Harvard Chan School’s Joseph Allen gives America an “F” on school reopening efforts, and says we’re in danger of losing thousands of virtual dropouts and wasting mild late summer/early autumn weather we could use to boost in-person learning.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~15 min
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A new Harvard course challenges students to use science to evaluate COVID-19 policies.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: science-technology covid-19 coronavirus pandemic evelyn-hu john-doyle charlotte-moses es20r hepa-filter michael-p-brenner science-and-engineering-for-managing-covid
Study represents the most comprehensive scientific survey to date about the interrelationship between COVID-19 and cancer.
Oct. 8, 2020 • ~11 min
Tags: cancer covid-19 coronavirus pandemic health-medicine dana-farber-cancer-institute
“Viral history” tool VirScan offers new insights into antibody response to SARS-CoV-2.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: science-technology covid-19 coronavirus pandemic harvard-medical-school brigham-and-womens-hospital sars-cov-2
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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BIDMC-led research team reports vaccine protection against severe COVID-19-related pneumonia and death.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus health-medicine beth-israel-deaconess-medical-center vaccine dan-barouch
Study findings support use of county-level cell phone location data as tool to estimate future trends of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug. 31, 2020 • ~4 min
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Mass General study shows the benefits of inhaled nitric oxide therapy for pregnant patients with severe and critical COVID-19.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~6 min
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A biomaterials-based infection vaccine strategy shows first promise in eliciting immunity against SARS-CoV-2 and could be applied broadly to stave off infectious disease.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~8 min
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The GenderSci Lab at Harvard finds that more men than women are dying of COVID-19.
Aug. 18, 2020 • ~6 min
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