There are big gaps between urban and rural care for strokes in the US, new research shows. In remote areas, death rates are 21% higher than in cities.
June 26, 2020 • ~8 min
In the wake of COVID-19, researchers can become trusted figures of authority who can re-appropriate their networks, skills and knowledge to better the lives of vulnerable populations.
June 26, 2020 • ~10 min
A decision-making framework and wiki for students developed by MIT Project Manus and MIT Environment, Health and Safety enables safe making from home.
June 17, 2020 • ~9 min
Since the state's first coronavirus case surfaced, trained case investigators have traced the contacts of every person who tested positive. Here's what else South Carolina got right.
May 28, 2020 • ~9 min
Is your neighborhood raising your coronavirus risk? Redlining decades ago set communities up for greater danger
Neighborhood characteristics like pollution from busy roads, widespread public transit use and lack of community-based health care are putting certain communities at greater risk from COVID-19.
May 26, 2020 • ~11 min
The community networks that social platforms host go much deeper than the technology. They have enabled a shift in the way we communicate with each other – especially in a crisis.
May 12, 2020 • ~6 min
Survey from the Saxe Lab aims to measure the toll of social isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic.
April 21, 2020 • ~3 min
Rural America has special problems as it copes with the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 13, 2020 • ~7 min
The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) began production of personal protective equipment (PPE) on Sunday.
April 7, 2020 • ~5 min
With many schools closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, students are getting more learning via the internet. But not everyone has equal internet access.
March 27, 2020 • ~10 min