With COVID now added to the annual mix of viruses that typically circulate every year, including influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and other respiratory viruses, “sick season” is likely to be worse—and longer—going forward.
With coronavirus levels in Boston-area wastewater increasing ahead of the holiday season, people should get the latest COVID-19 vaccine and use rapid antigen tests if they feel sick, according to experts.
Jacinda Ardern, former prime minister of New Zealand, spoke at a November 17 Harvard Chan School event about her leadership during public health crises, including gun violence and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Organizations should be thinking about how to monitor the air quality in their workspaces in real time, according to healthy buildings expert Joseph Allen.
New research from Harvard Chan School and UC San Francisco shows that the life expectancy of American women is now 5.8 years longer than that of American men—a trend researchers say is driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and…
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, “fundamental shifts” have taken place in how businesses, governments, scientific and medical communities, and the general public think about indoor air, according to Harvard Chan School’s Joe Allen.
Vaccinologist Kizzmekia Corbett-Helaire—who played a key role in developing the mRNA-based platform that enabled the creation of COVID-19 vaccines that have protected millions—answers questions about COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, as well as other vaccines.
To fill gaps in the Brazilian government’s COVID-19 response, the organization G10 Favelas implemented emergency actions to support residents, including mobilizing a cadre of volunteer “street presidents” to provide health and nutrition assistance.
Long COVID is not a new phenomenon, but rather another form of a previously known syndrome—and applying lessons learned from that syndrome could help with treatment, according to an op-ed in STAT co-authored by Harvard Chan School's Michelle…
Monitoring wastewater for signs of the influenza virus and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) could help public officials better respond to upcoming surges this fall and winter, according to Harvard Chan School's Bill Hanage.