The National Institutes of Health outlined the steps a small nonprofit research organization must take to reinstate an NIH grant related to bat coronavirus research in China.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
With workers sick and workforces depleted, two Mississippi poultry plants have permission to ratchet up processing line speeds to increase production during the pandemic—at the risk, union leaders say, of worker safety in one of the country’s most dangerous industries.
Boko Haram’s armed insurgency in northern Nigeria has greatly increased the number of disabled people in Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camps.
The pandemic has brought a perfect storm to homeless families across the nation. The shuttering of schools has deprived homeless students of not only the routine of daily learning, but also a place of shelter, food, and safety.
The prospect of a flu season during the coronavirus pandemic is chilling to health experts.
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 Nairobi deals with a water shortage amidst the pandemic, and water cartels illegally cut into pipes, how are slum dwellers accessing water that is so critical to fight the spread of infection?
"They treated us like an animal," a member of the Islamic missionary movement Tablighi Jamaat tells Pulitzer Center Justice Fellow Apoorva Mittal. Indian Muslims have faced a new wave of discrimination amidst the pandemic.
“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.
In the slums of Buenos Aires, government aid has been slow to materialize. Instead, community organizations are leading the fight.
Stephen Sapienza crafts simple but compelling narratives, chronicling the lives and plights of everyday people, from the cities of Bangladesh to the streets of Sierra Leone, writes Ameto Akpe.
Pulitzer Center grantee Kwame Dawes reflects on his work in the Caribbean and his journey as a poet and documentarian.
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.
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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.