Launched in 2021, CAUSALab brings together 14 epidemiology faculty members across multiple universities to collaborate on applying causal inference methods to compare the effectiveness and safety of health and policy interventions in a broad range of areas.
When the lab of the Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership produced the first genetic sequence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in fall 2021, the world took notice. More recognition came last month when the lab was…
Harvard Chan School's Joseph Allen says that retrofitting old school buildings to better handle the realities of extreme heat and other climate change-related issues is "not that hard."
Because detecting infectious disease outbreaks early is key for preventing the next pandemic, researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health are building a genomics-based surveillance system in West Africa, a hot spot for emerging pathogens.
Because antibiotic resistance can threaten the success of treatments across a wide range of conditions, more work needs to be done to prevent it, according to Bill Hanage of Harvard Chan School.
The U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic was full of missteps—ones that experts say can inform preparations for future global health emergencies.
Lesser-studied members of the microbiome, including viruses and fungi, were the focus of the fifth annual symposium of the Harvard Chan Microbiome in Public Health Center, held May 15 at Harvard Medical School’s Joseph B. Martin Center.
Sydney Stanley, PhD ’23, researches infectious diseases with an eye toward improving the health of the world’s most vulnerable populations
New indoor ventilation targets from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as enhanced ventilation standards from an industry group, could help significantly reduce the spread of infectious diseases, according to Harvard Chan School’s Joseph Allen.
The wide-ranging health impacts of climate change, including food insecurity, migration, war, and the spread of infectious diseases—and practical solutions to address these problems—were the focus of a half-day symposium hosted by Harvard Chan School.