Harvard University

Harvard University was established in 1636 and is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Harvard University is a private institution with an endowment of nearly $30 billion and annually attracts research grants from private and governmental sources. Harvard is divided into schools and research institutes. Among the most noteworthy for our purposes is the Harvard Medical School, Center for Astrophysics, Harvard School of Pubic Health, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The Gazette publication covers Harvard as a whole. Each of the schools and institutes publish separate news releases and updates of their research, which may be accessed via their Web page. Media inquiries are welcome.

Address
1060 Holyoke Center 1350 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138
Website
http://www.harvard.edu/
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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

On-again, off-again looks to be best social-distancing option

With global coronavirus cases heading toward a million, Harvard infectious disease experts said recent modeling shows that—absent the development of a vaccine or other intervention—a staggered pattern of social distancing ...

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Will inequality worsen the toll of the pandemic in the U.S.?

A Harvard public health professor warned Tuesday that the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. could rank among the world's worst if the nation fails to take steps to ease the health and economic impacts on America's poor, who face ...

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Public confident they can keep themselves safe during pandemic

Harvard researchers who learned hard lessons about distrust of health authorities during the recent Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are turning their eyes to the coronavirus pandemic, examining whether ...

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Finding ways to forge through the COVID-19 pandemic

As the coronoavirus pandemic spreads and hunkered-down Americans wonder when and how they'll get back on the job, a Harvard epidemiologist said a second type of test being developed could clear for work the small but rising ...

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Tool to help decision-makers during the coronavirus outbreak

An interactive tool that compares hospital-care capacity with projected demand in the nation's 306 hospital referral regions was launched Tuesday by the Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI), in collaboration with ProPublica. ...

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Disaster expert outlines how first responders will tackle COVID-19

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to swell, first responders and emergency room personnel are squarely in the path of COVID-19. Against a backdrop of reports of tight supplies of personal protective equipment, the Gazette ...

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