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: health-medicine alex-wu centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention covid-19 data-visualization elderly hospitals illinois-state-department-of-public-health maps native-americans ngozi-ezike ritu-sadana sanjay-shetty stewart-health-care world-health-organization 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: health-medicine ashish-jha christina-pazzanese christopher-robichaud disinformation harvard-chan-school harvard-kennedy-school joan-donovan media misinformation shorenstein-center tara-setmayer united-nations vish-viswanath world-health-organization

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

Tags:  health-medicine  centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention  coronavirus  covid-19  harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health  harvard-university-health-services  massachusetts-department-of-public-health  michelle-williams  world-health-organization

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

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