Some 40 million health workers have signed an open letter asking world leaders to ensure a “green recovery” from the COVID-19 pandemic, The Guardian reports.  

Human rights activists are raising the alarm about prison conditions amid COVID-19. The true extent of COVID-19 in prisons is far from clear—but when widespread testing is done behind bars, the results have been startling—more than 70% of inmates tested positive in one…

On this 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the halting of human activity has left city air cleaner than it’s been in a long time and inspired wildlife to stake its claim to city streets, AP reports.  

The White House released new guidelines yesterday intended to guide reopening decisions, while pro-Trump

Prepare for the serious long-haul, warn Harvard researchers who say some kind of social distancing against COVID-19 may be needed through 2022,Bloomberg News reports.

COVID-19 is highlighting global inequities, and nowhere is this more obvious than at national borders. 

In the absence of mass testing, sewage may offer an alternative method for estimating the prevalence of COVID-19.    

There’s 2 sides of the coin when it comes to air pollution and COVID-19.   One the one hand, long-term lung damage from intense air pollution may worsen the disease, The Guardian reports.  

LIMÓN—It’s a humid 95 degrees Fahrenheit and the sunlight peeks through the leaves of a thousand identical trees. Men maneuver through the dense rows, carrying enormous yellow fruits on their backs; on their hips, finely-sharpened machetes. Drenched in sweat, they…

After resisting the "P-word" for weeks even as the novel coronavirus spread to dozens of countries, WHO has officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus argued that it means countries must double-down—not give up. “The idea that…