For immediate release: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Boston, MA – People who are vaccinated for SARS-CoV-2 but get breakthrough infections may be less likely to spread the virus because they shed it for a shorter period than unvaccinated…
Delta-like SARS-CoV-2 variants are most likely to increase pandemic severity, according to a new study.
The John B. Little Symposium focused on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and how to better apply them to the next major disease outbreak.
Harvard Chan School's Kizzmekia Corbett has been named a “Federal Employee of the Year” for conducting groundbreaking vaccine research while working at the National Institutes of Health.
Harvard Chan School's Asaf Bitton offered advice on choosing a COVID-19 vaccine booster.
The long and at times faltering fight against malaria hit a turning point this week when the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended a broad rollout of a vaccine that protects against Plasmodium falciparum, the deadliest malaria parasite globally…
Harvard Chan School's Jay Winsten offers a critique of recent communications about COVID-19 boosters, as well as advice on how health officials can improve their messaging.
She played a key role in developing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Now at the Harvard Chan School, she’s turning to the pathogens that may spark the next pandemic.
September 23, 2021—Keona Wynne wasn’t sure if people were going to show up. For months, she and a team of volunteers had worked in their spare time—weekends and nights, between work meetings and classes—to organize Boston Vaccine Day,…
In this Q&A, Eric Rubin discusses the FDA advisory panel vote on recommendations for COVID-19 boosters.