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Finding community in Boston Vaccine Day

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,…

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…