Decreasing vehicle emissions since 2008 have reduced by thousands the number of deaths attributable to air pollution, yielding billions of dollars in benefits to society, according to a new study led by Harvard Chan School researchers.
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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Vanke School of Public Health, Tsinghua University, today announced the launch of a collaboration on educational and research initiatives.
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For immediate release: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Boston, MA – People who are vaccinated for SARS-CoV-2 but get breakthrough infections may be less likely … Continue reading “Breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 cases clear more quickly, less likely to spread infection over time”
Delta-like SARS-CoV-2 variants are most likely to increase pandemic severity, according to a new study.
Harvard Chan School and the Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine in Hangzhou, China, announce collaborative program in clinical research.
For immediate release: November 13, 2021 Large-scale study of more than 10,000 adults with accurate sodium measurements from individuals strengthens link between sodium intake … Continue reading “Reducing sodium and increasing potassium may lower risk of cardiovascular disease”
For immediate release: October 12, 2021 Boston, MA – According to a new NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health poll, … Continue reading “Poll: As the Delta variant continues, 38% of U.S. households report facing serious financial problems in the past few months, despite two-thirds receiving government assistance”
Exposure to low concentrations of air pollution, even at levels permitted under federal regulations, may be causing tens of thousands of early deaths each year among elderly people and other vulnerable groups in the U.S., according to a large national study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.