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Articles: COVID-19

Graph from CDC– the robust system for tracking the spread of COVID-19 variants show the rapid spread of BQ.1 and BQ1.1, both of which are resistant to the last remaining monoclonal antibody treatments currently available.

The Center for Disease Control’s robust system for tracking the spread of COVID-19 variants show the rapid spread of BQ.1 and BQ1.1, both of which are resistant to the last remaining monoclonal antibody treatments currently available. This creates a new risk for immunocompromised individuals, including those undergoing certain treatments for cancer.

Photograph courtesy of CDC.gov

COVID-19

Harvard experts on healthy holiday gatherings—and the risk of a “tripledemic”

11.17.22

Graph from CDC– the robust system for tracking the spread of COVID-19 variants show the rapid spread of BQ.1 and BQ1.1, both of which are resistant to the last remaining monoclonal antibody treatments currently available.

The Center for Disease Control’s robust system for tracking the spread of COVID-19 variants show the rapid spread of BQ.1 and BQ1.1, both of which are resistant to the last remaining monoclonal antibody treatments currently available. This creates a new risk for immunocompromised individuals, including those undergoing certain treatments for cancer.

Photograph courtesy of CDC.gov

Harvard experts on healthy holiday gatherings—and the risk of a “tripledemic”

11.17.22

Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard University

Michelle Williams led the School of Public Health during the pandemic.

11.10.22

Photograph of Phil Baczewki, a long COVID patient

Long COVID patient Phil Baczewki has been “fighting to get to a new normal every day.”

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Trying to understand infections’ persistent effects—and to develop cures

September-October 2022

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School

Photograph by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine

How much intervention is too much, or not enough, when addressing a politically and socially diverse population?

6.23.22

Montage of Smith Campus Center, a laboratory worker performing a swab test, and a COVID-19 graphic

The Smith Campus Center is one of several COVID-19 test kit drop-off locations on campus.

Montage, photograph of Smith Campus Center by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine; all other images by Unsplash

University campuses provide an ideal setting for monitoring the spread of new variants.

6.9.22

Ibrahim Barry with a basketball on a court

After feeling down during the early months of the pandemic, high schooler Ibrahim Barry found inspiration and support from his family.

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Addressing the complexities of children’s mental health

July-August 2022

Harvard experts weigh in on the state and future of COVID-19 therapies.

5.12.22

Illustration depicting social fissures during pandemic by tearing of the U.S. Constitution

Montage by Jennifer Carling/Harvard Magazine; images from istock

Danielle Allen on America’s broken social contract

May-June 2022