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A Better Insect Repellent

Abraar Karan, MPH ’17, wants to launch a long-lasting repellent in countries suffering from malaria and other vector-borne diseases.

A tech-centric approach to reducing mosquito-borne diseases

Hyegi Chung, MPH ’18, and former Harvard Chan postdoc Evdoxia Kakani met with students to talk about their work at Verily—a subsidiary of Alphabet, the parent company of Google—on using a tech-centric approach to reduce mosquito-borne diseases.

Is publishing unvetted clinical research a good idea?

A new website has been launched that enables clinicians to share their research results before peer review, with the goal of speeding up scientific discovery. According to a June 6, 2019 article in Nature, some experts are concerned…

Q&A: Pandemic Unpreparedness

The world must better prepare for the next inevitable microbial threat, whether expanding drug resistance, a new strain of influenza, or another infection like AIDS, Ebola, Zika, or SARS.

Zika epidemic response flawed, reports find

During Latin America’s recent epidemic of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which peaked in early 2016, women’s sexual and reproductive rights were often ignored by governments throughout the region.

Zika virus in Brazil may be mutated strain

January 27, 2016 —The mosquito-borne Zika virus has been linked to a surge in cases of birth defects in Brazil, and is spreading in other countries in the southern hemisphere. Flaminia Catteruccia, associate professor of immunology and infectious…