On July 27, the World Health Organization recommended that in order to reduce the risk of monkeypox, men who have sex with men should limit their number of sexual partners. Following the guidance will help individuals and communities…
Karl Lauterbach, Germany’s federal minister of health, discussed the G7 Pact for Pandemic Readiness at a Harvard Chan School seminar.
Bill Hanage discusses the current state of the monkeypox outbreak and efforts to control disease spread.
WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus, in conversation with Harvard Chan School Dean Michelle Williams, outlined steps to combat the “confusion and incoherence” that has characterized the COVID-19 pandemic response.
What will the future of SARS-CoV-2 look like, and what should we as a community consider in our response to changing conditions? Harvard Chan School's Yonatan Grad offers thoughts in this Q&A.
Workers and the general public in the U.S. aren’t getting timely access to respiratory protective devices—face coverings, medical masks, and respirators—to protect against hazards ranging from airborne infections such as SARS-CoV-2 to wildfire smoke to mold growing indoors…
Reduced deforestation, better management of wildlife trade and hunting, and better surveillance of zoonotic pathogens before they spill into human populations are all key strategies that could help prevent future pandemics, according to a new report.
For immediate release: February 2, 2022 Boston, MA – The SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant’s “milder” outcomes are likely due to more population immunity compared to earlier waves of the pandemic rather than the virus’s properties, according to a paper…
Delta-like SARS-CoV-2 variants are most likely to increase pandemic severity, according to a new study.
Rebecca Kahn, visiting scientist and former postdoctoral research fellow in the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, was named a 2021 STAT Wunderkind in mid-November.