A nation’s president getting a COVID-19 vaccine is no longer news, but it is in Tanzania.
Early in the pandemic, there were dire predictions about a tidal wave of COVID cases hitting sub-Saharan African, overwhelming already struggling health systems. For much of the pandemic, those terrifying predictions didn’t materialize, perplexing researchers. But a year…
Washington has backpedaled its relaxed mask guidance, and is poised to announce a vaccine mandate for federal employees and contractors today,
Stop thinking of COVID-19 vaccination as fail/not fail, advises The Atlantic’s Katherine J. Wu, and start thinking of a castle. Using an elaborate, telling analogy of a castle’s protections, Wu explains how the body’s vaccine-fortified defenses work.
In Indonesia—the new epicenter of the pandemic—children are making up a ballooning share of COVID-19 cases and deaths, challenging the notion that the coronavirus poses little risk to kids. With ICUs already packed with adults, pediatricians are shattered by the sub-par…
Pfizer and BioNTech have inked a letter of intent with South African biopharma company Biovac for it to ultimately "fill and finish" 100 million+ doses of the effective mRNA vaccine for Africa,
The US is entering a “pandemic of the unvaccinated,” as demand for jabs slows and the Delta variant whips through unprotected populations, CDC chief Rochelle Walensky warned Friday.
While the US is struggling to persuade holdouts to get vaccinated, much of the rest of the world is desperate for vaccines.
COVID-19 moving at its fastest pace yet across Africa as cases have risen for 8 straight weeks and deaths rose 43% in the week ending July 11, from 4,384 to 6,273,
News that a malaria vaccine was shown to be more than 75% effective in preventing the dead