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.
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.
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.
Experts at the 7th Cutter Symposium discussed how epidemics such as COVID-19 and the opioid crisis are shortening the human lifespan, and health policies that can help mitigate the problem.
Researchers at Harvard Chan School have developed a new, highly adaptable vaccine platform that could potentially be a powerful tool in the fight against viral pathogens including influenza, HIV, and SARS-CoV-2.
Developing life-saving vaccines, directing funding toward pandemic preparedness, building collaborations between public and private entities, and ensuring strict and efficient regulation will all be needed to prepare for future health emergencies, said Harvard Chan School's Kizzmekia Corbett at…
Amid surges in respiratory infections across the U.S., and the possibility of an uptick in COVID-19 rates, public health experts are offering advice on how people can make Thanksgiving gatherings as safe as possible.
For immediate release: September 7, 2022 Boston, MA – Psychological distress, including depression, anxiety, worry, perceived stress, and loneliness, before COVID-19 infection was associated with an increased risk of long COVID, according to researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan…
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.
An uptick in extreme heat and wildfires around the world, driven by climate change, is leading to more illness and more deaths, according to experts.