The Taliban’s victory in Kabul could mean a devastating reversal of progress against maternal and child mortality in Afghanistan.  

Multiple Florida school districts—including some of the state’s largest—are defying Gov. Ron DeSantis’ ban on mask mandates in schools.  

Following the UN IPCC’s

President Biden’s plan to offer COVID-19 vaccine boosters to Americans this fall is raising eyebrows among some scientists.  

The CDC has put into a motion a plan to better forecast disease threats using real-time data and analytics.  

Worrisome data on breakthrough cases among the fully vaccinated in the US persuaded the Biden administration to embrace a COVID-19 booster strategy that will start as early as mid-September, 

After a grueling 18 months+ of COVID-19, the last thing most people want to think about is the next global health crisis. Nature’s Amy Maxmen talks with more than a dozen experts from around the world who are hard at work doing just that. 

With 38,000+ deaths in the last 2 weeks—double the fatalities in North America—Southeast Asia has emerged as COVID-19’s new regional hotspot,

Misinformation-fueled skepticism about COVID-19 vaccines has reached a new level in the US: Some patients in need of lifesaving blood transfusions are asking for blood from unvaccinated people.  

South Africa has been hammered by the Delta variant while waiting on tens of millions of ordered doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine—and meanwhile, shots “filled and finished” in-country are being exported to Europe,