Conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, piled on top of one of Africa’s worst COVID-19 outbreaks, is pushing humanitarian responders to their limit. The fighting has displaced nearly 1 million people, sending more than 45,000 to crowded camps in Sudan—where…

WHO advisors are meeting today to discuss deliberately infecting young, healthy volunteers with SARS-CoV-2 to hasten vaccine development—despite the promising vaccines already on the way.   Pros: Faster results than conventional vaccine field trials…

Early in its COVID-19 fight, China was dogged by testing shortages that made getting diagnosed akin to “winning the lottery”—though many tests delivered false negatives.   What was to blame? “Secrecy and cronyism” at the top disease control agency, AP reports.   Obscure…

COVID-19 has sidelined another global crisis that knows no borders: climate change. Except this one has no vaccine.  

As Western countries rush COVID-19 vaccines to their populations, Africa’s 1.3 billion people may be near the end of the line, 

The UK vaulted over the US today in the race to immunize citizens against COVID-19 after it became the first Western country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine under emergency authorization.

25. 42. None of the residents of Bronxwood, a New York assisted living facility, know how many of their fellow residents have died from the coronavirus.  Bronxwood representatives haven't said. They don't have to because it's not a medical facility, according to a must-…

How will people respond to COVID-19 measures?

Anticipation for a COVID-19 vaccine is mounting amid a flurry of good news, including the “absolutely remarkable” discovery that Moderna’s candidate was 100% protective against severe illness, 

Malaria deaths resulting from disruption of services will likely exceed the number of COVID-19 deaths in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the WHO’s