The latest news stories from Science Magazine about the COVID-19 crisis. Reported with support from the Pulitzer Center.
A collection of reporting from Pulitzer Center grantees featuring international news stories published by media outlets from around the world, as well as reporting original to the Pulitzer Center website.
Two studies indicated that ivermectin reduced mortality rate by 80% in covid-19 patients, but Venezuelan doctor Carlos Chaccour was skeptical. He looked at the underlying database built by American company Surgisphere and found errors. This is the story of what happened next.
Increasing salinity from rising sea levels, storm surges, and declining river flow, threatens the livelihood of millions of paddy farmers in the Indian Sundarbans and other Asian deltas.
How can someone adequately protect their land, if on paper they don’t even exist? Disha Shetty and Tish Sanghera detail the challenges behind their Environment Undone reporting and how infrastructure projects in India manipulate data and coordinates.
While the months-long lockdown imposed by the government to check the spread of coronavirus lasted, activists and authorities in Nigeria reported an increase in gender-based violence as victims were forced to stay more closely with their abusers, and found it more difficult to seek help due to the restriction of movement.
Last week, the Rockford Art Museum opened its doors for the first time since the state mandated closing in March. A Facebook online fundraiser helped raise enough money to ensure anyone who wants to visit the museum this year can do so free of charge.
Mission District resident Kimberly's pandemic experience in San Francisco is told through a series of illustrations.
After two-and-a-half months of quarantine, Venezuelan authorities approved a plan to ease restrictions and resume activities in eight economic sectors, starting June 1st. However, Venezuela does not meet the public health criteria set by the World Health Organization to ease lockdown restrictions safely.
COVID-19 has highlighted the deep structural weaknesses of the Syrian economy and destroyed what was left from its capacity to resist to new pressures.
The Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford, Illinois, was forced to lay off 84 percent of its staff during the pandemic. The museum is now set to reopen this Friday, with a restricted schedule.
Filmmaker Tom Laffay, whose short film “Siona: Amazon’s Defender’s Under Threat” recently premiered on The New Yorker, gives a behind-the-scenes look at his long-term film project with the Siona people of Putumayo.
As San Francisco shut down in mid-March, dozens of community leaders realized undcoumented workers could be hit hard; their immigration status bars them from receiving federal aid like unemployment checks. Thus came the idea for UndocuFund SF, a nonprofit that provides economic relief for undocumented workers who live or work in the city.