Harvard’s Graduate Student Union Files Complaint Over Spring Covid Policies
Harvard’s graduate student union presented University leaders with a list of grievances about the school's updated spring Covid-19 protocols last week, calling for free high-quality masks and expanded testing.
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.
Moderna Vaccine Slightly More Effective than Pfizer, Per HSPH Study
Researchers at Harvard’s T. H. Chan School of Public Health found earlier this month that Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine is slightly more effective than Pfizer’s at preventing negative Covid-19 outcomes.
BWH Researchers Launch First-Ever Human Trial for Alzheimer’s Nasal Vaccine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital will begin treating patients this week in the first human trial for a nasal vaccine to prevent and slow Alzheimer’s disease.
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.
CVS Booster Shots
Booster shots are now available at CVS for those who are eligible under Massachusetts state guidelines.
Harvard Affiliates Secure Covid-19 Booster Shots Off Campus
While Harvard University Health Services is not yet offering Covid-19 booster shots, students and other Harvard affiliates said they have secured booster shots from local pharmacies like CVS and Walgreens.
Kizzmekia S. Corbett
Kizzmekia S. Corbett, a professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health was awarded Federal Employee of the Year by the Partnership for Public Services for her work developing coronavirus vaccines.
A group of Harvard-affiliated doctors called for global vaccine equity outside the home of Moderna's CEO Wednesday, speaking in front of a 12-foot high display of artificial bones.
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KJ Seung, an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, speaks at a Wednesday rally during which a group of HMS-affiliated doctors called for global vaccine equity outside the home of Moderna's CEO.
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Flu shot posters are posted next to the pharmacy in the CVS in Harvard Square.
Cambridge Prepares to Hold Annual Flu Shot Clinics for Residents, Harvard Affiliates
Harvard affiliates will become eligible for free seasonal flu shots at Cambridge Public Health Department clinics available to all city residents in a month.
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The CVS in Harvard Square is administering free flu and Covid-19 vaccines.
Harvard Reports High Vaccination Rates Among Students and Employees Ahead of Full Reopening
Just days ahead of move-in for the fall semester, 93 percent of Harvard employees and 87 percent of students are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, University administrators wrote in an email to affiliates Wednesday.
Some International Students Left Searching for Vaccine Options to Meet Harvard’s Fall Vaccine Requirement
Some international students, including incoming freshmen, reported navigating hurdles to get vaccinated this summer before in-person life at Harvard resumes in the fall.
Answering Your Questions about the Covid-19 Vaccine, in Animations
Here are the answers to some of the most common questions about Covid-19 vaccinations in Massachusetts, in animated form.
Harvard To Require Covid-19 Vaccinations for On-Campus Students This Fall
Harvard University will require that all students receive a Covid-19 vaccine to live on-campus during the fall term, the school announced Wednesday.
Experts Discuss Ethical Implications of Vaccine Passports at HLS Webinar
Panelists discussed the legal, ethical, and public health implications of coronavirus digital health passes — or “vaccine passports” — at a Wednesday afternoon webinar hosted by the Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics.
Harvard Students Rush To Secure Vaccine Appointments in Time to Receive Second Dose Before Leaving Campus
Harvard students were among the hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents to receive the Covid-19 vaccine this week when eligibility opened to all those 16 years and older on Monday.
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The state-run vaccination site at Hynes Convention Center in Boston can administer up to 7,000 shots per day.
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People line up for Covid-19 vaccinations outside Hynes Convention Center in Boston.
Ahead of New Mass. Vaccine Eligibility, Some Undergraduates Already Qualified for Vaccinations
Ahead of Covid-19 vaccine eligibility in Massachusetts opening to all residents 16 years and older on Monday, a number of Harvard students have secured their doses in alternative ways, from qualifying for an earlier phase to getting their hands on a leftover dose.
Hynes Convention Center Vaccine Site
When Massachusetts opened vaccines to all adults on April 19, Boston-area residents quickly flocked to nearby vaccination sites. The site at Hynes Convention Center in Boston administered up to 7,000 shots per day.
With Cambridge’s Vaccine Supply Still Severely Limited, Mayor Acknowledges ‘Frustrations’ With Shortage
In an interview with The Crimson Friday, Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui acknowledged residents’ and city leaders’ “frustration” over the limited supply of Covid-19 vaccines, which has hampered city distribution efforts.
HMS Genetics Anti-Racism Group Launches Team to Bolster Spanish-Speaking Custodial Staff’s Access to Vaccine Information
In its second semester of organizing, a group of Genetics postdoctoral and graduate student activists launched an offshoot team tasked with increasing support for custodial staff members and providing them with Covid-19 vaccine information in Spanish.