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It’s time to stop criminalizing HIV

It’s time to stop criminalizing HIV

Georgia law hasn’t caught up to science. For people living here with HIV, consensual sex can still lead to felony charges. An Atlanta writer shares his concerns and why it's time for change.
Covid-19 delta variant Georgia where is it

Where will the Covid-19 delta variant strike in Georgia? We need genomic surveillance to know.

The delta variant is spreading wildly in the U.S., but where this more transmissible version of the coronavirus is emerging in Georgia and how rapidly it is spreading here remains unclear due to a lag in genomic surveillance and gaps in sampling.
Atlanta through six decades: 1990s

60 years of covering Atlanta: The 1990s

A dig through our archives unearthed a cinematic rendering of Georgia just before the turn of the millennium, including our first review of bacchanalia, politics and the CDC, Wayne Williams, Richard Jewell, LaFace Records, Marla Maples, and more.
Epidemiology

Epidemiology is a science we tend to take for granted . . . until there’s a pandemic

Think of epidemiologists as doctors for the world, says Dr. James Buehler, a former epidemiology professor at Emory who worked at the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for two decades. “Physicians monitor an individual’s health and recommend ways to stay fit. Epidemiologists monitor the health of populations.”
Atlanta coronavirus COVID-19 updates news

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Saturday, July 25

The mask order drama continues, hospitals get anxious, and Mercedes-Benz Stadium announces early plans for fans. Here's what you need to know this week.
Atlanta coronavirus news updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Sunday, July 12

The city of Atlanta announces a mask order, the mayor announces a COVID-19 diagnosis, and schools plan for re-opening. Here's what you need to know this week.
Atlanta latest coronavirus news updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Friday, July 3

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Georgia, Governor Kemp urges people to wear masks, while Emory experts call for a mask mandate. Here's what you need to know this week.
Atlanta coronavirus COVID-19 updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Saturday, June 27

Cases are still climbing in Georgia, APS has announced in-person graduation dates, and Morehouse has canceled fall sports. Here's what you need to know this week.
Atlanta coronavirus update

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Saturday, June 6

On Friday, Delta announced it would halt service to several smaller airports. Here’s your Saturday morning update.
Atlanta coronavirus updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Thursday, June 4

On Wednesday, Fulton County commissioners rejected a plan that would to build new isolation units for inmates who test positive for COVID-19. Here’s your Thursday morning update.

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