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A coal burning power plant in Scottsdale, Arizona

Fine particle pollution, like that generated by coal-burning power plants, has been linked to increases in neurological disease.

Photograph by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Research

Hospitalizations for neurological disease rise with increases in fine particle pollution.

10.19.20

Collage of Cover of Fevers, Feuds and Diamonds by Paul Farmer and a Headshot of Paul Farmer.

Cover of Fevers, Feuds and Diamonds by Paul Farmer and Photograph of Paul Farmer

Photograph of Paul Farmer by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communication

 

The 2014 epidemic was rooted in centuries of exploitation and war, Paul Farmer argues.

11.17.20

Rebecca Henderson headshot over an orange background

Rebecca Henderson

How to reform capitalism to confront climate change and extreme inequality, with economist and McArthur University Professor Rebecca Henderson

11.16.20

In a year like no other, read a selection of Harvard Magazine stories on the forces that will shape the presidential election outcome. 

10.29.20

A family celebrates Thanksgiving as coronavirus circulates unseen in the air around them.

Indoor gatherings increase the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission.

Art by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine; images by iStock

Seasonality and SARS-CoV-2

10.27.20

Caroline Buckee headshot over an orange background.

Caroline Buckee

Anonymized location data can help guide strategies for protecting public health in a pandemic.

10.26.20

Headshot portraits of: Pardis Sabeti, Dan Barouch, Paul Ridker, David Liu, Xiaowei Zhuang, Marc Lipsitch.

Clockwise from top left: Pardis Sabeti, Dan Barouch, Paul Ridker, David Liu, Xiaowei Zhuang, Marc Lipsitch

Image collage by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine

More than a dozen Harvard faculty members are honored. 

10.22.20

A coal burning power plant in Scottsdale, Arizona

Fine particle pollution, like that generated by coal-burning power plants, has been linked to increases in neurological disease.

Photograph by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Hospitalizations for neurological disease rise with increases in fine particle pollution.

10.19.20

Scientific illustration of the SARS 2 virus over a backdrop of world currencies

 

Art by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine; images by iStock and Unsplash 

Economic damage makes a compelling argument for robust federal policies to reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2.

10.15.20