As school officials worry about whether they can safely reopen their districts in the fall, Joseph Allen, a Harvard healthy buildings expert has an answer: yes.
June 25, 2020 • ~6 min
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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
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Harvard experts suggest using creativity and looking out for others as ways to get over our own loneliness as keeping socially distanced grinds on.
May 4, 2020 • ~8 min
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Social distancing could allow a level of infection that can be handled by the health care system, but would build enough immunity to strangle the epidemic.
March 27, 2020 • ~8 min
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An ongoing survey by researchers at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative is examining public attitudes toward the coronavirus pandemic.
March 23, 2020 • ~7 min
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Harvard epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch outlined several scenarios — most of them bad — for getting America back to work
March 20, 2020 • ~5 min
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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
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