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.
In a Q&A, Yonatan Grad, Melvin J. and Geraldine L. Glimcher Associate Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, discusses what endemic COVID-19 will look like.
The impact of climate change on health is far-reaching, according to experts from Harvard Chan School. It can lead to higher levels of air pollution, more extreme weather events, the spread of infectious diseases, and greater risk of…
Precautions taken to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, including wearing masks and distancing, are likely the major reason for a steep decline of flu cases in the U.S., according to experts. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…
Health disparities in the COVID-19 pandemic mirror those in the lethal 1918 flu.
Get your flu shot this year. That’s the strong advice from health experts worried that a double whammy of the flu plus COVID-19 could lead to an overtaxed health care system.
Social distancing measures aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus could also help reduce flu transmission this fall, but it’s still important for people to get a flu shot, says an expert.
Fifteen health and legal experts called President Trump’s move to withdraw the U.S. from the World Health Organization “reckless,” in violation of U.S. law, and a threat to global health and security.