Mary Brophy Marcus

Mary Brophy Marcus is the deputy managing editor of Think Global Health. She is a health journalist who specializes in medicine, health policy, and global health. She has been a health reporter and editor for CBS News, USA Today, and U.S. News & World Report.

Governance

Tremendous Progress in U.S. Children Born With HIV Shadows Work Needed Globally

An interview with global pediatric HIV/AIDS physician Heather Haq

Governance

A "Radical Plan" to Produce Vaccines Locally

Science reporter Amy Maxmen discusses "the hub" and the making of her new podcast for Big Picture Science

Governance

What to Expect This Winter

Our questions about the "tripledemic"—COVID-19, flu, and RSV—are answered by public health expert Ali H. Mokdad

Governance

Three Years In

As India approaches the third anniversary of COVID, Ramanan Laxminarayan takes the temperature of the country's health

Governance

Beating the Bidi Habit In India

An interview with Vandana Shah explores tobacco use and policy in India

Poverty

Ebola in Uganda

An interview with emergency physician and Ebola survivor Craig Spencer

Environment

Puerto Rico—Still Waiting for Power After Hurricane Fiona

A fragile health system, vulnerable elderly, and food insecurity worry University of Puerto Rico's Carmen Vélez Vega

Governance

Is It the End of COVID-19 as We Know it?

IHME Director Christopher Murray weighs in on the state of the pandemic, the new omicron vaccine, and flu season

Poverty

Seventeen Years Later, HBO Film "Katrina Babies" Asks Child Hurricane Survivors How They Feel

"In America, especially during disaster, Black children are not even a thought"

Aging

The Disturbing Details Behind a Dip in U.S. Life Expectancy 

A deep drop among American Indian and Alaska Native peoples is linked to policy failures that predate the pandemic

Governance

Omicron BA.5: What to Know About COVID-19's Latest, More Contagious Variant

Public health expert Ali H. Mokdad answers our COVID questions this week 

Food

Seeds: An Unlikely Casualty of the War in Ukraine

How history—and future crops—were lost when Russia attacked a scientific warehouse for valuable plants and seeds