Could a novel strain of SARS-CoV-2 identified this month be linked to an accelerating spread in the country’s southeast?
No one knows where the next pandemic will emerge. But countries where human-animal interaction has been forced by deforestation, resource extraction, and agricultural expansion, are a good bet.
COVID-19 has revealed the extraordinary possibilities that can manifest when global scientific know-how is trained on a single topic. The virus was fully sequenced in January and a Phase 3 vaccine clinical trial is finishing in the fall.
Contact tracing—with its deceptively simple mantra of “test-trace-isolate”—varies wildly from country to country in strategy and success.
“It feels amazing.” That's how one shipping staffer described sending out the first US COVID-19 vaccines yesterday from cargo hubs in Tennessee and Kentucky.
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,
As the COVID-19 scourge intensifies, it may be weakening our battle against tuberculosis—but pooling resources could boost the fight against both diseases.
The US is poised to roll out millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses within days—with health workers and nursing home residents getting first dibs.
A CDC official says she was ordered to delete an email suggesting political interference by the White House,