The US may be one of the planet’s most well-resourced countries, but it’s clearly doing a much worse job of providing health care—particularly mental health care—than many countries.

The Delta coronavirus variant, with a dramatic transmission advantage over the Alpha variant that emerged in the UK, threatens global plans for dispatching COVID-19, 

A documentary released in March by Robert F.

The pandemic set back the fight against polio, but a new $5.1 billion plan launched today by

The UN agreed yesterday on ambitious new goals for ending the AIDS pandemic by 2030—despite eleventh hour attempts by some delegates to water down protections for high-risk groups,

“I think everyone who wants it has already gotten it,” a health worker was told, holding a cooler of soon-to-expire COVID-19 vaccines doses. All went unused.    

When COVID-19 hit, some med students were given the option to graduate early to join the fight.   Knowing that their entry into the profession would be less comfort and healing and more war zone, they nicknamed their cohorts “Coalition Forces” and “Covid Army.”

Can a universal coronavirus jab help us avoid another nail-biting wait for vaccines during the next pandemic? Lessons learned about coronavirus vaccine technology during this pandemic already offer a head start—and early research has shown some promise.  

Yet another COVID-19 shot, known as a protein subunit vaccine, could hit the market as early as this summer,

Dozens of countries achieved or exceeded ambitious 2020 UN targets to control HIV—but services are still out of reach for many of the world’s most vulnerable, confirms a new UNAIDS report marking tomorrow's 40-year anniversary since the first HIV/AIDS cases were discovered…