Pandemic
World food crisis World food crisis: causes, consequences and solutions

The war is exacerbating the food crisis, but to end it, the United States must first realize no military solution to the conflict in Ukraine will bring about the defeat of Russia it seeks

Health systems, pandemic response and social participation: lessons from Latin America

Latin America has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, following years of privatization and fragmentation of health systems, and low public investment in health

Pandemic vs endemic debate: A brief explanation

Immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath and NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha take a look at the debate around when the COVID-19 pandemic might turn endemic

Cuba vaccine solidarity Cuba shows an alternative to Big Pharma hegemony through global solidarity

Cuba puts people before profits – showing the world an alternative to the monopolistic practices of Big Pharma. It promotes a public health system, state-funded research and shows global solidarity through tech transfer and vaccine delivery to developing countries

US public school teachers fight for COVID safety

As the US breaks the global world record for daily COVID cases, teachers are demanding basic safety precautions

US health infrastructure once again unprepared for COVID-19 surge

In the nation with the highest number of COVID-19 deaths, people in the US are confronting a third wave of coronavirus cases as the Omicron variant surges through the country.

People infected with Delta Variant shed virus before symptoms appear

Symptoms appear 5.8 days after infection and 1.8 days after they first tested positive for viral RNA, shows study. The R0 value for Delta was 6.4, much higher than the original variant’s value of 2-4

COVID-19 in India: ‘Need to strengthen public health system’

Immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath analyses the current COVID-19 crisis in India with Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha.

Interview-Communist Party of Britain “We will resist the ruling-class offensive to make the working class pay the cost of the COVID-19 crisis”

Interview with Robert Griffiths, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Britain, on the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK

How China learned about SARS-CoV-2 in the weeks before the global pandemic

In the early weeks when the virus emerged in Wuhan, the Chinese government neither suppressed evidence nor did their warning systems fail.

In times of COVID-19, US escalates threats against Venezuela

The United States government under Donald Trump is continuing to increase pressure on Venezuela even during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 forces US foreign policy on backfoot

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at US-China and US-Russia relations during the pandemic and falling oil prices