Coronavirus

Students Delay Getting Covid-19 Booster Shots, Citing Inconvenience and Finals

Some Harvard students said they are holding out to get a Covid-19 booster shot until the conclusion of the fall semester, though public health experts recommend people get the shot as soon as possible.

Community Groups Promote Vaccine Awareness Among Cambridge Residents of Color

Cambridge has reported vaccination rates for residents of color that defy national trends: as of Nov. 18, 74 percent of Black residents and 59 percent of Latinx residents are fully vaccinated, while only 33 percent of Black people and 36 percent of Latinx people are fully vaccinated nationwide.


Open Letter Calls on Harvard to Test University-Affiliated Health Care Workers

More than 160 Harvard affiliates have signed onto an open letter asking the University to share Covid-19 testing kits with Harvard-affiliated health care workers for the remainder of winter break.


Harvard Will Require Covid Booster Shots with Omicron Variant 'Likely' Spreading on Campus

Grappling with its worst on-campus Covid-19 surge since the start of the pandemic, Harvard announced Thursday that it will require affiliates to receive Covid-19 booster shots during the spring semester.


Fauci Says Pandemic Still Far From Controlled in School of Public Health Address

Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the U.S. still remains far from controlling the Covid-19 pandemic in a virtual lecture at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on Friday afternoon.

Open Letter Calls on Harvard to Test University-Affiliated Health Care Workers

More than 160 Harvard affiliates have signed onto an open letter asking the University to share Covid-19 testing kits with Harvard-affiliated health care workers for the remainder of winter break.

Harvard Will Move Ahead with In-Person Spring Semester Despite Rising Covid Cases

Harvard will move forward with an in-person spring semester even as Covid-19 cases soar around the United States.

Harvard Closes Sporting Events to Public as Covid Cases Soar

Harvard announced Tuesday that home sporting events will be closed to the general public until Jan. 23 due to rapidly-rising Covid-19 case rates.

Harvard Will Move Operations Remote for First Three Weeks of January

Harvard will move to remote operations during the first three weeks of January, keeping most students and workers away from campus over winter break as Covid-19 cases rise.

Harvard Will Require Covid Booster Shots with Omicron Variant 'Likely' Spreading on Campus

Grappling with its worst on-campus Covid-19 surge since the start of the pandemic, Harvard announced Thursday that it will require affiliates to receive Covid-19 booster shots during the spring semester.

Harvard Campus Covid Cases Surge to Highest-Ever Rate as the Fall Semester Winds Down

Harvard's Covid-19 case count has surged to its highest point since the start of the pandemic over the last week, sending hundreds of affiliates into isolation while students begin to depart for winter break.

Fauci Says Pandemic Still Far From Controlled in School of Public Health Address

Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the U.S. still remains far from controlling the Covid-19 pandemic in a virtual lecture at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on Friday afternoon.