From the times of ancient Rome to the late 19th century, malaria was a deadly infection that no one knew how to cure, until chloroquine was discovered. Trump, Bolsonaro, and Maduro have defended its use against COVID-19, but scientific studies indicate that it is not effective.
The DuSable Museum of African American History is just one of a raft of Black institutions on the brink of financial ruin at a time when its role in culture is more essential than ever.
Wildlife scientists are working to understand the impacts of what many are calling the “anthropause”—the dramatic slowdown in human activity caused by the pandemic. The pause has created unique natural experiments, allowing researchers to compare how animals behaved before, during, and after the pandemic.
As two East St. Louis residents began to rebuild the House of Miles, they faced some questions over their motivations for renovating what was a dilapidated property with little sign of Davis — who lived there from 1939 to 1944. However, with a $250,000 capital improvement grant from the state of Illinois, they hope to welcome the public to an artistic hub once the threat of the coronavirus subsides.
“Drive-up testing won’t work if people don’t have a car,” the founder of a community health center in Oakland, California, tells Amy Maxmen, senior reporter at Nature.
Tens of thousands of Venezuelan migrants returned from Colombia to their native homes during the COVID-19 lockdown. Luis Guillermo Franquiz, a Venezuelan writer, was one of them. He lived and worked in Bogota. For 16 days, he walked to reach the border and crossed it. Luis Guillermo wrote his story.
The pandemic has created deep economic and financial problems for Latin America, which faces a projected 5.3% contraction in gross domestic product this year. The resulting cuts are hitting science hard and threatening hard-won gains.
Scientists believe the illicit poaching of pangolins—a type of elusive, scaled anteater—has played a role in the global coronavirus pandemic.
Grantee and photographer Giles Duley spent time with London's Imperial College Healthcare in May to document their response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Russia claimed it has approved the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine, as the nation’s Ministry of Health issued a registration certificate for a vaccine candidate that has been tested in just 76 people.
U.S. deportations of migrants have exported COVID-19 to Guatemala and prompted fear, chaos, and a collapse of already fragile health services.
This Marshall Project / PBS FRONTLINE film follows an undocumented family’s struggle to survive homelessness, immigrant detention, and a rapidly spreading virus.
"We thought we were ready, and then we realized we had no idea," said Dr. Sabeena Qureshi. COVID-19 created the biggest U.K. healthcare crisis in living memory. This is the story of the teams at the frontline.
In this series from PBS Frontline and The Marshall Project, Emily Kassie and Ben C. Solomon follow the lives of the undocumented, the homeless, the detained, and the guards are fighting to survive in the virus’ epicenter.
As the coronavirus ravages marginalized communities, it's putting migrant farmworkers most in danger. Even as policies have shifted across the country, working and living conditions for them remains the same, making them one of the most vulnerable groups.
The Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting captures the stories of people and places hit hardest by the nation’s worst pandemic in a century.
Immigrant women from the Bajo Flores slum are at the lead of the resistance and fight against COVID-19 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Himalayan highlanders remain concerned despite the lack of reported cases of COVID-19.
Charlotte ranks dead last among larger cities in terms of upward mobility. This project looks at COVID-19's disproportionate impact on the city's Black population in several areas.
COVID-19 + the Trump Administration + an already broken asylum system = a total disaster.
Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI) investigated the ways COVID-19 affects Puerto Rican communities in the US.
In partnership with local media organizations across Illinois, this project elevates the stories of “Prairie State” museums and their inherent community and economic value as they face the COVID crisis.
With the economy in crisis because of the pandemic, survival is a day-to-day struggle for millions of undocumented Americans and Latinx immigrants living below the poverty line.
Italy, a country whose history is rife with pandemics and once the center of the novel coronavirus outbreak in Europe, offers harsh lessons in containment, testing, and economic salvation.
The Pulitzer Center announces our inaugural Fellows and projects for the Post-Graduate Reporting Fellowship Program for Columbia and Medill Journalism Schools.
The "Bringing Stories Home" reporting initiative continues to support and promote local newsrooms, strengthening community voices amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Journalists Maria Hinojosa, Anna-Catherine Brigida, and Maria Zamudio share individuals' stories and efforts to hold governments accountable through their reporting.
Journalist grantees Claire Napier Galofaro, Aisha Sultan, and Eric Adelson discuss their reporting projects about the pandemic's effect on marginalized communities.
Executive Editor Marina Walker discusses the Pulitzer Center's role in supporting freelance journalism during the coronavirus pandemic.
Mission Local's Pulitzer Center-supported project "How Do We Survive?" covers San Francisco's undocumented community, exploring the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on one of the area's most vulnerable groups.
This year's fellows will examine mental health as it interacts with class, gender, and culture in Pakistan, as well as the hidden emotional and psychological costs of protests in Hong Kong.
In this professional development conference, Chicago educators encountered global health reporting and strategies for connecting students to under-reported stories.
Prodavinci has used scientific analysis, narrative journalism and now, hand-drawn posters to report on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Venezuela.
The Eyewitness Photojournalism Grant is a series of reporting grants for freelance photojournalists, in partnership with Diversify Photo.
The cohort of 40 Fellows plans to cover underreported issues from more than 20 countries, despite the coronavirus pandemic.
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.