Anthony Fauci, one of the government’s top authorities on the coronavirus pandemic, said that simple measures including wearing masks, avoiding bars, and spending time outdoors can tame the pandemic, but only if widely adopted.
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus health-medicine alvin-powell harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health michelle-williams larry-bacow anthony-fauci
Officials in states that appear to have COVID-19 under control should keep an eye on a slow rise in cases, and take the chance to enact modest measures before case numbers begin to rise rapidly again, a Harvard expert said.
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus health-medicine alvin-powell harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health harvard-global-health-institute ashish-jha school-opening
A new species of bacteria, one that makes its home on the relatively hot and dry surface of a solar panel, was discovered recently at the Arnold Arboretum, offering a lesson that nature’s reach extends even to the artificial.
Tags: science-technology biodiversity bacteria basic-research michael-dosmann william-friedman arnold-arboretum alvin-powell wyss-institute-for-biologically-inspired-engineering environmental new-species kathryn-richardson kristie-tanner real-colegio-complutense solar-panel sphingomonas-solaris
Vaccines that might protect against COVID-19 have entered phase 3 trials — the last step before regular approval in humans — in record time, but the virus has moved faster, experts say.
Tags: harvard-medical-school health-medicine alvin-powell george-daley vaccine dan-barouch moderna bisola-ojikutu lindsey-baden massachusetts-consortium-for-pathogen-readiness masscpr nicole-frahm
Harvard researchers, drawing on insights from tuberculosis research, say air conditioners may be a factor in COVID-19’s spread down South, and relatively inexpensive germicidal ultraviolet lights a weapon.
Tags: science-technology covid-19 coronavirus harvard-medical-school alvin-powell tb tuberculosis massachusetts-consortium-on-pathogen-readiness air-conditioning ultraviolet-light airborne-transmission edward-nardell
As school officials worry about whether they can safely reopen their districts in the fall, Joseph Allen, a Harvard healthy buildings expert has an answer: yes.
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus schools health-medicine alvin-powell harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health joseph-allen healthy-buildings-program social-distancing school-reopening
Cellphone mobility data shows that most Americans have put the coronavirus lockdown in the rearview mirror and are moving about at nearly the same rate as they were before the pandemic began, according to a Harvard epidemiologist who studies such data.
Tags: science-technology covid-19 pandemic alvin-powell harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health social-distancing reopening caroline-buckee mobility-data
Tracking mobility of individuals offers hints of whether a problem is rising or falling.
Tags: science-technology social-media covid-19 coronavirus harvard-medical-school alvin-powell harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health mobility caroline-buckee cellphone-data covid-19-mobility-data-network satchit-balsari
Harvard economist and former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers said we’re in greater danger of doing too little to fight COVID-19 than too much.
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus health-medicine alvin-powell harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health michelle-williams vaccine stimulus lawrence-summers therapeutic
Researchers deploying a smartphone app to 2.6 million users have determined that the loss of smell and taste are most predictive symptoms of COVID-19.
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus harvard-medical-school health-medicine alvin-powell massachusetts-general-hospital smartphone-app andrew-chan symptom
Page 1 of 10