People are living longer but with more disabilities, according to the latest numbers published today in 

One of the biggest hurdles in COVID-19 vaccine distribution: getting people to take it. Consider Pakistan: 

Surging COVID-19 cases and politics that “fly in the face of sound science and data-driven policy,” have brought public health in America to “a moment of truth,” philanthropist Michael R.

The pandemic has dramatically shifted women’s reproductive plans—and dimmed hopes for some of ever having a child, 

UK health care workers face a 7X higher risk than than non-essential workers of becoming severely sick from COVID-19, according to a new

Suhaila Siddiq, surgeon, health minister, and trailblazer for Afghan women, died Friday in Kabul. Siddiq, revered as an “icon of possibility for women and girls in Afghanistan,” blazed her way through the ranks of the Afghan medical corps to direct a Kabul military…

Delirium is so common in COVID-19 patients that some doctors have suggested it be added one of the disease’s diagnostic criteria.   One data set found that 55% of people tracked in COVID-19 ICUs developed the condition—in normal times, that number would hover around 33%.  …

South Korea health minister announced a fresh line of attack against a threatening third wave of COVID-19, describing Seoul as a “war zone,” 

WHO advisors are meeting today to discuss deliberately infecting young, healthy volunteers with SARS-CoV-2 to hasten vaccine development—despite the promising vaccines already on the way.   Pros: Faster results than conventional vaccine field trials…

President-elect Joe Biden is rounding out his picks for key US public health roles as he prepares to take office next month, amid pressure to enshrine both