The largest state relief program for undocumented immigrants has $500 debit cards reserved for approximately 3,000 San Francisco residents — but getting one of those cards is proving to be difficult.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
Grantee James Whitlow Delano was set to join a Chilean research expedition to Antarctica in early March, before COVID-19 forced the cancelation of the trip and Delano returned to Japan.
Like 85,000 other museums across the world, Tinker Swiss Cottage was closed for half of March, all of April and May.
A San Francisco business owner discusses how the novel coronavirus has affected him and his community.
Westchester Community College Reporting Fellow alum Amanda Michelle Gordon reports on the challenges students with disabilities and their parents face as they adjust to remote learning.
The epidemic was an opportunity for the Algerian authorities to isolate everything they deemed to be “germs," the proliferation of that which poses a threat to the repressive system.
Research has confirmed that coronavirus can spread through wastewater, which is a very dangerous indicator. The battle against the epidemic is more fragile in Iraq than elsewhere, since the country lacks the minimum required public health standards, such as clean, safe water.
The emergency service received 1,179 reports of deaths from possible COVID-19 patients in the first two months of the epidemic, a much larger figure than what the Ministry of Health officially reports.
Stranded in London during the pandemic-induced lockdown, film directors Frederick Bernas and Ana Gonzalez produced the "Covid Chronicles," a series of documentary shorts featuring a young doctor on the frontlines and a volunteer worker.
Since Malaysia imposed a Movement Control Order amid the COVID-19 pandemic, immigration raids following strict lockdown orders have affected refugees, asylum seekers, and migrant workers.
After picking up a client from the airport, Gabino developed COVID-19 symptoms. He visited two public health centers to get a diagnosis, but neither provided a PCR test. A couple of days later he got tested. Soon, he was gasping for air. This is his story.
Filmmaker Kalyanee Mam reflects on how her family has used food to heal and sustain themselves, from their time in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge regime to their current experiences with COVID-19.
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.
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 World Health Summit is accepting applications for its 2017 "Next Generation of Science Journalists" award, co-sponsored by the Pulitzer Center.
Two Pulitzer Center-supported projects nominated and seven grantees shortlisted for 2017 One World Media Awards for international journalism and media coverage of global issues.
Newsroom diversity in its many, often overlapping, forms was the subject of an intense panel discussion at the Pulitzer Center's Gender Lens Conference.
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.