Vaccines are not just tools for disease prevention, they’re also a means for countries to project soft power in lower-income countries,

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine secured approvals for widespread use by the

Generally, tuberculosis kills more men than women.  

COVID-19 cases may seem low in Burkina Faso, but the pandemic is soaking up precious emergency care resources,

Brazil, one of the hardest-hit nations throughout much of the pandemic, has clocked more than 10 million cases and over 250,000 deaths—a death toll second only to the US.

It’s time to fix the staggering global inequities in access to COVID-19 vaccines, writes Gavin Yamey in a

It’s not only sick patients who help researchers understand diseases.  In the 1990s, a rare genetic mutation in 1 man who seemed impervious to HIV proved key to creating antiretrovirals against the disease, opening up “a whole new realm of medical science.”  

Good news on reinfection front: US NIH researchers found that people with SARS-CoV-2 antibodies showed “substantial” immunity to the virus at least for a few months, 

Superspreader events have long been recognized as a key player in this pandemic.  

Behind each COVID-19 death is an unfathomable ordeal that is largely witnessed only by physicians and nurses.   The struggle for air is like breathing through a very narrow straw… indefinitely. Lungs feel “full of bees.”