In a letter, Senators asked the Pentagon how the military is safeguarding troops and prisoners from an outbreak of COVID-19 given the base’s limited health care facilities.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
In 2003, Ethiopia experienced widespread famine, stunting the growth of many children. Roger Thurow tells the story of Hagirso, a young adult now attempting to overcome the effects of malnutrition from his youth.
University of Chicago Reporting Fellow alum Kiran Misra chronicles the fight to implement mail-in voting measures during the build-up to the presidential election.
As the number of COVID-19 victims rises in Brazil, messaging from the country's leaders and inadequate testing have led to denial and undercounting of COVID-19 deaths.
Refugees and asylum seekers in Malaysia say they’re facing an increasingly critical situation as arrests and xenophobia escalate during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus patients in remote areas of Brazil are waiting to take risky flights to get intensive care. When planes arrive to these regions, doctors and nurses on board must provide care in the air.
Scientists are learning more about “superspreading events,” gatherings where COVID-19 clusters are likely to occur.
In this interactive explainer, Luisa Salomón explores central concepts in the study of epidemics and explains how past epidemics like smallpox have ended.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, people living with HIV in Peru not only face risk of infection but also hunger and barriers to treatment. Transgender people and migrants have been hit the hardest.
Medill School of Journalism student Clare Proctor reports for The Texas Tribune on the reopening of Texas businesses amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
A demoted pandemic official expressed concern about the safety of an unproven coronavirus drug, according to a whistleblower complaint.
Ask Blew Kind when she knew the pandemic had hit her cafe, Franny Lou’s Porch in East Kensington, and she doesn’t hesitate: the second week of March, when sales went from more than $500 a week to just $88.
Targeting care to poor and developing communities reduces stigma and deters development of drug-resistant strains of TB. Can a new diagnostic test be the turning point in the fight against TB?
Ebola is on the wane in West Africa but pregnant women and newborn children remain vulnerable to its effects.
Journalist goes to cover military efforts in Liberia, finds hope instead.
Micah Fink hopes film inspires engagement on difficult conversation about homophobia, especially in Jamaica.
The Jamaica Gleaner article interviews filmmaker Micah Fink on documentary that gives voice to gay Jamaicans, exposes human rights abuses.
The World Channel airs 'The Abominable Crime' in Season 7 of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange.
The editorial board at Erie Times-News praised Pulitzer Center grantees Cheryl Hatch and Brian Castner for their reporting project in Liberia.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2014.
Journalists explore religion, LGBT rights and freedom of expression around the world.
"Rise of the Killer Virus" is a scientific detective story that crisscrosses the globe, finding clues that are rewriting the story of the global pandemic of HIV and revealing startling facts about its
In Vladimir Putin's Russia, and in occupied Ukraine, a rough road for LGBT activists and intravenous drug users.