Tag: barry bloom

The Coronavirus Pandemic
Potential Vaccines and Treatments

May 7th, 2020 Part of: .

This segment is part of our Coronavirus Pandemic Series. Facebook Live Q&A with Dr. Barry Bloom, Professor and Former Dean, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & WGBH Thursday, May 7, 2020 To help curb the Read More…

The Measles Outbreak
Why Vaccines Matter

September 12th, 2019 Part of: .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums The Measles Outbreak: Why Vaccines Matter  Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Brief Video Highlight Thursday, September 12, 2019 The U.S. officially eliminated measles nearly 20 years ago. Yet, this year, more than 1,100 cases have been reported, despite being preventable by vaccine. The CDC Read More…

Breakthroughs in Disease Treatment
The Landscape Moving Forward

November 6th, 2017 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight THE ANDELOT SERIES ON CURRENT SCIENCE CONTROVERSIES BREAKTHROUGHS IN DISEASE TREATMENT: The Landscape Moving Forward Presented jointly with NBC News Digital Monday, November 6, 2017 Cancer. Alzheimer’s. Precision medicine. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The opioid crisis. These are all areas that stand to benefit from boosted federal funding. On the other hand, other areas Read More…

Vaccinating Children
Public Trust and Health

September 15th, 2014 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO]: This Forum event examined the drivers of public perceptions of vaccinations, the threats that vaccine-preventable illnesses pose, and the steps to be taken to restore trust in one of public health’s greatest weapons against infectious diseases.

Bird Flu Research
Dangerous Information on a Deadly Virus

February 15th, 2012 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined questions raised by the publication of possibly dangerous information on bird flu transmission and explored security issues faced by labs legitimately working with this virus.