One year in
COVID-19 has overturned both individual lives and national economies. Yet the pandemic has also sparked advances in scientific knowledge, treatments, and vaccines at a pace never before seen.Read more
Vaccines should end the pandemic, despite the variants, say experts
Technology can keep up with COVID
Ensuring equity in COVID-19 vaccine distribution
How influencers, celebrities, and FOMO can win over vaccine skeptics
The danger of vaccine nationalism
How vaccines work
The new mRNA COVID vaccine uses established research to create a safe and effective defense against coronavirus. In this video we explain how it works.
History: past pandemics
Benjamin Waterhouse—co-founder of Harvard Medical School—is known as the first doctor to test the smallpox vaccine in the United States. The Countway Library features artifacts of his time in a virtual exhibit.
Better Off talks with Harvard Chan School’s Howard Koh about lessons learned from the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, also known as swine flu, and how the Biden administration can use those lessons to respond to COVID-19.