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Anjeli R. Macaranas
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Harvard Affiliates Continue to Aid in Covid-19 Response Through Massachusetts-Wide Volunteer Program
Harvard students with the Academic Public Health Volunteer Corps have been working to support local health agencies in advancing health equity and improving public health since March 2020.
The Scientific Task Force to Prevent Pandemics at the Source hopes to shift the focus of pandemic-related discussion from management and treatment to prevention, especially at the critical point where diseases transfer from animals to people.
According to Daley, HMS researchers had a major role in the scientific and clinical development of two major vaccine platforms, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, as well as in understanding the “structural biology” of the virus itself.
Researchers, clinical psychologists, and practicing psychiatrists at Harvard-affiliated hospitals have attempted to quantify and respond to the unprecedented national anguish while addressing persistent inequities in access to mental health care.
More than 10 medical professionals who have been on the front lines of the Covid-19 battle at two Harvard-affiliated teaching hospitals — MGH and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center — told The Crimson in interviews that they had faced similar impacts on their emotional well-being over the past 14 months while they put their lives on the line to save others.
Pregnant and postpartum women around the world reported high levels of loneliness, post-traumatic stress, and anxiety or depression during the Covid-19 pandemic in a Harvard School of Public Health study published last month.
U.S. Chief Medical Advisor Anthony S. Fauci discussed the current state of the nation’s response to Covid-19, as well as where the country goes from here, during a virtual town hall event Monday with the Harvard School of Public Health.
‘Misleading to the Public’: Students, Experts Criticize Harvard Study Suggesting Early Emergence of Covid-19 in Wuhan
A June 2020 research article suggested that the novel coronavirus emerged in Wuhan earlier than the documented start of the pandemic in December 2019. Upon closer examination, two SEAS graduate students found what they believed to be multiple flaws in the presentation and methods of the study.
HSPH Faculty Spearhead National Covid-19 Response Efforts Through Bipartisan, Interdisciplinary Initiative
Harvard School of Public Health Dean Michelle A. Williams said she was “inspired” to co-found the COVID Collaborative to help direct local and national responses to the pandemic.
Peter L. Slavin ’79 will step down as president of Massachusetts General Hospital, a role he has held for the past 18 years, he announced in a message to hospital affiliates Wednesday morning.