined the CDC and sometimes pushed the president’s position over scientific consensus, a Science investigation found.   The most…

Remdesivir and other treatments had little-to-no effect on mortality, duration of hospital stays, or the need for ventilators among COVID-19 patients, according to interim results of the

New virus restrictions across Europe are “absolutely necessary” amid an “exponential surge of coronavirus cases,” Hans Kluge, WHO Europe’s head, declared today.