Food obtained for free at school or work makes up an important part of the nutrition safety net for low-income households in the U.S., but much of it is of low nutritional quality.
School buildings are in desperate need of repair, particularly of their systems that manage indoor air quality, according to an opinion piece co-authored by Harvard Chan School’s Joseph Allen.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said it’s OK for kids to go trick-or-treating this Halloween—carefully.
The long and at times faltering fight against malaria hit a turning point this week when the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended a broad … Continue reading “WHO’s historic recommendation for malaria vaccine spurs hope”
A five-day course of medication that has shown promise treating COVID-19 is estimated to cost $17.74 to produce, but pharmaceutical firm Merck plans to … Continue reading “Price for experimental COVID-19 treatment raises concerns”
Planetary health experts from around the globe have issued a call to action charting a path forward to support a more equitable and resilient post-pandemic world.
Cloth masks are widely used in the U.S., but some experts say surgical masks could offer better protection against COVID-19.
There is broad support among Americans for letting the government negotiate prescription drug prices, according to a recent poll designed by Harvard T.H. Chan … Continue reading “Poll: Concerns about drug prices and pandemic preparedness top infrastructure worries among Americans”
Marcella Alsan, MPH ’05, PHD ’12, won a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship—known as a “genius grant”—for her work examining health inequities and solutions for reducing them.
Harvard Chan School experts offer comments and context about the coronavirus in a variety of media outlets.