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…
WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus, in conversation with Harvard Chan School Dean Michelle Williams, outlined steps to combat the “confusion and incoherence” that has characterized the COVID-19 pandemic response.
What will the future of SARS-CoV-2 look like, and what should we as a community consider in our response to changing conditions? Harvard Chan School's Yonatan Grad offers thoughts in this Q&A.
Reduced deforestation, better management of wildlife trade and hunting, and better surveillance of zoonotic pathogens before they spill into human populations are all key strategies that could help prevent future pandemics, according to a new report.
For immediate release: February 2, 2022 Boston, MA – The SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant’s “milder” outcomes are likely due to more population immunity compared to earlier waves of the pandemic rather than the virus’s properties, according to a paper…
Children under age 5 who aren’t yet eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. can get substantial protection from the coronavirus if one or both of their parents is vaccinated, according to a new study.
Vaccines remain the best hope for protecting people around the globe from COVID-19 and for taming the pandemic, according to an opinion piece co-authored by two students and an alumnus from Harvard Chan School.
Several countries have authorized second booster shots of COVID-19 vaccine, but concerns have recently been raised about whether this is a useful approach.