Decades of discrimination in Fresno laid the groundwork for a housing crisis today.
Several new tests look for SARS-CoV-2 in saliva, and the new work finds a striking correlation between high virus levels and later hospitalization or death.
We learn about the global collaborations taking place and hear from the individuals working to avoid the next pandemic.
Scientists and experts talk about how human activity has caused disease in the past, and how we’re creating more opportunities every day for a spillover.
Leading scientists discuss the diseases they focus their time and effort on, and why they might cause the next pandemic.
After a discontinued first attempt, WHO heads back to China to continue its investigative mission to study the COVID-19 pandemic's origins.
The United Kingdom decided to allow up to 12 weeks between doses of two authorized vaccines, rather than the 3 or 4 weeks tested in trials.
Finally, a Black reporter was chosen for a clinical trial, which meant even more waiting.
While the world focuses on Covid-19, scientists are working hard to ensure it doesn't cause the next pandemic.
Two gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park test positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
When analyzed by stricter criteria than used earlier, the vaccine’s efficacy against all forms of COVID-19, including mild cases, dropped from about 78% to 50%.
Activamente is a community engagement journalistic project that examines how COVID-19 quarantines affect the mental health of young people.
Report Card explores how the pandemic has exacerbated and brought attention to issues of inequity in public education.
A lack of internet access threatens a region's Census count, level of education, and economic success in rural Pennsylvania—now more than ever in the COVID-19 era.
COVID-19 is leading to a rise in child marriages by families desperate for economic help in developing countries.
An exploration into the lives of migrant farmers in Florida fighting two invisible beasts; COVID-19 and severe weather. These migrant farmers are now working to save crops destroyed by Hurricane Eta.
On 3rd December 1984, Bhopal was devastated by a leak of poison gas. With 60 percent of survivors already suffering from respiratory illness, how are adult survivors being affected by COVID-19?
COVID-19 is testing the enduring resilience of Indigenous peoples. Tribal nations in the United States face unique challenges in accessing and distributing a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine.
This project will use data-driven storytelling to interpret the impact of interventions like masking and projections of the future spread of Covid-19.
Medill alum Elena Bruess documents the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on a predominantly Latinx community on the Southwest side of Chicago through the lens of a community health center.
After the COVID-19 pandemic hit, faith-based groups realized they were facing a double crisis: economic devastation and underlying changes in America’s religious landscape that were already chipping away at the faith community’s care for the needy.
Residents of southwest Louisiana are all too familiar with life-altering storms. Now, they must navigate hurricane recovery during a pandemic.
How did Germany reopen schools compared to the United States, and with cases ticking back up in Germany, will its early success and the United States’ troubled restart hold through the fall?
Shelters-in-place are a perfect storm for the most underreported crimes to spike and go undetected. Natasha Senjanovic examines COVID's consequences in one of America's deadliest states for women.
Centinela, a cross-border investigation into Latin America’s COVID-19 response, is an example of collaborative reporting that can combat the ‘infodemic’
In this webinar a journalist and global public health and nutrition experts discuss challenges and solutions to nutrition during the pandemic
The Pulitzer Center education team invites educators to watch this on-demand webinar for a presentation with Dr. Seema Yasmin on navigating reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Pulitzer Center invites students, their teachers, and parents/guardians to watch this webinar with BK Reader founder C. Zawadi Morris about her process developing The COVID-19 Writers Project.
C. Zawadi Morris, creator of the COVID-19 Writers Project, and contributor Eisa Nefertari Ulen discuss the importance of documenting history with personal narratives.
Grantees Fredrick Mugira and Ejiro Umukoro share their experiences covering pervasive environmental and social issues in Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Grantees Lydia Chávez and Molly Oleson explain how their Pulitzer Center-supported project utilized illustrations and community outreach to tell pandemic stories in San Francisco’s Mission District.
Former Pulitzer Center staffer and grantee Emily Baumgaertner discusses how the United States can learn from Sierra Leone’s example fighting an infectious disease.
Haines was recognized for her Pulitzer Center-supported project that chronicles the lives of women of color during the pandemic.
The project investigates the impact of the pandemic on homeless people across the country
Grantee Emily Fishbein discusses the challenges and strategies behind reporting on Myanmar remotely during the pandemic.
The Pulitzer Center announces our inaugural Fellows and projects for the Post-Graduate Reporting Fellowship Program for Columbia and Medill Journalism Schools.
Students analyze reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic and historical research on The Black Death in order to evaluate the purposes and biases of sources, compare and contrast pandemics from two time...
This lesson will explore the art of telling individual stories through different mediums while engaging with the reporting from The COVID-19 Writers Project (C19WP).
In this lesson, students will analyze the challenges facing communities in Kenya and Hong Kong in stopping COVID-19 and compare their responses to other places' around the world.
In this lesson, students will hear from a journalist who uses writing skills to describe under-reported place, and practice the same skills in original writing.
In this lesson, students will analyze how photojournalists tell under-reported stories using photography and apply tips for doing so themselves from Pulitzer Center-supported journalists.
Students explore news articles and instructional videos to evaluate how they can find and analyze under-reported stories in the news, and in their own communities
In this lesson, students will watch, analyze, and conduct further research based on a Pulitzer Center webinar where infectious disease journalist Jon Cohen speaks on the path to a COVID-19 vaccine.
In this lesson, students will analyze data showing that Black and brown people are over-represented in COVID-19 mortality statistics, investigate structural causes, and search for solutions.