A new study shows a 33-year-old man who was treated for a mild case of COVID-19 in March harbored the virus again.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
The FDA issued an emergency use authorization for convalescent plasma to treat people with severe COVID-19. While President Donald Trump called the move a "historic breakthrough," others say the political noise is drowning out the science.
This multimedia project provides a panoramic view of the water difficulties during the spread of COVID-19, in the southern and northern extremes of Lima, Peru.
More than 200 homeless people are known to have died so far in the COVID-19 pandemic, yet they remain largely invisible victims. Across the U.S., communities have struggled to protect their homeless residents.
The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism developed a vulnerability index to understand which counties' homeless populations might struggle the most in the COVID-19 outbreak.
One out of 50 people are thought to have body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a mental health condition that causes preoccupation with perceived physical flaws. Medill Journalism School graduate Gwen Aviles reports on how the pandemic has worsened symptoms.
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.
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.
As plans are being made to turn Sri Lanka’s oldest leprosy hospital into a museum or a geriatric home, the few remaining patients are a living history of the stigma of the disease.
As Liberia grapples to care for thousands of Ebola survivors, scientists strive to understand post-Ebola syndrome.
An on-the-ground look at efforts in Africa and the United States to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Can an emergency plan to wipe out all malaria parasites in the Mekong work before multiple drug resistance spreads? No one knows.
In rural Uganda, lack of access to healthcare results in disability and death. What can be done?
What happens when we're told to "walk a mile in his shoes" but the child has no shoes? In Ghana this is an everyday reality making harmful diseases more prevalent.
A documentary by Carl Gierstorfer follows one community’s fight for survival against Ebola through the eyes of the Liberians on the front lines battling to bring the outbreak to an end.
Tijuana and San Diego, sister cities that have overlapping populations, have vastly different responses to HIV/AIDS, illustrating the stark challenges that still exist in many locales.
When Cambodia closed its brothels a successful government-run HIV prevention program collapsed, and a new health crisis emerged.
Papua New Guinea has the highest rate of tuberculosis in the Pacific, and the epidemic is being described as a national disaster.
The India-Pakistan border overflows with heroin. Journalist Michael Edison Hayden and photographer Sami Siva report from the afflicted communities to find out what, if anything, can be done about it.
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.
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.
The Pulitzer Center has partnered with university and college professors and teachers to design example lesson plans on journalism and public health.
Photojournalists win top prizes for their reporting from Canada to Kenya.