COVID vaccines happened in record time. Could the next be even more rapid?
A global pandemic treaty—a health plan on par with nuclear
and climate deals—is now in the works. Does it stand a chance?
Shirlene Obuobi—cartoonist and physician—shows how dark days sometimes call for a light touch.
Every nation has had its own experience of COVID-19. The stories of Denmark, a model of socialized care, and Rwanda, a bright spot among developing nations, both hold wider lessons for the world.
Satellite data can be used to assess the health impact of dust storms and the spread of mosquito-borne diseases. Additional applications could be on the horizon.
Are there echoes of the “cholera riots” in the age of COVID-19?
The crises of racism and COVID-19 overlap and reinforce one another. What steps can medicine take to make the pandemic response more just?
The role of law enforcement has never been so fiercely debated. So should health officials rethink how the rules of COVID-19 get enforced?
The pressure is on to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. The human risks in that process are already front and center.
When bad information spreads online, vulnerable groups often suffer the most. So how can you craft a public health message that people will hear?