This is a huge move—if largely symbolic in the near term.  

More than a year into a disastrous pandemic response, Brazil’s Senate began a damning probe yesterday into President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the pandemic.  

As India reels from its horrific COVID-19 storm, people are dying in hospital car parks and trainee doctors and nurses are abandoning exams for the  frontlines,

In Peru, doctors are convinced of a resurgence of tuberculosis.   Back in 2017, before the pandemic, the country already had the highest rate of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the Americas.

US schools desperate to make air safer for kids are being hard-sold unproven air cleaning technologies that may do more harm than good, a Kaiser Health News investigation found.   Warning signs:

Barring action from world leaders, the horror engulfing India could soon be mirrored in many South American, Asian, and African countries,

The pandemic has made ‘social determinants of health’ a buzzy phrase and brought fresh grant money to study the century-old concept.   But thus far, research on the topic hasn’t translated to tangible solutions, which are politically fraught and incredibly complex.

Missed second shots and dwindling demand may prolong COVID-19 in the US.  

The pandemic in South America is taking an alarming turn for the worse. 

In Chile’s fight against COVID-19, a lot has gone right: from a public health system bolstered by decades of investment, to early negotiations that helped make Chile a world leader on vaccinations.