Harvard Chan School experts offer comments and context about the coronavirus in a variety of media outlets.
In spite of strongly protective vaccines, some “breakthrough” COVID-19 infections are to be expected because no vaccine is 100% effective.
Lisa Robinson of the Center for Health Decision Science has been exploring the complexities involved in valuing deaths averted by COVID-19 policies.
Early efforts to vaccinate elderly people in Brazil against COVID-19 appear to be preventing deaths, according to new research. The study, co-authored by Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography and chair of the Department of Global Health and…
In Japan, more COVID-19 cases and deaths have occurred in prefectures with lower household incomes and a higher unemployment rate, among other socioeconomic factors.
Public health expert, surgeon, and writer Atul Gawande has been nominated by President Joe Biden to lead global health development at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
During 2020, amid the pandemic, civil unrest over social justice issues, and a contested election, more people bought guns—and most were women, according to recent news reports.
Long-term care facilities have struggled with staff shortages for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the burden and risks of such shortages, according to news reports. A July 6, 2021, CNN article examined the factors behind staff shortages,…
The Delta variant of the coronavirus has been spreading rapidly throughout the U.S. and worldwide. Epidemiologist William Hanage discusses the threat.
A new consortium is aimed at providing simple and practical guidelines on how to manage COVID-19 in rural or resource-poor areas in India.