The “vast majority” of the nearly 550,000 US COVID-19 deaths could have been prevented with swifter intervention early in the pandemic, according Deborah Birx, the Trump administration’s coronavirus response coordinator at that time.  

For most of the pandemic, aggressive restrictions helped Papua New Guinea avoid a massive coronavirus outbreak.

Far-right extremists in the US have latched on to anti-vaxxers to stir mistrust in the government, 

The health system in Burma (Myanmar) has come to a near standstill, rocked by ongoing violence and disruptions following the February 1 military coup. 

Africa’s vaccine rollout is moving—with 32 countries vaccinating high-risk population groups using vaccines from COVAX and other sources, according to a 

Tuberculosis may have claimed an extra 500,000 lives in 2020 because of the lack of TB diagnosis and care, according to

“Once you feel bad, this disease doesn’t give you more time”—that’s what it’s like to discover you have Chagas disease, explained one sufferer in Mexico.   He was lucky to find treatment—most cases in Mexico are never diagnosed.

Ravaged by new surges, Brazil is now the pandemic’s epicenter as daily deaths top 3,000 and the health system is collapsing,

The US has endured a week of mass shootings from the March 16 shooting of 8 people in 3 Atlanta spas to yesterday’s Boulder, Colorado attack that left 10 people dead in a supermarket,