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The latest on the coronavirus

For the Harvard Chan community: Find the latest updates, guidance, useful information, and resources about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) here. In the wake of an outbreak of coronavirus that began in China in late December 2019, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public…

Is it OK to play frisbee during social distancing?

It’s safe to toss a frisbee back and forth during social distancing if you keep 10 to 12 feet away from your frisbee partner—but because COVID-19 could potentially be spread by the frisbee, make sure to wash your hands before touching your…

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Press Conference with Caroline Buckee, 03/25/20

Transcript You’re listening to a press conference from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health with Caroline Buckee, associate professor of epidemiology and associate director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics. This call was recorded at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time on…

Mobility data can be potent tool in fighting COVID-19

Location and mobility data collected through apps and smartphones can play an important role in measuring the impact of social distancing efforts and refining interventions to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a March 23, 2020 letter in Science signed by a dozen…

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Press Conference with Marc Lipsitch, 03/20/20

Transcript You’re listening to a press conference from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health featuring Marc Lipsitch, professor of epidemiology. This call was recorded at 11:30 am Eastern Time on Friday, March 20. MARC LIPSITCH: Good morning, everyone. Thank you…