In central and South America, progress against tuberculosis is reversing for reasons not fully understood–-but it’s clear the scourge is increasingly concentrated in the region’s prisons.  Since 2000, TB has swelled in the population by 206%.

Days after declaring racism a “serious public health threat,” the CDC released a pair of studies quantifying COVID-19’s disproportionate toll on America’s communities of color,

Human challenge trials, which deliberately expose participants to pathogens to test potential treatments or vaccines, have seen participants inhale flu strains and be bitten by malaria-infected mosquitoes.  

A spike in COVID-19 cases in Iraq spurred the health ministry to warn of “dire consequences” if citizens continue to flout prevention measures, 

The growing spread of variants—like the more contagious B.1.1.7 variant first found in the UK that is now dominant in the US,

More than half of all global COVID-19 deaths reported over the last week were found in the Americas—reporting more than 1.3 million new cases and 37,000 deaths,

All eyes are on the fate of the AstraZeneca vaccine today, with EU drug regulators set to announce their findings about possible links between the jab and rare blood clots, 

6 months after a COVID-19 diagnosis, 1 in 3 patients are diagnosed with a neuropsychiatric condition, according to a large

Our immune response to SARS-CoV-2 centers on the virus’s spike protein. All 3 COVID vaccines authorized in the US are based on a modified version of spike called 2P. A new, more resilient version called HexaPro may be even better.  

Liberia is the first African country to introduce the new typhoid conjugate vaccine, folding it into routine immunizations for 9-month-olds, the