Sports Teams Took Their Shots, But Fans Lag Behind

What NFL, WNBA, and other professional athletes and teams around the globe can teach us about COVID-19 vaccination

Omicron Right Now

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


Smoggy Cities

Ghostly images of some of the world's most polluted metropolises


Best Books of 2021

Our top fifteen favorite reads of the year


mRNA Therapeutics: The Technology That Saved the World

COVID-19 vaccines catapulted mRNA technology into the spotlight, and now it's used to cure previously untreated diseases


A Sensible Approach to Omicron

New estimates suggest omicron is just 3 percent as deadly as delta


R&D—More Than Sharing Vaccines

A complete change is needed in the approach to and funding of global preparedness


What the African Medicines Agency Needs Most to Succeed

The formation of the AMA is a milestone for drug safety and trust in Africa


10 Good Things That Happened in Global Health in 2021

There were milestones and moments to celebrate, despite the shadow of COVID-19


Pandemic Governance Negotiations and U.S. Foreign Policy

Ready or not, the future of pandemic governance will be determined next year


The Seismic Shift in Mental Health Care Since COVID-19

Isolation, job loss, and gender based violence contributed to the uptick in people living with anxiety and depression


The Summit for Democracy and U.S. Foreign Policy on Global Health

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, this week's summit underscores the need to rethink global health in foreign policy


The Global COVID-19 Contract Conundrum

The critical role of contracts in determining access to COVID-19 vaccines