COVID-19

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr. Francis Collins discusses how, for some, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has triggered a selfless need: to be a good neighbor to the most vulnerable among us and help them stay well, both mentally and physically, during this trying time....

The University of Wisconsin and other public universities have paused tens of thousands of research projects and turned our attention to the urgent work of stopping the coronavirus. In record time, we’ve put together public-private partnerships of scientists, engineers, public health experts, manufacturers and many others to address the pandemic. ...

A history of unfulfilled promises between the Navajo Nation and the U.S. government has helped fuel one of the highest coronavirus infection rates in the country among Navajo People. The Navajo Nation imposed extensive lockdown orders, but inadequate infrastructure and lack of access to basic needs like running water is intensifying the crisis....