After 200 million+ doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine have been injected into American arms, the FDA gave its

US children returning to what will be another fraught, pandemci school year were greeted by people protesting mask mandates—some of whom resorted to violence.  

Bottlenecks in some US hospitals hard-hit by COVID-19 aren't about a lack of space—but rather a shortage of nurses, their ranks depleted by early retirements and burnout fueled by the heavy toll of tending to pandemic patients.  

South Africa has been hammered by the Delta variant while waiting on tens of millions of ordered doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine—and meanwhile, shots “filled and finished” in-country are being exported to Europe,

“Soy, soy lo que dejaron Soy toda la sobra de lo que se robaron… Soy América Latina Un pueblo sin piernas, pero que camina”

Most childhood health programs focus on mitigating infectious or chronic diseases; very few focus on development of the babies that live.

Water covers 70% of the planet—yet 2 billion+ people can only access feces-contaminated water, risking severe illness with every sip.   Several emerging technologies are aiming to help solve the global water crisis.   The Israeli firm Watergen’s technology filters water…

Don’t be greedy. Think of others less fortunate. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gave an Ethics 101 lecture yesterday to wealthy countries eyeing COVID-19 booster shots for their citizens rather than sharing with poorer countries.

On the evening of August 4, 2020, a blast ripped through Beirut, killing at least 214 people—22 of them at St. George Hospital, one of the country’s oldest medical centers.   The trauma of that day still lingers for those who survived.

Major US companies are stepping up vaccine requirements in hopes of continuing business as the country faces its latest coronavirus surge,