School closures in the US last spring significantly decreased COVID-19 incidence and saved lives, 

Governors, researchers, and others have decried the abrupt change in US government COVID-19 data collection and sharing that’s injected confusion into an already-faltering national response.

In a win for abortion rights advocates, the US Supreme Court blocked a Louisiana law barring facilities from performing abortions unless they had admitting privileges at a nearby hospital—which many abortion clinics do not.   Critics say the law would have ultimately…

The Chinese government has sustained a draconian forced birth control campaign aimed at limiting Muslim minority populations—such as Uighurs—while encouraging members of the Han majority to have larger families, an AP investigation found.   Over the past 4 years, the…

Medical and public health experts are warning that President Trump’s decision to sever ties with the WHO will not only endanger the COVID-19 response but will roll back progress against other global health fights like polio, malaria, and vaccine delivery, CNN reports.

As the Trump administration cites the global pandemic to justify largely sealing the border, the US has ramped up deportations of vulnerable migrant children, sending them back to dire circumstances—in some cases without notifying their attorneys.  

A historic 73rd World Health Assembly is underway, amid a global high-stakes battle against the “worst pandemic in modern history, NPR Goats and Soda reports. The unprecedented gathering, for the first time ever taking place not in Geneva but via teleconference, gives…

Amid dire predictions for COVID-19’s toll in Africa, Ghana may serve as a model for curbing the virus with limited resources.   The West African nation ramped up testing early and commissioned a drone service to transport testing kits and samples.   Ghana also deployed “…

Yesterday: President Trump gave a White House Rose Garden press conference flanked by banners that proclaimed “America Leads the World in Testing.” Today: Anthony Fauci, a coronavirus taskforce member, will testify remotely before a Senate committee. (Testimony begins at…

COVideo19 ಎನ್ನುವುದು ಜಾನ್ಸ್ ಹಾಪ್ಕಿನ್ಸ್ ಬ್ಲೂಮ್‌ಬರ್ಗ್ ಸ್ಕೂಲ್ ಆಫ್ ಪಬ್ಲಿಕ್ ಹೆಲ್ತ್‌ನಲ್ಲಿ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳು ಮತ್ತು ಅಧ್ಯಾಪಕರ ನೇತೃತ್ವದಲ್ಲಿ COVID19 ಕುರಿತು ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ ಆಧಾರಿತ ಮಾಹಿತಿಯನ್ನು ಅನೇಕ ಭಾಷೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಸಾರ ಮಾಡುವ ಗುರಿಯನ್ನು ಹೊಂದಿದೆ. ಪ್ರಪಂಚದಾದ್ಯಂತ ಅನೇಕ ಜೀವಗಳನ್ನು ಕಳೆದುಕೊಂಡಿರುವ ಈ ಸಾಂಕ್ರಾಮಿಕ…