As Southern Illinois University prepares to welcome thousands of students to campus in August amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the University Museum has had to put exhibitions and in-person programming on hold as they pivot their plans for the fall semester.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
The Basketball Tournament (TBT), which awarded a $1 million prize to the winner of this year’s 24-team competition, navigated through the pandemic thanks to planning help from a former Olympic swimmer–turned–public health expert.
On March 15, Rockford's Discovery Center closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. At first, Discovery Center announced it would close for two weeks. The shutdown lasted until July 8.
March was going to be a big month for the Children’s Hands-On Museum of Northwestern Illinois. Instead, on March 16, the museum was one of the 85,000 museums that closed worldwide because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Some museums remain closed for now, while others reopen with modifications.
Jose Montes has lived exactly half his life in the Mission District of San Francisco, arriving here at age 35 from El Salvador.
Say you are 11 years old, say your mom has tested positive for Covid and is pretty sick with the virus in your apartment, say your dad takes you and your brother and sister to get tested, and you all test positive. Though you have no symptoms, a few days later, you get appendicitis. That is what happened to SF Tenderloin resident Rodney Gongora.
As soon as the first COVID-19 vaccines get approved, a staggering global need will confront limited supplies.
The Latino Task Force’s new mobile testing site at 701 Alabama St. entered its second week with more than 200 people in line by 10:00 am, a sign that the 300 tests it managed to secure from the Department of Public Health is not enough.
Of the four jobs Milton has had since he arrived in San Francisco in 1983, his favorite by far is his current job at Trader Joe’s.
Once the venue for shows featuring everything from wrestling to rodeos, nowadays the Cow Palace in Daly City, California, hosts one of the largest food bank sites for the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. Some 1,200 to 1,500 residents line up every Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm.
Travel restrictions brought on by the pandemic have made it difficult for some Kenyans to obtain supplies and have greatly exacerbated transportation issues throughout the country.
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.
In interview with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maurice Tomlinson reflects on threats and discrimination associated with being gay within a homophobic culture.
We can now envision a post-AIDS world, but marginalized communities are still being left behind. In the global fight against AIDS, business as usual will not end the epidemic.
Pulitzer Center hosts event for DC interns on “Crafting and Communicating the Stories of Our Time." Meghan Dhaliwal and Steve Sapienza discuss how to develop a "journalistic mentality."
Inadequate medical care, substandard sanitation, and counterfeit drugs are just some of the reasons why malaria continues to claim millions of lives worldwide. Could chemoprevention be the answer?
Most of the obstacles facing the anti-polio campaign in Syria are not unique. Efforts in India and Nigeria have faced the same stumbling blocks: misinformation, social stigma, and religious backlash.