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COVID-19 and Health Equity—A New Kind of “Herd Immunity”

David R. Williams recently co-authored “COVID-19 and Health Equity—A New Kind of “Herd Immunity” in the Journal of the American Medical Association. He writes that “COVID-19 is a magnifying glass that has highlighted the larger pandemic of racial/ethnic…

Measuring the resilience of nursing homes facing COVID-19

Why are nursing home populations so vulnerable, and what can be done to address these vulnerabilities for current and future COVID-19 waves? Mental and physical health Policy and protocol Infection and infection control Faculty Michael Barnett, Yonatan Grad…

U.S. County-Level Characteristics to Inform Equitable COVID-19 Response

How biological, demographic, and socioeconomic factors are likely to determine an individual's susceptibility to COVID-19. Infection and infection control Global impact and response Faculty Caroline Buckee, Satchit Balsari Summary The spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) across the…

Age as a COVID-19 Risk Factor

What role does age play in COVID-19 severity and mortality? Mental and physical health Infection and infection control Faculty Jin-Ah Park, Phyllis Kanki Summary To develop effective and safe therapeutic treatments for SARS-CoV-2 infection, understanding the pathogenesis of…

Implications of the Age Profile of the Novel Coronavirus

What role do children play in the transmission of SARS-CoV-2? Mental and physical health Infection and infection control Faculty Michael Mina, William Hanage, Summary The role of children in the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 remains unclear, and existing data…

Harvard Chan School’s response to equipment shortages

Mental and physical health Infection and infection control Global impact and response Summary Donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) In the early days of the pandemic, PPE was in critically short supply. Harvard Chan faculty responded in dramatic…