Most midwives in Tijuana, Mexico weren’t used to delivering high-risk pregnancies—but that changed when hospitals began rejecting pregnant mothers, citing COVID-19 restrictions. One midwife, as a result, saw her first newborn death after 35 years of practice.

Following yet another spate of mass shootings, President Joe Biden flexed his limited powers to act unilaterally Thursday, handing down 6 measures intended to curb gun violence in America.  

Did you know that the US supply of “brain tickler” nasopharyngeal swabs depends entirely on a company run by two feuding cousins in Maine?   US officials didn’t either until they were scrambling for swabs last March. Puritan is one of only 2 companies in the world who…

Vaccination may be a pass to certain activities—but what about actual vaccine passports?  

India has a starkly inequitable disease burden in rural and urban areas.

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.

China refused to share raw data with the WHO team probing the origins of Covid-19—defying “standard practice” for an outbreak investigation, investigator Dominic Dwyer told Reuters Saturday.   The team was denied access to hundreds of thousands of blood samples amid clues…

Across the US, the country with the most reported cases of COVID-19 in the world, an unfamiliar feeling is emerging: hope. Although catastrophic infection rates and death tolls continue, cautious optimism is growing as the country’s besieged health workers and others who…

After multiple delays and a 14-day quarantine, WHO investigators charged with uncovering the pandemic’s origins are finally set to begin work in China this week.   Families of Chinese COVID-19 victims want their story heard. They’re demanding accountability from a…

A year after the first COVID-19 case was reported in Wuhan, China, few countries have fully contained the disease. Those that have share few, if any, political similarities.