In response to worrying trends regarding the impact of COVID19 on the Amazon region, the Amazon Rainforest Journalism Fund (RJF) and the Pulitzer Center are opening a new call for grant applications.
Pulitzer CenterThe Amazon RJF is launching a special call for proposals! Projects should be digital & collaborative, feature local voices, and shed light on the intersection of #COVID19, #deforestation & other critical issues in the Amazon.
As the number of COVID-19 victims rises in Brazil, messaging from the country's leaders and inadequate testing have led to denial and undercounting of COVID-19 deaths.
Pulitzer CenterAsked by a reporter about the surging number of deaths on April 20, President Jair Bolsonaro responded, “I’m not a gravedigger, OK?” For @AP, grantee @RenataBritoAP shows us Brazil's denial and undercounting of COVID-19 deaths in striking, sobering images.
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A demoted pandemic official expressed concern about the safety of an unproven coronavirus drug, according to a whistleblower complaint.
Pulitzer CenterA scorching whistleblower complaint filed by immunologist Rick Bright ended in him being removed in April as head of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority. So what did it say? For @ScienceMagazine, @sciencecohen & Charles Piller report.
Madagascar’s President Andry Rajoelina has expressed an interest in an unproven treatment.
Pulitzer CenterA key ingredient in an unverified COVID-19 cure could also drive resistance to malaria drugs. Despite this, several African presidents are promoting it and seeking it out. Grantee @lindanordling reports on the risk for @ScienceMagazine.
Nature senior reporter draws on her most recent work on the COVID-19 pandemic as well as her broader reporting on infectious disease outbreaks and the social, governmental and medical responses they garner.
Pulitzer CenterJoin us on Friday, May 1, 2020 at 01:00pm ET for the latest in our Talks @ Pulitzer Science & Health Series featuring science journalist & grantee @amymaxmen talking about her reporting on COVID-19 testing issues published in @NatureNews. Register for free
Pulitzer CenterJoin us on TODAY at 01:00 PM ET for the latest in our Talks @ Pulitzer Science & Health Series featuring science journalist & grantee @amymaxmen talking about her reporting on COVID-19 testing issues published in @NatureNews. Register for free
The emergency authorization of malaria drugs for use towards fighting coronavirus has received backlash from former FDA executives.
Pulitzer CenterThe push to use hydroxychloroquine—a malaria drug to treat COVID-19—on a mass scale in the United States came after a tweet from Trump. But is it actually an effective solution? Grantee @cpiller reports on the controversial idea for @ScienceMagazine.
Detailed studies of past epidemics show a repeating pattern: Infectious diseases more easily take hold in groups with pre-existing illnesses and who must live in crowded conditions. A similar trend is evident with COVID-19 devastating many minority...
Science magazine's senior correspondent shares his in-depth reporting, part of the Pulitzer Center-supported "The Science of COVID-19" project.
Pulitzer CenterJon Cohen is a science journalist and the man behind the Pulitzer Center-supported @ScienceMagazine reporting on the race to find a vaccine during the pandemic. Join us virtually on Thursday, April 16 at 2:00PM EST to hear him discuss his reporting!
The call for 2020 Miel fellows is now open. The deadline is April 10, 2020.
Pulitzer CenterAPPLY NOW! The Persephone Miel Fellowship, overseen by Pulitzer & launched in partnership with @Internews, benefits those with limited access to other fellowships and those whose work is not routinely disseminated internationally. Does that sound like you?