A public campaign to build trust may be needed if a successful vaccine candidate is to be taken by enough Americans to interrupt the COVID pandemic, a Harvard public health expert said.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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Rising nationalism and global inequity will be hurdles to the distribution of COVID vaccines, despite the comparatively “lightning” fast scientific response to the pandemic so far, a Harvard infectious disease expert said Thursday.
May 8, 2020 • ~8 min
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A rapid expansion of coronavirus testing is needed to understand the extent and nature of the epidemic’s track in the U.S., Harvard experts said.
March 3, 2020 • ~7 min
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Harvard public health and public safety experts recommended public education, elimination of nonmedical vaccination exemptions for schoolkids, and potentially more severe penalties as a way to get parents to comply with measles vaccination guidelines.
June 11, 2019 • ~24 min
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