Alumni fight COVID-19 battle on many fronts

The Gazette asked alumni who are engaged in the battle against the novel coronavirus to share their experiences and how their work has radically changed.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
May 12, 2020 ~17 min

Tags: covid-19 health-medicine elderly centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention world-health-organization alex-wu data-visualization hospitals illinois-state-department-of-public-health maps native-americans ngozi-ezike ritu-sadana sanjay-shetty stewart-health-care yijia-chen yujia-wang

Social media used to spread, create COVID-19 falsehoods

Analysts in public health, politics, and technology discuss the “pandemic” of COVID-19 misinformation being shared around the world.

Christina Pazzanese • harvard
May 8, 2020 ~10 min

Tags: media harvard-kennedy-school health-medicine world-health-organization ashish-jha christina-pazzanese christopher-robichaud disinformation harvard-chan-school joan-donovan misinformation shorenstein-center tara-setmayer united-nations vish-viswanath

Harvard Chan School students become volunteer workforce

Soon hundreds of students from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will begin assisting with phone calls and emails, and taking part in efforts to identify and reach out to anyone who may have come into contact with someone infected with the novel coronavirus.

Colleen Walsh • harvard
April 3, 2020 ~9 min

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Preventing the spread of coronavirus starts with basic hygiene

Health experts highlight basic hygiene measures to prevent infection spread of the new coronavirus that has affected more than 90,000 around the world.

Liz Mineo • harvard
March 5, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  basic-research  health-medicine  harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health  basic-hygiene-measures  cough  handwashing  mark-lipsitch  paul-biddinger  sneeze  world-health-organization

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