Some streets of La Victoria have become camps for displaced people seeking to return to their regions. The drama of Covid-19 forced migration continues and escalates hourly.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
The risk of meddling with the environment has been laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has brought the world to its knees.
With the Sept. 11 hearings delayed, prosecutors and defenders are looking for ways to let lawyers talk with the prisoners at Guantánamo Bay.
As COVID-19 spreads closer to endangered great apes in Africa and Asia, researchers and veterinarians are gearing up to protect the apes as well as local people.
Health professionals have little time to waste in responding to the coronavirus crisis, and child psychologists are no exception.
The research community is reacting with alarm and anger to the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH’s) abrupt and unusual termination of a grant supporting research in China on how coronaviruses—such as the one causing the current pandemic—move from bats to humans.
The NIH announced a $1.5 billion initiative to speed breakthroughs in diagnostic tests for the virus that causes COVID-19.
A Philadelphia teacher worries about her students as they face extraordinary challenges during COVID-19.
Christian Drosten is one of the world’s foremost experts on coronaviruses; his career has closely tracked their emergence as a global threat. Now, he is also a popular—if nerdy—hero.
Among the many surprises of the new coronavirus is one that seems to defy basic biology: infected patients with extraordinarily low blood-oxygen levels, or hypoxia, scrolling on their phones, chatting with doctors, and generally describing themselves as comfortable. Clinicians call them happy hypoxics.
Add the looming threat of a pandemic to a toxic stew of disadvantages in St. Louis communities.
German states may now be making decisions that will come back to haunt the country.
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.
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.