On 19 October, the Brazilian government organized a high-profile ceremony to announce what it billed as a new breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19. The one thing missing from the presentation? The evidence.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
This is a love story about the people struck down by coronavirus. It’s about those who take COVID-19 seriously, those who don’t, and how that divide breaks uncomfortably along racial lines.
Both the EU and the U.S. approved Gilead Sciences drug remdesivir for use against the coronavirus in October, but the decisions baffled scientists who have closely watched the clinical trials unfold—and who have many questions about remdesivir's worth.
Joe Balthazar was one of the first North Carolina residents to test positive for COVID-19. Wake Forest sophomore Gabby Balthazar reports on how her father dealt with unknowingly putting family and coworkers in the path of the virus.
Jamaica Ray braves COVID-19 and cops to make his art and music in St. Louis's 63106 zip code. This is the second chapter in Ray’s life as part of the 63106 Project.
Akiko Iwasaki has produced high-profile papers in which she redirects her expertise in the immune system to questions such as why men are more likely to fare poorly if infected with coronavirus.
Can this many people be sick? This is the beginning. This is the first night the ambulances wake me up, but it will not be the last.
For two months, I laid on my couch tortured by what I could’ve and should have done.
The pandemic reminded us all that not only are we stronger together, but that our fates are intertwined in this globally connected world like never before.
As a Latinx neighborhood faces the highest rates of COVID-19 in Chicago, a community health center provides a window to the health disparities within the city.
Social activities and a hospital were the biggest sources of COVID-19 in Costa Rica during the first few months of the pandemic, but such clusters were not the most common. How did the virus spread?
The transition to remote learning in Nigeria has raised calls for the restructuring of the country’s education system, as ed-tech companies and NGOs stepped in to help fill gaps in the sector.
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.
Pulitzer Center grantee Meera Senthilingam, in a report for CNN Health, notes that tuberculosis has long been known as a disease of poverty.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.
DC premiere of "The Abominable Crime" coincides with Pulitzer Center's first week-long film festival, showcasing feature-length films and shorts. Join us for one or several screenings.
Kirkus Reviews awards a star to our enhanced e-book for iPad, "Voices of Haiti." Get your copy today.
The best journalism takes time — time to report, time to write. We urge you to take time to read two examples of long-form magazine journalism of the highest order.
This April, explore the world's underreported issues through poetry.
The neighborhood of garishly opulent mansions is aptly known to locals as "Cocainebougou," or Cocaine Town. It stands as testament to the sudden collapse of Mali.
Boston University student fellow Jason Hayes discusses his experience reporting on the cholera epidemic in Haiti in summer 2012.
The Pulitzer Center’s innovative multi-media journalism iBook was recognized by Pictures of the Year International Awards as one of the best e-books of the year.
Documentary producer Micah Fink is running a Kickstarter campaign to raise $35,000 to finish a film on the stories of gay people in one of the most violently homophobic countries: Jamaica.
Due to the popularity of the initial broadcast, WLRN/Miami Herald re-broadcasts the Voices of Haiti interview with Kwame Dawes, originally featured on air in February 2012.