It’s a pandemic mystery: Initially mild or asymptomatic COVID-19 cases that launch a “stubborn and complex array of symptoms” that can ebb and flow for months.  

Early results from several studies suggest that pregnant women vaccinated against COVID-19 may pass some immunity to their babies.   They found that pregnant women who received an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine had:

AstraZeneca said it will release up-to-date results within 48 hours after being stung last night by an independent US monitoring panel’s concerns that the company had relied on “outdated information” in the promising analysis of its COVID-19 vaccine’s efficacy data.   The…

Did you know that the US supply of “brain tickler” nasopharyngeal swabs depends entirely on a company run by two feuding cousins in Maine?   US officials didn’t either until they were scrambling for swabs last March. Puritan is one of only 2 companies in the world who…

The AstraZeneca COVID-19 shot is good to go in Europe again after the European Medicines Agency found that the jab’s benefits 

In West Virginia—a hotbed of the opioid crisis—HIV cases related to intravenous drug use are spiking amid the cancellation of a 2018 needle exchange program.  

Vaccination may be a pass to certain activities—but what about actual vaccine passports?  

The impact of COVID-19 lockdowns is just beginning to be understood.

A pandemic lockdown, school closures, and a shocking 90% unemployment rate have made it easy for youths in Harare to see crystal meth as an escape, 

COVID-19 is hitting Papua New Guinea “like a tornado,” forcing hospitals to close because so  many doctors and nurses are ill,