American’s life expectancy dropped 1.5 years in 2020—to 77 years, 4 months.

With COVID-19’s recent rapid spread in Cuba, the island state now has Latin America’s highest rate of infections per capita.   Nearly 4,000 cases per million people were reported over the last week. That’s 9X higher than the world average.   Doctors are warning of a lack of…

China is reporting an increase in COVID-19 cases in Yunnan province that are likely imported from neighboring Burma (Myanmar), which is experiencing a Delta variant-fueled surge in cases.   As 65 new cases were reported yesterday and 31 on Sunday, Yunnan vice-governor Zong…

It’s much worse than India’s official numbers. The country has experienced from 3.4 million to 4.9 million excess deaths COVID-19—far higher than the 400,000 deaths cited by the government, according to a new Center for Global Development report.  

The US is entering a “pandemic of the unvaccinated,” as demand for jabs slows and the Delta variant whips through unprotected populations, CDC chief Rochelle Walensky warned Friday.  

For those who dreamt of volunteering internationally in the past year, the pandemic forced a pivot to remote opportunities—and for programs, a deeper focus on in-country participants that may help redeem an industry often criticized as a purveyor of white saviorism.  

COVID-19 is riskier for people living with HIV than originally thought—upping the odds of dying by 30%, according to a new study of 15,000 cases across 24 countries. 

COVID-19 moving at its fastest pace yet across Africa as cases have risen for 8 straight weeks and deaths rose 43% in the week ending July 11, from 4,384 to 6,273,

New estimates of COVID-19’s toll on childhood vaccinations find that nearly 23 million children didn’t get routine vaccinations last year, 

With 54,517 new COVID-19 cases reported yesterday, Indonesia has vaulted past India to emerge as Asia’s latest pandemic epicenter.