Despite worries that a new coronavirus variant may be able to evade vaccines just being distributed, a Harvard public health expert expressed confidence in the same technology that produced the vaccines in record time.
Jan. 22, 2021 • ~6 min
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A biology-based mathematical model indicates why COVID-19 outcomes vary widely and how therapy can be tailored to match the needs of specific patient groups.
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~6 min
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A new study has found that pregnant women with COVID-19 do not pass the virus to newborns, however, they may pass fewer-than-expected antibodies to newborns.
Dec. 22, 2020 • ~3 min
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Six months after reopening, Harvard’s labs report an unblemished safety record, important contributions to the state’s economy, and an array of scientific findings, albeit with the requisite frustration of operating during a pandemic.
Dec. 18, 2020 • ~7 min
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Seasonal changes in UV may alter the spread of COVID but not as much as social distancing.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
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Anthony Fauci predicted herd immunity by next fall and “normality” by 2021’s end, as long as enough people get vaccinated to bring the pandemic to an end.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~8 min
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COVID-19 has not only sickened and killed millions around the globe, it has wreaked havoc on existing programs to fight health ills that affect millions more. Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Dean Michelle Williams discusses with the Gazette an “action agenda” on global health for the incoming Biden administration.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~16 min
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Evidence of a post-Thanksgiving surge should be emerging this week, a Harvard epidemiologist said, advising people who gathered together to get tested or assume they’re infected.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~5 min
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The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies and Center for Geographic Analysis worked with Microsoft to create a live tracker that monitors the status of COVID cases, broken down by congressional district, to help officials develop testing and vaccine deployment strategies in their areas.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~4 min
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