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
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus pandemic health-medicine alvin-powell the-forum-at-harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health vaccine barry-bloom anti-vaxxers new-england-journal-of-medicine glen-nowak vaccine-skepticism walter-orenstein
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
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus pandemic health-medicine mount-auburn-hospital
The anger you’re seeing in the nation and your neighborhood — call it pandemic rage — is not in your imagination, according to a McLean hospital psychologist, who explains where it comes from and how to fight it.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~14 min
Tags: mental-health covid-19 coronavirus pandemic harvard-medical-school health-medicine alvin-powell mclean-hospital david-h-rosmarin anger domestic-violence violence
Seven researchers discuss the importance of COVID-19 research and pandemic preparedness, the value of teamwork, and the fragility of life.
July 17, 2020 • ~17 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus pandemic health-medicine broad-institute anna-greka benjamin-gewurz deb-hung marcia-goldberg michael-gillette pradeep-natarajan roby-bhattacharyya
Cellphone mobility data shows that most Americans have put the coronavirus lockdown in the rearview mirror and are moving about at nearly the same rate as they were before the pandemic began, according to a Harvard epidemiologist who studies such data.
June 24, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: science-technology covid-19 pandemic alvin-powell harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health social-distancing reopening caroline-buckee mobility-data
A new report published by the Brookings Institution estimates national health care spending for COVID-19 care and discusses its policy implications.
June 2, 2020 • ~3 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus pandemic harvard-medical-school health-medicine health-care matthew-fiedler zirui-song
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