News & Perspective

Jul 08, 2020

Jul 08, 2020

COVID-19 Scan for Jul 08, 2020

COVID-19 in nightclubbers
Delayed coronavirus response and death
COVID-19 and the brain

Jun 03, 2020

Jun 03, 2020

News Scan for Jun 03, 2020

Non-lockdown COVID-19 steps
Avian flu in India, Taiwan
CEPI chikungunya vaccine funding

Jun 04, 2020

Jun 04, 2020
Doctors in full PPE

Pandemic total passes 6.5 million fueled by multiple hot spots

Hot spots include Brazil, Mexico, Peru, India, and Iran, and global deaths are nearing 400,000.

May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020
White House Rose Garden

Trump says US will cut ties with World Health Organization

Trump's announcement draws strong condemnation from public health experts.

May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020
Sewing masks in Brazil

Global COVID-19 total tops 5.7 million, Brazil surge continues

Brazil's surge shows no sign of slowing, with more than 20,000 new cases.

May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020
Surgical masks and money

WHO creates foundation to boost funds as COVID-19 cases climb

Another study of hydroxychloroquine was paused to look for safety signals, with some nations banning its use.

May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020
Brazil researcher

Tough weeks ahead for South America's COVID-19 hot spots

Worries are also rising about the pandemic's impact on the healthcare of Latin Americans who have noncommunicable diseases, who make up 25% of the population.

May 25, 2020

May 25, 2020
Crowded boardwalk, Ocean City, Maryland

US throngs gather amid rising COVID-19 cases as drug trial paused

Also, hospitals in India and Chile are reaching their limits.

May 20, 2020

May 20, 2020
Distrubuting masks in Brazil

As COVID-19 cases near 5 million, WHO sees long road ahead

The head of PAHO says, "We are increasingly worried about the poor and other vulnerable groups."

Dec 26, 2019

Dec 26, 2019

News Scan for Dec 26, 2019

Global flu snapshot
H5N6 avian flu in Nigeria
Dengue vaccine screening
Non-medical vaccine exemptions


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