Iztapalapa, Mexico City's most crowded district, is home to the largest produce market in the Western Hemisphere—and now an epicenter of one of the world’s worst COVID-19 outbreaks.  

While Africa’s COVID-19 cases have remained lower than projected, the pandemic has had major indirect impacts, according to a new 

In the Amazonian capital of Manaus, COVID-19 seems to be running out of people to infect, MIT Technology Review reports.  

Nearly 15 million people in 127 countries have been newly displaced in 2020, according to a Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre report released today.

A trio of new studies suggest COVID-19 is being passed between animals and humans:  

Early modeling assumed “a large number of Africans would just die,” John Nkengasong, the Africa CDC director, tells the AP. But he wasn’t ready to give in.

To scientists’ cheers, the CDC posted guidance Friday saying that aerosol transmission may be among the “most common” ways to catch COVID-19, NPR reports.    

As fall arrives in the Northern Hemisphere and chilly air forces more people indoors, the US needs to brace for a COVID-19 winter surge, Reuters reports.Already, cases are on the rise in

Sending his twin daughters off to college, John Paczkowski describes a pretty universal 2020 experience: the haunting fear of a loved one getting sick.  

Japan’s approach to COVID-19: learning to coexist with it—without strict lockdowns or widespread testing. As infections ebb, the method appears to be working thanks to peer pressure to wear masks, and early acceptance of the asymptomatic spread, super-spreader events, and…