A group of 15 media outlets in 13 countries in Latin America are joining forces to collect information across borders and understand the region’s preparedness and response to the biggest global public health crisis in more than a century.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
As governments try to slow the spread of the coronavirus, India has launched one of the most draconian social experiments in human history
Scientists offer advice to help citizens avoid spreading or catching the coronavirus.
With South Africa in its third week of a COVID-19 lockdown that will last at least through April, scientists advising the government gave a preview of the next phase of the response.
To the older generation of an Indigenous Brazilian community, the COVID-19 pandemic looks familiar.
Field researchers are abandoning study sites because of travel restrictions and fears of catching or spreading the coronavirus.
The coronavirus pandemic will delay the collection of data from the 2020 U.S. census.
As they seek a path forward, governments around the world must triangulate the health of their citizens, the freedoms of their population, and economic constraints.
Mauro Ferrari's resignation from the ERC revealed a rift over the organization's approach to research on the coronavirus pandemic.
Scientists are using animal studies as they search for a solution to COVID-19.
Health experts criticize Trump's freeze on U.S. funding for WHO.
Despite setbacks, Hong Kong's and Singapore’s targeted strategies for fighting COVID-19 may yet succeed—and provide a model for other countries.
Seven photojournalists discuss the unparalleled ways they approach documenting stories of crisis during a FotoWeek DC panel at George Washington University.
Pulitzer Center grantees Andre Lambertson and Anna Badkhen were featured on the show Local Diversity to talk about their reporting from Haiti and Afghanistan on Women and Children in Crisis.
"LGBT Youth in Chicago," a documentary created by Chicago Public Schools students working with Free Spirit Media and in partnership with the Pulitzer Center has been chosen as an Official Student Selection of the 2011 Peace on Earth Film Festival.
By Baptist Press Staff
A Baptist Press article describing prison conditions in Haiti highlights Pulitzer Center reporting on Haiti's National Penitentiary by Antigone Barton and Steve Sapienza:
The men, by contrast, are imprisoned in Haiti's notorious National Penitentiary, a facility located just a few blocks from the country's National Palace in central Port-au-Prince that was known for squalid conditions before it was largely destroyed by the Jan. 12 quake.
"Hope for Haiti," reported by Steve Sapienza and Antigone Barton, will be featured in an event in Nashville for World AIDS Day, Dec. 1. The event will incorporate clips on HIV/AIDS from around the world, as well as live theatre, dance and musical performances.
Pulitzer Center's multimedia website on the human face of HIV/AIDS in Jamaica has won an Emmy for new approaches to news and documentary programming, in the arts, lifestyle and culture category, announced Sept 21, at the 30th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards at the Lincoln Center's Rose Theater in New York City.
HOPE is a multimedia performance based on poems by Kwame Dawes, poet in residence at the University of South Carolina and set to music by composer Kevin Simmonds. The work grew out of a Pulitzer Center commission to report on the impact of HIV/AIDS on Jamaica, the country where Kwame Dawes grew up. While in Jamaica Dawes wrote poems in response to the stories he heard.
This Saturday, December 1, is World AIDS Day, a moment each year for special focus on the epidemic. Two hours away from American shores people face this epidemic daily. The Dominican Republic and Haiti boast the highest rates in this hemisphere of the virus that leads to AIDS. And it is a story that has been overlooked in the American mainstream media.