Crimson staff writer
Virginia L. Ma
The novel coronavirus may have begun spreading in China as early as August 2019, new research from a team of scientists led by Harvard Medical School professor John S. Brownstein suggests.
In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, two first-year Harvard Medical School students have developed a user review platform for COVID-19 testing sites.
“I got a call from the Prime Minister of Israel who just wanted to talk about what they were doing,” Marc Lipsitch said. “That's a level of advice that I've never been asked to do before and has been really interesting.”
Harvard Medical School will begin classes online for all first-year students in its medical, dental, and graduate programs this fall, the school announced Wednesday.
Harvard Medical School is facing losses between $39 million and $65 million for the current fiscal year, Dean George Q. Daley ’82 announced in an email to affiliates Thursday.
Harvard Medical School announced Thursday that astronaut, chemical engineer, and surgeon Robert L. Satcher Jr. will be the keynote speaker for the 2020 Medical School and Dental School Class Day ceremonies.
As many Americans seek out expert knowledge on the novel coronavirus in the midst of the pandemic, some Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School professors have taken to social media to inform the public about the virus.
William V. Giannobile, a renowned scholar in oral regenerative medicine, will serve as the School of Dental Medicine’s next dean following a national search, according to a University press release.
Harvard Medical School, Partners HealthCare Criticized for Email Requesting Medical Student Volunteers
Harvard Medical School and Partners HealthCare came under fire this week for an email asking fourth-year medical students to volunteer at the Boston Hope medical center, a recently-opened 1000-bed COVID-19 recovery center.
Researchers at the Harvard Global Health Institute estimate the United States will need to perform at least 500,000 coronavirus tests per day in order to successfully reopen the economy, according to a Saturday report.