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Dismantling systemic racism in academic public health

Linda Alexander of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health urged schools of public health to work on dismantling systemic racism in their own communities and in society in general at Harvard Chan School's Yerby Lecture.

The need to improve vaccine equity in Ethiopia

Diseases that are preventable by vaccines are prevalent in low- and middle-income countries. Researchers at Harvard Chan School and their colleagues found that the health costs of treating these diseases disproportionately fall on poor families, emphasizing the need…

Protecting against ‘forever chemicals’

The U.S. Environmental Protectional Agency has proposed strict new limits on six types of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. Public health experts are positive about the move but say that, ultimately, all types of these…

A new tool to improve COVID-19 vaccine access

Researchers at Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health innovation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Chan School, were part of a group that has built an easy-to-use, online tool to improve access to COVID-19 vaccines.

The potential fallout of ending the COVID-19 emergency

Ending the COVID-19 public health emergency, which the Biden administration plans to do in May 2023, could make it harder for some people—depending on their health insurance status—to access free vaccines and COVID-19 tests and treatments, according to…