Strong government response needed in COVID battle

The international forum “Global Perspectives on COVID-19,” co-sponsored by Harvard Medical School, cited the importance of strong, coordinated government response as a key to stopping the novel coronavirus’ spread.

Clea Simon • harvard
Oct. 7, 2020 ~6 min

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Air conditioning may be factor in COVID-19 spread in the South

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.

Alvin Powell • harvard
June 29, 2020 ~7 min

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Harvard scientists work to find coronavirus treatment

As the pandemic intensifies, Harvard scientists work to find a treatment.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
March 30, 2020 ~14 min

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