Good News About COVID-19

In the midst of COVID-19, there have always been people making a difference. These stories are a celebration of the the progress against the coronavirus, and the ways we can make a difference against COVID-19.

#WorldAIDSDay: How Gay Neighborhoods Used the Traumas of HIV to Help American Cities Fight COVID

Throughout the pandemic, local neighborhoods — especially gay neighborhoods — have played a critical and well-documented role providing the health and social services necessary for American communities and businesses to survive and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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7 Good News Stories About Small Businesses

Running a small business isn't easy. Our culture rewards big, winner-take-all businesses. But small businesses are valuable. By their nature, they have a focus deeper than just profit. These stories celebrate small businesses doing good — and the people who support them.
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After Delaying Her Mammogram, Amy Klobuchar Is Working To Ensure Other Women Don't Skip Theirs

The Minnesota senator was treated for breast cancer this year. She has bipartisan legislation that would encourage people to catch up on health screenings, which plummeted during the pandemic.
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Government and Nonprofit Actions Likely Kept Millions of Americans Out of Food Insecurity During the Pandemic

As the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated, the United States can, I believe, assure a “right to food” in the United States through government interventions, especially through expansions in benefits and SNAP eligibility.
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Cities Are Mobilizing to Equitably Expand Public Transit

During the pandemic, commuter trains ran nearly empty while buses shuttled essential workers. Now, cities are reevaluating where they spent their transit dollars.
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Researchers Used State Data To Find Out How Many Lives COVID Vaccines Have Saved. And It's Really Good News.

Clinical trials demonstrate how effective vaccines are individually, but the real world shows how effective they are at a population level.
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Head of UNAIDS: How COVID-19 Affects the Fight Against HIV/AIDS — and How to Combat Inequities

The COVID-19 pandemic has deepened global inequities. But there are actions we can take to change that.
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Want To Know About Vaccine Rollouts in Africa? Click on a Country Here and Find Out

As we seek vaccine equity around the world, this new tracking tool allows us to monitor our progress against COVID-19 in Africa.
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Good News: 17 Innovative and Life-Saving Medical Advancements from the Last Century

It’s easy to see that health care looks drastically different than it did just a few generations ago — and it’s for the betterment and wellbeing of our communities.
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This Innovative Fridge Will Make the COVID-19 Vaccine Accessible to All

Ice-chilled, powered by the sun, and cold for weeks without electricity, the future of refrigeration is here — and just in time.
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