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.
Even though COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the U.S. have been increasing since July, the chances of getting infected are “still not hugely likely,” according to Bill Hanage of Harvard Chan School.
Belief in the safety of routine childhood vaccines rose over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, but opposition grew to any sort of requirement that children be vaccinated in order to attend public schools, according to a new…
Sydney Stanley, PhD ’23, researches infectious diseases with an eye toward improving the health of the world’s most vulnerable populations
Accompanying a childhood vaccination team in a remote part of Brazil spurred Cornelius Rau, SM ’23, toward the goal of improving child health on a large scale.
In U.S. territories in the Caribbean, cases of dengue are on the rise in children because of inequities in the effects of climate change and the accessibility of vaccines, according to experts.
Nursing homes in the U.S. that conducted more COVID-19 testing of their staff early in the pandemic experienced fewer COVID cases and deaths among residents, according to a study co-authored by Harvard Chan School’s Michael Barnett.
Linda Alexander of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health urged schools of public health to work on dismantling systemic racism in their own communities and in society in general at Harvard Chan School's Yerby Lecture.
Diseases that are preventable by vaccines are prevalent in low- and middle-income countries. Researchers at Harvard Chan School and their colleagues found that the health costs of treating these diseases disproportionately fall on poor families, emphasizing the need…
The U.S. Environmental Protectional Agency has proposed strict new limits on six types of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. Public health experts are positive about the move but say that, ultimately, all types of these…