Better use of large-scale streams of digital data on population vulnerabilities, physical and medical infrastructure, human mobility, and environmental conditions is key to improving disaster preparedness and response, according to experts from Harvard Chan School.
Hammering out temporary ceasefires in conflict zones will be necessary to vaccinate enough people against COVID-19 so that the pandemic can be brought to an end, according to humanitarian professionals.
After COVID-19 is contained, the field of public health should reassess its existing priorities and proficiencies so that they are better aligned with the challenges of the 21st century, according to Caroline Buckee, associate professor of epidemiology at…
Experts from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health were featured in some of the top stories of 2020 in both Harvard Magazine and the Harvard Gazette.
Experts from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health are sounding the alarm over a coming surge in COVID-19 cases as colder weather sets in and makes it more likely that people will gather indoors, where transmission of…
Harvard Chan School scientists at the forefront of the pandemic response share their stories of stress, exhaustion, anger, grief, gratitude, and soul-searching.
Social distancing measures aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus could also help reduce flu transmission this fall, but it’s still important for people to get a flu shot, says an expert.
Unless Americans tamp down transmission of the coronavirus in the weeks before “indoor weather” arrives, new lockdowns are likely in store this winter, according to experts.
Three Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health experts recently weighed in on whether states should consider rolling back reopening.
If coronavirus infections surge in the wake of protests against police brutality and racism, it won’t necessarily mean that the protests are what’s causing the increase. That’s because the protests have been happening around the same time that…