Research published in Science may help explain why men are more likely than women to develop life-threatening COVID-19.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
Between the end of North Carolina's eviction moratorium and the start of the federal government's, landlords in the state filed evictions against more than 18,000 tenants.
Abigail Echo-Hawk has been working for years with Indigenous people across the U.S. to collect data about their communities. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has given Echo-Hawk’s work even more urgency.
Yumira and her husband planned to travel from Miami to Caracas in March. But they felt sick and couldn't fly. Yumira went to the hospital. She lost consciousness and her memory.
Brazil's high death toll—along with its good medical infrastructure, vaccination expertise, and experience running clinical trials—have made the country an ideal place to put experimental COVID-19 vaccines to the test.
"This time made me realize the people, my unconditional best friends, that I want to rush back to,” one sophomore tells fellow Wake Forest University student Madison Borsellino.
The World Health Organization announced its mechanism for allocating the COVID-19 vaccine as it becomes available, aiming “to end the acute phase of the pandemic by the end of 2021.”
Three months after retracting a high-profile COVID-19 paper, editors at The Lancet hope to assure the research community that they’ve learned their lesson.
The World Health Organization suggests frequent hand washing to help combat COVID-19. But this recommendation can be hard to implement in Nigeria, where over half of households do not have access to water on their premises.
An 18th birthday, the MCAT, a raucous third grade Zoom classroom, and job loss. These are just a few of her family's life experiences that Wake Forest University senior Marlee Rich chronicles during the pandemic.
Prodavinci found inequalities in the distribution of health centers designated to treat COVID-19. Rural areas were underserved and distance from treatment centers is associated with higher mortality.
The pharmaceutical company has announced encouraging results from a clinical trial focused on virus-fighting antibodies.
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.
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.