All articles related to "vaccines":

Vaccinating in conflict zones

Hammering out temporary ceasefires in conflict zones will be necessary to vaccinate enough people against COVID-19 so that the pandemic can be brought to an end, according to humanitarian professionals.

A global health ‘conductor’ returns to Harvard Chan School

Muhammad Pate, a former Nigerian health minister, plans to explore trends that will shape the future of global health, and share his perspective as a practitioner September 1, 2021—When Muhammad Pate became head of Nigeria’s National Primary Health…

Why mandates are needed in the COVID-19 ‘playbook’

As the Delta variant propels COVID-19 infections across the U.S., Rebecca Weintraub says it’s important to make it easier for people to get vaccines, to answer questions from those who are hesitant about getting inoculated—and to have vaccine…

Vaccine push slows COVID deaths among Brazil’s elderly

Early efforts to vaccinate elderly people in Brazil against COVID-19 appear to be preventing deaths, according to new research. The study, co-authored by Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography and chair of the Department of Global Health and…

Atul Gawande nominated for senior USAID post

Public health expert, surgeon, and writer Atul Gawande has been nominated by President Joe Biden to lead global health development at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

The danger of the Delta variant

The Delta variant of the coronavirus has been spreading rapidly throughout the U.S. and worldwide. Epidemiologist William Hanage discusses the threat.

New method accurately reflects hotspots in epidemics

Monitoring epidemics is essential for understanding how well public health interventions are working and where to distribute extra resources  For immediate release: Thursday, June 3, 2021 Boston, MA – A new method to monitor epidemics like COVID-19 gives…