The UK administered the world’s first Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine shots today—a cheaper, easier-to-use alternative to the Pfizer vaccine that Britain rolled out last month,

As its COVID-19 case count has surpassed 800,000 total, Los Angeles County is the latest US hotspot,

  Syrians Suffer as the World Looks Away

The world, understandably, can’t wait for the pandemic to go away. But for career virus-hunters are already scouting for the next pandemic pathogen.  

“This is like having gold.”  

The number of female inmates held in American jails has risen over 20% in the past decade—and it’s an increasingly dangerous experience for women.   Every year, thousands arrive pregnant. Babies, like Shade Swayzer’s, have died after being born behind bars to mothers…

By March, COVID-19 had taken over much of GHN—but other global health problems did not rest, and many were worsened by the pandemic. Today and tomorrow, we’re showcasing some of the excellent reporting that kept these issues from fading out under the blaze of COVID coverage…

The SARS-CoV-2 mutation now rapidly spreading across England’s South East is potentially up to 70% more infectious than its predecessor—but not necessarily more dangerous, according to a new 

Hey readers, Annalies here! Today, we’re continuing our look back on an extraordinary year for global health, featuring part 2 of our series on the best COVID-19 reporting.   But there was more to 2020 than COVID-19… Tomorrow and Wednesday, look for our picks of the…

Our first newsletter of 2020 led with the California wildfires. Our second summary was about a mysterious pneumonia in Wuhan. Within weeks, the virus would define not only the year but a generation. Throughout 2020, courageous and brilliant reporters relentlessly…