Jean-Jacques Muyembe, a Congolese microbiologist who leads public health emergency responses in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), including for COVID-19, is one of Harvard University’s honorary degree recipients for 2022.
Public health campaigns to reach individuals undecided about COVID-19 vaccination can model their strategies on successful messaging about tobacco, according to Harvard Chan School experts.
Although on April 18th a judge tossed out the federal requirement for masking on airplanes and other forms of transportation, many experts recommend continuing to mask up while flying to protect against the coronavirus.
Shifting advice about the safety of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID vaccine in 2021 put hematologists in Australia “into a dizzying spin,” according to an article by Edward Cliff, MPH ’22.
Many essential health services—including cancer and tuberculosis screenings, HIV testing, maternal health services, and child vaccinations—declined during the COVID-19 pandemic in poor and rich countries alike around the globe, according to a new study co-authored by Harvard Chan…
To mark World TB Day, March 24, Harvard Chan School's Sarah Fortune, a TB expert, discusses the state of the disease worldwide, obstacles to fighting it, and the latest research.
A new road map for living with COVID, produced by some of the most prominent national experts on the disease, emphasizes boosting indoor air quality, helping people with long COVID, and broadening the nation’s focus to other respiratory…
Although vitamins are an important part of overall health, new research suggests that they don’t play a large role in protecting against COVID-19.
An editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine argues that local or regional vaccine production is necessary to even the playing field for low-income countries vying for COVID-19 vaccines.
At the Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health, Morehouse College of Medicine’s Valerie Montgomery Rice talked about her school’s efforts to address the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on poorer people and racial minorities—and what more can be…