The Gates Foundation’s 5th annual Goalkeepers Report is out, and it zooms in on how the pandemic has derailed progress toward the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Released yesterday ahead of the UN General Assembly, which starts today, the report calls for ramped-up…

As the COVAX initiative was taking shape—signing on countries, securing financing, and pooling demand “to organize the most complex vaccine rollout in human history”—rich countries were already buying up most of the global supply of COVID-19 vaccines. The disconnect set…

The WHO and Germany unveiled a new pandemic intelligence hub in Berlin yesterday aimed at improving the comparison of data between countries between countries, The Guardian reports.   Chikwe Ihekweazu, the current director-general of the Nigeria CDC, will lead the hub,…

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

South Korea has reported its first 2 cases of the “Delta plus” COVID-19 variant—both had been fully vaccinated with the AstraZeneca jab, officials said Tuesday,

China is moving quickly on multiple fronts—using lockdowns and mass testing—to quash new COVID-19 outbreaks in the eastern part of the country,

New CDC data has put the lie to the notion that vaccinated people aren’t spreading the Delta variant,

Chilling new research about the transmissibility and severity of the Delta variant drove the CDC’s about-face decision on Wednesday that urged mask use indoors for everyone,

0: The number of goals achieved by an ambitious 5-year global strategy to stem the HIV/AIDS epidemic.   In 2015, UNAIDS, UNICEF, and WHO set targets for stemming the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2020. A July 21 final report on the campaign called “Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free…

A nation’s president getting a COVID-19 vaccine is no longer news, but it is in Tanzania.