The United Kingdom decided to allow up to 12 weeks between doses of two authorized vaccines, rather than the 3 or 4 weeks tested in trials.
Finally, a Black reporter was chosen for a clinical trial, which meant even more waiting.
While the world focuses on Covid-19, scientists are working hard to ensure it doesn't cause the next pandemic.
Two gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park test positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
When analyzed by stricter criteria than used earlier, the vaccine’s efficacy against all forms of COVID-19, including mild cases, dropped from about 78% to 50%.
Activamente is a community engagement journalistic project that examines how COVID-19 quarantines affect the mental health of young people.
After being stuck in Bogotá, authorities forced two women to stay in an isolation unit when they returned home to Venezuela.
Many South Florida farmers are still picking up the pieces after Tropical Storm Eta destroyed 80 percent of their crops.
As Abby lives in isolation in San Francisco's Mission District and does her learning online, she dreams of space and being an astronaut.
Brazil is inching closer to having an authorized COVID-19 vaccine called CoronaVac, created by the Chinese company Sinovac.
"This needs to be a science-driven response," said Luciana Borio, who is on President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team.
As the COVID-19 pandemic surges, fueled in some places by new, fast-spreading variants, officials and public health experts are debating strategies for stretching limited supplies of vaccines. And vaccinemakers have been caught in the middle.
Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI) investigated the ways COVID-19 affects Puerto Rican communities in the US.
In partnership with local media organizations across Illinois, this project elevates the stories of “Prairie State” museums and their inherent community and economic value as they face the COVID crisis.
With the economy in crisis because of the pandemic, survival is a day-to-day struggle for millions of undocumented Americans and Latinx immigrants living below the poverty line.
Italy, a country whose history is rife with pandemics and once the center of the novel coronavirus outbreak in Europe, offers harsh lessons in containment, testing, and economic salvation.
Coronavirus is the canary in the coal mine. Meet the diseases to come, the teams of scientists working to prevent them, and learn how our intrusions into the natural world will be the cause of it all.
Indonesia has seen a significant increase of medical waste during the pandemic. However not many hospitals have proper medical waste treatment. So how do they get rid of tons of waste?
"Walking on a Blade" exposes the invisible threats, the risks, and struggles of daily workers trying to survive amidst the outbreak of coronavirus in Iran.
As the world tries to contain COVID-19 pandemic, how are already-vulnerable and water-scarce communities in Nile River basin containing the disease while ensuring local economies do not collapse?
The project examines the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has on countries in the Middle East that were facing existential and often tragic realities, even before the virus imposed its own challenges.
In this two-part series, viewers are given an inside look at the heart-pounding race for a coronavirus vaccine, while a group of talented disease detectives unravel the secrets of this new disease.
The Los Angeles Times is profiling victims in California of the COVID-19 pandemic, both to memorialize them and better understand the virus.
African scientists, researchers, and data journalists come together to focus on the big picture of coronavirus in Africa, identifying the most vulnerable communities and analyzing the healthcare system.
This year's winners will investigate the intersection of exoneration projects with prison abolition theory and the effects of coronavirus on Islamophobia in India.
COVID-19 forced postponement of our 2020 Justice Conference. But we're keeping justice at the forefront of our reporting and our conversations—join us for an online Talks @ Pulitzer series: Focus on Justice.
How do you sustain coverage of a pandemic that has decimated news advertising and other funding sources? A panel discussion featuring MacArthur Foundation President John Palfrey.
Nature senior reporter delves into range of issues from coronavirus testing capabilities by locale to the role antibody tests will play in ending stay-at-home orders.
Second installment of Talks @ Pulitzer Science and Health Series explores interlinked coronavirus issues from intricacies of vaccine development to ideas for coordinated rather than competitive global response.
Jon Sawyer, executive director of the Pulitzer Center, sends a message regarding COVID-19.
First session in Science and Health Series considers challenges and shortcomings of journalists covering health crises while offering ideas on improving coverage especially in context of COVID-19.
Columbia is funding reporting and internships as its graduates confront the repercussions of COVID-19 for careers in journalism.
Jon Sawyer, executive director of the Pulitzer Center, comments on the media's coverage of panic buying amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Jon Sawyer on how the Pulitzer Center is adapting to the COVID-19 crisis.
New grant opportunity encourages journalist and newsroom collaborations in educating the public on ongoing global pandemic.