Beth Israel Deaconess
As Fall Arrives and Pressures Mount, Harvard Medical Researchers Press Forward on Two COVID Vaccine Trials
As summer turns to fall with no immediate end in sight to the coronavirus pandemic, researchers at Harvard Medical School’s affiliated teaching hospitals are working around the clock to help design and test two major COVID-19 vaccines.
Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony S. Fauci discussed COVID-19 vaccine progress and the United States’ response to the pandemic in a talk at the Harvard Medical Grand Rounds on Thursday morning.
Longtime Harvard Medical School professor Harvey J. Makadon resigned from his positions at the Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center last month after accusations of sexual misconduct were brought against him.
As the Harvard-affiliated teaching hospital gains support for its proposed acquisition of Jordan Hospital in Plymouth, officials from both hospitals are addressing concerns about potential layoffs.
In an era of massive consolidation in the healthcare industry, two major teaching hospitals, including Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and several large physicians organizations expressed interest in merging, according to a memo obtained by The Boston Globe last week.
The two papers were retracted because material that appeared in one paper had already been printed in the other, a practice contrary to ethical guidelines practiced by scientific journals.