Businesses should consider further delaying office reopenings given the surge of the Delta variant of the coronavirus, both to protect public health and to improve employees’ psychological well-being, according to experts quoted in recent news reports.
Substantial investments are needed to reduce the likelihood of pathogens spilling from wildlife to humans and triggering the next pandemic, according to a new … Continue reading “Stopping ‘spillover’ events key to preventing future pandemics”
The COVID-19 pandemic has pulled back the curtain on longstanding health inequities.
Fresh berries are among the top sources of vitamins, minerals, and disease-fighting nutrients, and they can help reduce the risk of many age-related conditions, according to experts.
To achieve the World Health Organization’s goal of helping provide “the highest attainable standard of health” for individuals, it’s time to rethink the divisions … Continue reading “Perspective: The intersection of public health and clinical medicine is changing”
A Science magazine profile of healthy buildings expert Joseph Allen described his research on how indoor air quality affects human health and cognition, his work advising companies on ventilation and air filtration, and his efforts during the pandemic to clarify how COVID-19 spreads in indoor spaces and the best ways to prevent it from doing so.
No matter how old you are, there are strategies that you can start right now to improve your chances of preventing dementia, say experts.
As the Delta variant propels COVID-19 infections across the U.S., Rebecca Weintraub says it’s important to make it easier for people to get vaccines, to answer questions from those who are hesitant about getting inoculated—and to have vaccine mandates.
Michelle Williams, dean of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of … Continue reading “Dean Michelle Williams elected to Americares Board of Directors”
A selection of articles from July 2021 featuring Harvard Chan School experts discussing the coronavirus pandemic.