“What makes me most uncomfortable and concerned is that the loss of this much life was preventable.”
Sure, not everyone is great in an emergency. But here’s how not to be a total Carrie. Caution, spoilers ahead, although everyone is talking about this right now, TBH.
Trump appointee Michael Caputo warned government employees last year not to speak with the media, records obtained by BuzzFeed News revealed.
Many researchers dream of one day working at the Smithsonian’s facility in Panama. But 16 women scientists told BuzzFeed News that their experiences there were nightmares ruled by prominent men who exploited their powers.
Vaccine hoarding by rich countries is a big problem. And it’s not the only obstacle to getting shots into arms across the African continent.
The Government Asked Us Not To Release Records From The CDC’s First Failed COVID Test. Here They Are.
Federal investigation records obtained by BuzzFeed News show how one of the most pivotal mistakes of the pandemic fell on an overburdened CDC lab with only three full-time employees.
“The data suggests this is a more transmissible virus with significant degrees of immune escape, that is going to render the vaccines less effective,” said one expert.
The Omicron variant is creating — again — a lot of pandemic uncertainty. Here are some expert tips on how to cope with anxiety.
The Biden administration instituted new rules for boosters, COVID tests, and travel after the first Omicron case in the US was identified.
"The individual, who was fully vaccinated and had mild symptoms that are improving, is self-quarantining and has been since testing positive," according to the CDC.
Don’t panic. But be cautious. We’ll know more in a couple of weeks.
“We have shouted it out for years, but no one is really paying attention," one expert said.
Here’s how COVID pills from Merck and Pfizer work, and how and when you might be able to take them once they become available.
“The question is: When will it end?” one expert asked.
“We’re Extremely Disappointed”: Climate Negotiations Ended With A Deal That Some Nations Say Is Not Enough
“We were told that COP26 was the last best chance to keep 1.5 C alive, but it’s been placed on life support," said an activist.
The declines were most prominent for white people, women, and middle-aged adults.
"By 2030 in the United States, we won’t have coal,” US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry claimed this week.
NIH officials backed away from publicizing promising federally funded research involving human fetal tissue cells during the Trump administration, calling one study “a political landmine.”
Failing to act on climate change, climate experts warn, will cost even more money. So we tried to calculate just how much.
A look at the protests happening worldwide during COP26.
Where our planet stands today, how we got to this point, and what we must do to avoid disaster.
Atlantic City Wants To Close Its Needle Exchange And Here’s Why Opponents Say That’s A Terrible Idea
“Anyone who thinks people will just stop using if they close the exchange is crazy,” said one needle exchange client. “That’s not how it works.”
Where does all the trash go after you take it to the dumpster? The reality depicted in the images here showcase the current state of waste management, and how the items we discard are piling up all over the world.
"If the projections are right, then we're already committed to a heartbreaking amount of loss, like a truly devastating amount of loss."
World leaders gathered at an international climate summit in Glasgow on Monday to discuss how to avert climate catastrophe.
Our current coastlines gone. Bangkok underwater. Massive declines in the fish population. More droughts, downpours, and heat waves.
Democrats questioned Big Oil executives about their role in spreading misinformation about climate change and their role in hindering climate change legislation.
Record-setting rainfall thankfully dented California’s severe drought. But extremes of wet and dry are expected to intensify, with destructive consequences.
Under the first-ever federally declared water cuts, Arizona will lose 20% of its supply from the Colorado River in 2022.
The dose for younger children is one-third the size for adults and is more than 90% effective at preventing symptomatic infections.