Harvard’s new set of Covid-19 protocols have garnered mixed reviews among students, who raised concerns about the College’s new isolate-in-place and contact tracing 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.
Harvard students returned to Cambridge en masse over the last week to significantly-changed campus Covid-19 restrictions.
Harvard students who test positive for Covid-19 during the spring semester will be required to self-isolate — not move into University-provided isolation housing — and conduct contact tracing themselves, a stark departure from the school’s previous public health policies.
Harvard reversed its decision to close campus day care centers during the first three weeks of January on Wednesday after more than 120 families signed onto an open letter calling on the University to continue providing child care services while it moves most operations online.
Harvard's Covid-19 case count has surged to its highest point since the start of the pandemic over the last week, sending hundreds of affiliates into isolation while students begin to depart for winter break.
Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the U.S. still remains far from controlling the Covid-19 pandemic in a virtual lecture at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on Friday afternoon.
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.
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.
Researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health developed a mathematical model to explore the population-level impacts of various SARS-CoV-2 variants and the effects of vaccination in combating them.
Seven Harvard graduate student organizations submitted a letter to Harvard University Health Services Wednesday calling on Harvard to increase the refill quantity limit for medications used to treat and prevent HIV infection.
Dental School faculty worked "day and night" to ensure students stayed afloat with limited clinical instruction.
Experts in the fields of psychedelics, health care, and bioethics gathered virtually to discuss the ethical implications of psychedelic-assisted therapy in a webinar held by Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center on Thursday.
As its first in-person semester in over a year winds down, Harvard is preparing to loosen its on-campus Covid-19 restrictions, which include mask requirements and limits on gatherings.