Nan Laird, Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of Public Health, Emerita, in Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Department of Biostatistics, was awarded the … Continue reading “Harvard Chan’s Nan Laird wins 2021 International Prize in Statistics”
As the COVID-19 pandemic eases, some people will return to pre-pandemic normalcy relatively quickly, but others may struggle, according to experts.
Companies, universities, and other large organizations and institutions that are conducting regular COVID-19 testing among their members should consider expanding their testing efforts to … Continue reading “Sharing COVID-19 testing resources could benefit companies, universities”
Homemade makeup products such as lip gloss are widely featured on TikTok videos, but just because they’re handmade doesn’t mean they’re safe, according to experts.
A group of public health experts including Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health doctoral student Keona Wynne are pushing for the creation of … Continue reading “Support for a national vaccine holiday grows”
Fine particulate pollution from fossil fuel combustion was responsible for one in five early deaths worldwide in 2018, with vulnerable groups at greatest risk.
In a Vanity Fair podcast, William Hanage discussed COVID-19 vaccines, variants, CDC guidelines, and what he’s learned during the pandemic.
For people of color, race-based stressors can take a heavy toll on health.
A New York Times simulation shows how proper ventilation and filtration in classrooms can make schools much safer from COVID-19 transmission. The visualization was created with input from healthy buildings expert Joseph Allen of Harvard Chan School.
Many African nations are extremely vulnerable to infectious disease outbreaks, including Ebola, Lassa fever, Zika, and West Nile virus. A March 17, 2021, Wired … Continue reading “Creating an early detection system for infectious diseases in Africa”