An estimated 22% of people globally—1.7 billion—have at least one condition that puts them at a greater risk of developing severe COVID-19 if infected, according to a new study in The Lancet Global Health.

COVID-19 deaths in US prisons have shot up 73% since mid-May even as case numbers remain stagnant in the country overall, The New York Times reports.  What does that look like on the ground? At the Cummins Unit penitentiary in southeast Arkansas, a startling lack of COVID-…

Patients who don't have COVID-19 are being turned away from public hospitals in Nigeria after doctors acted on their threat to strike indefinitely over inadequate COVID-19 protections and salary disputes, Vanguard reports.  

Humans have a remarkable ability to snap back from traumatic events, but the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing the limits of human resilience—and researchers’ understanding of it.

કોવિડિઓ-૧૯ જ્હોન્સ હોપકિન્સ બ્લૂમબર્ગ સ્કૂલ ઓફ પબ્લિક હેલ્થ ખાતે વિદ્યાર્થીઓ અને ફેકલ્ટીની આગેવાની હેઠળની એક પહેલ છે જેનો હેતુ બહુવિધ ભાષાઓમાં કોવીડ-૧૯ વિશે વિજ્ઞાન-આધારિત માહિતી પ્રસારિત કરવાનો છે. અમે વિશ્વવ્યાપી કોવીડ-૧૯ મહામારી, જેના કારણે વિશ્વભમાં ઘણા લોકોએ જીવ…

As governors, mayors, and public health leaders joined recent mass protests across the US, some critics have cried foul—charging them with hypocrisy and political motivations for suddenly downplaying the importance of aggressive social distancing, The Washington Post…

A COVID-19 survivor in her 20s received a double lung transplant last week after being on a ventilator and heart-lung machine for nearly 2 months, AP reports.   The procedure is believed to be the first of its kind in the US.  

Could existing polio vaccines be used to fight coronavirus?   Researchers—including Robert Gallo, who helped discover HIV—are seeking funding to test their theory, making their case in Science this week.   They argue that live attenuated vaccines can trigger “interferon and…

COVIDEO-19 bụ ebumnuche nke ụmụ akwụkwọ na ndị na-alụ ọlụ n’ime ngalaba nke Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health gbadoro ụkwụ na ịgbasa ozi sitere na sayensị gbasara COVID19 n'ọtụtụ asụsụ. Anyị chọrọ ime ka ọ dịrị gị na ndị ị hụrụ n'anya mfe, ka ịmụ otú ị ga-esi…

What does contact tracing look like?   After 20 years with the Salt Lake County Public Health Department in Utah, Debbie Sorenesen has some idea. So do the dozens of brand new contact tracers the state has recruited since the pandemic began—more than tripling its number of…