To the older generation of the Paiter Surui, the COVID-19 pandemic looks disturbingly familiar.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
Some study authors use serology data to call for easing lockdowns, but critics push back.
One of the many COVID-19 vaccines in development has protected an animal, rhesus macaques, from infection by the new coronavirus, scientists report.
Statistical models of infectious disease are vital for understanding where the COVID-19 pandemic is headed.
Long hours, high risk of infection, and crushing uncertainty about how the pandemic will progress have led to high anxiety among health care workers in Mexico.
Political support is building for regulators in the United States to embrace the controversial strategy of intentionally infecting volunteers with the virus that causes COVID-19 in order to test experimental vaccines.
The antimalarials used against COVID-19 can increase the risk of cardiac arrest. Doctors seek to minimize the danger.
The national government in Japan has been slow to push for widespread social distancing.
Sewage has the potential to serve as a cheap, noninvasive tool to warn against outbreaks.
The results from the first batch of COVID-19 related surveys have generated more controversy than clarity.
Scientists in Indonesia are exasperated at the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In studying the impact of the coronavirus, clinicians trace a ferocious rampage through the body, from brain to toes.
After dozens of vaccination workers were killed in Afghanistan, polio once again began to spread into the borderlands. The same strain is now re-surfacing in Syria.
To assist Liberia in containing Ebola, the US turned to its soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan from the most battle-hardened unit in the US Army. How does an infantry division fight a disease?
The current Ebola outbreak has been seen through the lens of terror and failure, but the untold stories of the epidemic hold heroism and hope.
Research during a disaster can seem frivolous when there aren’t enough resources to handle the immediate response. But in the Ebola outbreak it's become clear that data collection must happen now.
A scientific detective story that crisscrosses the globe, tracing the origins of HIV and its lessons for today.
Russia's government crackdown on the LGBT community is fueling an alarming increase in the AIDS epidemic in Russia. New infections increased by 10 percent in 2013.
Vietnam has less than 30 percent of the funding needed to fight tuberculosis. With only the most basic treatment programs, the country may soon be faced with the spread of a drug-resistant strain.
Jamaica is proud of its religious tradition, but how has the Jamaican church responded to the complex challenges of HIV/AIDS in a changing society?
Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death in South Africa. Drug resistance is now so strong that patients are sent home to die. However, new drugs are being made available through trials or NGOs.
Several African countries are preemptively treating children for malaria after trials found the measure drastically lowers deaths. Will on-the-ground results be as promising?
During two days in February, 170 million children will be vaccinated for polio in India. And in the last two years, none of them have seen polio. India moves on from polio and forays into mHealth.
The Russian Federation confronts two devastating epidemics: widespread heroin abuse and HIV/AIDS. It appears to be losing the battle against both.
Jon Cohen discussed his reporting on HIV/AIDS with University of Michigan students.
This week: the rise of zoonotic diseases, what really happened in the U.S. raid on Yemen, and Afghan's rule of law.
Multimedia journalist Carl Gierstorfer won Germany's Grimme award for his documentary, "We Want You to Live."
We Want You to Live - Liberia’s Fight Against Ebola is a documentary by Pulitzer Center grantee Carl Gierstorfer.
Pulitzer Center journalists Misha Friedman, Jon Cohen and Amy Maxmen spoke to 425 people about their work featured in the e-book "To End AIDS" at different events in the San Francisco area last week.
The Mercury News reported on a recent Pulitzer Center education team visit to Palo Alto High School.
Journalist Amy Maxmen receives prestigious science-writing prizes for reporting on Ebola and other diseases
Dara Mohammadi recognized for his reporting on Huntington's Disease and a new gene therapy that many sufferers may not be able to afford.
For the first time in six years, the UN has acknowledged responsibility for a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed thousands.
From discussing the role of journalism in ending the epidemic to focusing on women and HIV, Pulitzer Center-supported journalists present their reporting in panels, workshops and exhibitions.
"Signs of Identity" is recognized for Zalcman's "creative approach" to documenting the lives of those who survived Canada's Indian Residential Schools.
Recognition latest in awards for documentary examining homophobia in Jamaica.