Tanzania has reached a major milestone in this pandemic: acknowledgment.  

A draft of a landmark UN climate report obtained by AFP is, in essence, a “4,000-page indictment of humanity's stewardship of the planet,” AFP reports via

Why has obesity been such a significant risk factor for severe COVID-19?   While age is typically the biggest disease risk factor, obesity can mimic similar processes in younger individuals, making them more susceptible to illness.

COVID-19’s mental health toll on health care workers has been documented—but what about public health workers? A new CDC survey shows that they experienced impacts comparable to other health workers. 

A deadly third wave of COVID-19 is gathering force across many African countries powered by weak observance of public health measures, increased social activity, and the spread of variants,

During the pandemic, when he was often the only emergency room physician on duty at his Utah hospital, Scott Jolley reached a tipping point. He took a sabbatical in August 2020 and sought help, but Jolley’s story ended in tragedy with his suicide.    

One of the most talked-about revelations from Britney Spears’ testimony Wednesday: She has been forced to use an IUD under the terms of the conservatorship she has been living under for 13 years,

The pandemic meant less road traffic—yet US traffic deaths rose 7% in 2020, and Black people bore the brunt, according to a

While headlines have been trained on the crisis in India and recovery in the US and Europe, South America is in the midst of “a silent decimation by COVID unlike that anywhere else in the world,” 

In Pakistan’s Lady Health Workers program, 100,000 female community health workers go door to door, dispensing the oral polio vaccine to children in the country’s rural and marginalized areas.