Coronavirus

HMS Study Finds Mask-Wearing, Social Distancing Reduce Covid-19 Infections by 87% on College Campuses

Harvard Medical School researchers found that a combination of wearing masks and practicing social distancing can reduce student and faculty Covid-19 infections on college campuses by roughly 87 percent, according to a peer-reviewed study published last week.

Harvard Will Not Permit Athletes Living Off-Campus To Train On Campus in the Spring

Harvard announced Friday that it will not allow student-athletes living off campus to participate in athletics training on-campus next semester, marking the University’s latest effort to regulate life on campus during the coronavirus crisis.


What I Wish I Knew Before Living on Campus During a Pandemic

It’s undeniable that last semester was a roller coaster ride for most of us, but what semester of college isn’t? Except this time, we’re all wearing masks, sitting a few seats away from each other, and generally having the weirdest year possible. Check out our reflections on the ~unprecedented~ college experience!


Harvard to Continue Covid-19 Testing Program for Off-Campus Undergrads

Harvard will provide Covid-19 testing to enrolled undergraduates living off-campus in the greater Cambridge area during the spring semester, Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen announced in a Wednesday email.


Ivy League: Competition Will Not Take Place Without ‘Significant Changes' in Pandemic

As the United States enters the most dire stage of the coronavirus pandemic yet, the Ivy League told student-athletes and coaches in a Thursday email that it has yet to determine whether the spring sports season will occur.


Harvard Researchers Find Mothers Rarely Pass on the COVID-19 Virus or Antibodies to Newborns

Pregnant women infected with SARS-CoV-2 during their third trimester are unlikely to pass on the virus or protective antibodies to their newborn, according to two studies by Harvard Medical School researchers published last month.


Ten Stories That Shaped 2020

The past twelve months were a year like no other for Harvard and the world. Under the backdrop of a once-in-a-century pandemic, students took classes from all over the globe, while pushing for social change at the University and on the political stage. Here, The Crimson reviews ten stories that defined 2020 at Harvard.

What I Wish I Knew Before Living on Campus During a Pandemic

It’s undeniable that last semester was a roller coaster ride for most of us, but what semester of college isn’t? Except this time, we’re all wearing masks, sitting a few seats away from each other, and generally having the weirdest year possible. Check out our reflections on the ~unprecedented~ college experience!

Harvard Prepares to Expand Covid-19 Vaccination Program to Higher-Risk Affiliates

Harvard is compiling lists of affiliates at increased risk of Covid-19 complications to prioritize for vaccination as it prepares to expand its in-house vaccination program.

Harvard to Continue Covid-19 Testing Program for Off-Campus Undergrads

Harvard will provide Covid-19 testing to enrolled undergraduates living off-campus in the greater Cambridge area during the spring semester, Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen announced in a Wednesday email.

Ivy League: Competition Will Not Take Place Without ‘Significant Changes' in Pandemic

As the United States enters the most dire stage of the coronavirus pandemic yet, the Ivy League told student-athletes and coaches in a Thursday email that it has yet to determine whether the spring sports season will occur.

Harvard Art Museums Likely to Remain Closed Through Spring Semester

The Harvard Art Museums will likely stay closed for “most or all” of the spring semester, Museums Director Martha Tedeschi wrote in an email to the museum’s supporters Friday.

Harvard Researchers Find Mothers Rarely Pass on the COVID-19 Virus or Antibodies to Newborns

Pregnant women infected with SARS-CoV-2 during their third trimester are unlikely to pass on the virus or protective antibodies to their newborn, according to two studies by Harvard Medical School researchers published last month.

Ten Stories That Shaped 2020

The past twelve months were a year like no other for Harvard and the world. Under the backdrop of a once-in-a-century pandemic, students took classes from all over the globe, while pushing for social change at the University and on the political stage. Here, The Crimson reviews ten stories that defined 2020 at Harvard.