In this interactive explainer, Luisa Salomón explores central concepts in the study of epidemics and explains how past epidemics like smallpox have ended.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
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.
The U.S. government's Operation Warp Speed plans to have 300 million doeses of a COVID-19 vaccine for the United States by January 2021. Scientists and participants in existing initiatives to develop a vaccine note myriad logistical and ethical concerns with the outlined plan.
The international alarm about the COVID-19 pandemic was sounded first not by a human, but by a computer.
Science interviewed David King, a chemist who has criticized the way scientific advice has been handled by the Conservative U.K. government during the coronavirus pandemic.
In Ecuador, hundreds of patients urgently need their treatments in order to have a decent quality of life and—in many cases—in order to survive.
Courtnesha Rogers is raising three preschoolers in the shadow of the pandemic.
Hundreds of cancer patients in Colombia are left without the radiopharmaceuticals needed for their treatments due to COVID-19’s impact on transportation.
The Navajo reservation has some of the highest rates of coronavirus in the country. If Navajos are susceptible to the virus' spread in part because they are so closely knit, that's also how many believe they will beat it.
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.