Patients who end up hospitalized with severe Covid are far likelier to die in Africa than other parts of the world,

Shattered by a pandemic that exposed a flawed and failing global health system, the world has a rare chance to remake both WHO and core global infrastructure for pandemic preparedness and response. Will it?

Vaccinated and unvaccinated Americans are dropping their masks as the CDC is taking hits for recent murky guidance. 

Already the epicenter of the pandemic, India’s COVID-19 response has now been intercepted by a cyclone,

Long working hours are increasingly deadly, according to the

COVID-19 researchers have focused heavily on adults—but evidence suggests children may also develop long COVID, even if they showed no symptoms while infected.  

Fully vaccinated Americans can essentially go maskless for most normal activities, including large indoor gatherings, according to 

The COVAX facility aimed to get ahead of glaring vaccine inequity by setting up the largest vaccine procurement in history.   But the effort has fallen far behind its targets, in part because of export controls imposed by India.

While India has captured the world’s focus, Latin America is emerging as a global hotspot for the pandemic.  

Just when the stakes couldn’t be higher, America’s trust in public health is faltering, a new