Screening programs at Boston-area universities helped show how quickly the Omicron variant of the coronavirus overtook the Delta variant in the fall of 2021, according to a new study.
Xihong Lin received the 2022 Marvin Zelen Leadership Award in Statistical Science in honor of her advances in statistical methods, particularly as applied to genetics and genomics, as well as her role as a leader and mentor in…
Scientists have developed a machine learning model that can predict which SARS-CoV-2 viral variants are likely to cause surges in COVID-19 cases.
Jean-Jacques Muyembe, a Congolese microbiologist who leads public health emergency responses in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), including for COVID-19, is one of Harvard University’s honorary degree recipients for 2022.
Sikhulile Moyo, the Botswana-based researcher who helped alert the world about the existence of the highly contagious Omicron variant of the coronavirus, has been named one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2022.
Experts have been urging people to take advantage of rapid COVID tests and have offered advice on how to use them most effectively.
Rapid antigen tests for diagnosing COVID-19 may be less effective for new coronavirus variants, particularly the delta variant, according to researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
With the approach of the third Mother’s Day since the pandemic started, experts are encouraging parents to prioritize self-care to combat the added parenting stressors caused by COVID-19, improve their physical and mental health, and help them show…
The first lab to identify the omicron COVID-19 variant, established by the government of Botswana and Harvard Chan School, is a model of a successful global health response, according to an opinion article.
Public health campaigns to reach individuals undecided about COVID-19 vaccination can model their strategies on successful messaging about tobacco, according to Harvard Chan School experts.