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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…

Hard lessons in the midst of hope

COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out, but variants continue to spread and public health systems around the world remain strained. Experts from across the Harvard Chan School reflect on the pandemic and what it means for the future of…