This is a huge move—if largely symbolic in the near term.
India’s tragic shortages of medical oxygen are shared by many lower-resource countries. Producing, safely storing, and transporting the lifesaving elixir is difficult. Data point: Across Africa, oxygen is 5X costlier than in Europe. A Solution…
In Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta—regions in dire need of stroke care—patients have a long way to go for specialist care as rural hospitals continue to shutter. Millions in the region live more than 45 minutes from stroke-certified facilities, according to a …
Nearly 700 health workers were killed and thousands more were attacked between 2016 and 2020, according to a Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition report released this morning. COVID-19 Connection: Most attacks occurred in conflict zones, but the pandemic led to…
More than a year into a disastrous pandemic response, Brazil’s Senate began a damning probe yesterday into President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the pandemic.
As India reels from its horrific COVID-19 storm, people are dying in hospital car parks and trainee doctors and nurses are abandoning exams for the frontlines,
In Peru, doctors are convinced of a resurgence of tuberculosis. Back in 2017, before the pandemic, the country already had the highest rate of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the Americas.
Barring action from world leaders, the horror engulfing India could soon be mirrored in many South American, Asian, and African countries,
The pandemic has made ‘social determinants of health’ a buzzy phrase and brought fresh grant money to study the century-old concept. But thus far, research on the topic hasn’t translated to tangible solutions, which are politically fraught and incredibly complex.
Missed second shots and dwindling demand may prolong COVID-19 in the US.