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Deadly Parallels

Health disparities in the COVID-19 pandemic mirror those in the lethal 1918 flu.

A coronavirus Q&A with immunologist Sarah Fortune

Numerous topics about COVID-19—such as how COVID-19 deaths compare to influenza deaths, or how likely it is to get COVID-19 from airborne transmission—were discussed in a May 1, 2020 C-SPAN interview featuring Sarah Fortune, John LaPorte Given Professor…

Keeping perspective on the coronavirus outbreak

News about the coronavirus that recently spread from Wuhan, China, has increasingly made headlines and filled news segments, yet epidemiologists and infectious disease experts are cautioning the public against panicking. “We don’t have evidence yet to suggest this…

When to get a flu vaccine? Later may be better.

It’s “probably best” for people to wait to later in the flu season to get a flu shot, according to Marc Lipsitch, professor of epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Lipsitch, who was quoted in…