Harvard University

Online, on site, in the field

Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) Dean Julio Frenk unveiled a new vision for public health education Friday, one that blends online, in-person, and in-the-field learning into a "modular" experience that ...

Nov 06, 2013
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Flu's coming, but which kind?

The beginning of autumn brings not just the start of another school year, but also the prospect of another flu season. Last spring, Chinese authorities announced the discovery of a strain of flu, H7N9, that ...

Sep 30, 2013
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When bacteria fight back

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a report about the growth of drug-resistant bacteria in this country, saying that each year more than 23,000 people die and 2 million are ...

Sep 23, 2013
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Understanding India's rape crisis

On Sept. 13, a judge sentenced four men to death for the gang rape and resulting death of a 23-year-old woman on a bus in New Delhi, and the verdict sparked public demonstrations in support. That brutal cri ...

Sep 23, 2013
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