10 years ago on March 11, a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan's northeast coast, killing 18,000+ people and sending the Fukushima nuclear power plant into meltdown,

The mob attack on the US Capitol yesterday left the US and much of the world aghast—a stunning conclusion to a tumultuous election and a scarring year of pain and loss for so many.   But in global health, a crisis in one country cannot be an isolated event, and the…

If we wanted to, we could list a COVID-19 moment for every month of 2020.

“While there’s no one-size-fits all approach to solving health emergencies, we do know this: accurate, easily available data is key,” says Jonathan Quick, MD, MPH, managing director of he Rockefeller Foundation’s Pandemic Response, Preparedness, and Prevention Initiative.

For many in Latin America, it’s either not enough food or too much of the wrong food, with both malnutrition and obesity plaguing the poorest communities.  

The WHO stands accused of conspiring with Italy to remove a damning pandemic preparedness report published May 13—and pulled a day later—that was intended to prevent deaths after the virus’s devastating first wave, 

The US can expect to see roughly 3,000 COVID-19 deaths every day for the next 60 to 90 days, CDC Director Robert Redfield said yesterday, 

COVID-19 has sidelined another global crisis that knows no borders: climate change. Except this one has no vaccine.  

In Japan, October alone saw more deaths from suicide than COVID-19 deaths for the whole year to date.   The country has long had one of the world’s highest suicide rates, but recent years had seen suicides decline—until the pandemic hit.   In October suicides among…

The brutal rape and torture of a 19-year-old Maha Dalit woman in September