COVID-19 has revealed the extraordinary possibilities that can manifest when global scientific know-how is trained on a single topic.   The virus was fully sequenced in January and a Phase 3 vaccine clinical trial is finishing in the fall.

“It feels amazing.” That's how one shipping staffer described sending out the first US COVID-19 vaccines yesterday from cargo hubs in Tennessee and Kentucky.

The WHO stands accused of conspiring with Italy to remove a damning pandemic preparedness report published May 13—and pulled a day later—that was intended to prevent deaths after the virus’s devastating first wave, 

Pandemic pressures are weakening global health research and development, according to 

The US can expect to see roughly 3,000 COVID-19 deaths every day for the next 60 to 90 days, CDC Director Robert Redfield said yesterday, 

One of the biggest hurdles in COVID-19 vaccine distribution: getting people to take it. Consider Pakistan: 

Men with COVID-19 have nearly 3X the odds of needing intensive care and face a significantly higher risk of dying, according to a study 

UK health care workers face a 7X higher risk than than non-essential workers of becoming severely sick from COVID-19, according to a new

“It’s the best early birthday present I could wish for…”  

South Korea health minister announced a fresh line of attack against a threatening third wave of COVID-19, describing Seoul as a “war zone,”