Scientists are targeting triple-negative cancer, which disproportionately affects Black people.
By Candice Norwood, The 19th
In our news wrap Tuesday, U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisers recommended that the agency approve Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged 5 to 11. The Pentagon is warning that the Islamic State in Afghanistan could be able to strike…
In our news wrap Friday, at least 47 people were killed and 70 were wounded in Afghanistan when a suicide bomber attacked a Shiite mosque in the city of Kandahar, attorneys for Nikolas Cruz say he will plead guilty for…
An FDA advisory panel on Friday recommended a second booster dose for Johnson & Johnson's single-shot vaccine. Dr. Celine Gounder, an infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist at New York University's Grossman School of Medicine, and Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean…
By Associated Press
The Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made the pledge Saturday as he wrapped up a two-day visit to Hanoi. The visit comes amid a virus lockdown in Vietnam to contain a coronavirus surge.
By Associated Press
The U.S. sent 2.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan on Sunday, tripling an earlier pledge in a donation with both public health and geopolitical meaning.
By William Brangham
While the pandemic's toll is easing in the U.S., COVID-19 still has a deadly grip on many other countries. The estimated global death toll remains around 13,000 people a day, and the World Health Organization's new estimates are far higher.
By Chloe Jones, Joshua Barajas
Permission to hug your family. Freedom from fear. A chance to carry on the memories of those who were lost to the pandemic. We asked our audience what getting the vaccine meant to them. Many called it a harbinger of…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Claire Mufson
The national calls to action over racial justice have brought new awareness of past injustices in many parts of our society, including the fields of science and medicine. Yamiche Alcindor speaks to Dr. Aletha Maybank, the American Medical Association's chief…
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