A key unanswered question in the coronavirus epidemic concerns why children seem to be getting fewer or less-serious infections from the new contagion.
Feb. 27, 2020 • ~13 min
Tags: children covid-19 coronavirus china epidemic pandemic health-medicine alvin-powell harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health marc-lipsitch center-for-communicable-disease-dynamics social-distancing
Boston-area researchers are collaborating as part of an international partnership working on a response to the new coronavirus.
Feb. 25, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus china basic-research harvard-medical-school health-medicine alvin-powell harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health massachusetts-general-hospital george-daley beth-israel-deaconess-medical-center bruce-walker virus vaccine dan-barouch david-knipe guangzhou-institute-of-respiratory-health mark-namchuk therapeutics
With nearly 78,000 cases and more than 2,300 deaths from the novel coronavirus, Harvard University scientists will join forces with colleagues from China to improve diagnostics, develop vaccines to prevent new infections, and antiviral therapies to treat existing ones.
Feb. 24, 2020 • ~5 min
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Harvard’s Marc Lipsitch said evidence indicates that the international cordon keeping coronavirus cases bottled up in China is a leaky one, and it’s likely that the relative handful of global cases reported so far are undercounted. If true, that will lead to widespread illness internationally, including in the U.S.
Feb. 11, 2020 • ~12 min
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As the number of coronavirus cases rapidly grows, the Gazette spoke with Professor of Epidemiology Marc Lipsitch, an expert in the spread of infectious disease and director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics.
Jan. 30, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: epidemiology coronavirus china basic-research health-medicine alvin-powell harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health marc-lipsitch sars
Researchers have analyzed technical and economic viability for China to move toward carbon-negative electric power generation and found that China can do so in an economically competitive way.
April 19, 2019 • ~7 min
Tags: science-technology sustainability china seas environments-sustainability carbon-neutral carbon-negative-electric-power-generation chris-p-nielsen economic-viability economy-and-environment environomental harvard-china-project-on-energy michael-mcelroy
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