Tag: Marc Lipsitch

The Coronavirus Pandemic
The Disrupted School Year and Public Health

January 12th, 2021 Part of: .

The Coronavirus Pandemic: The Disrupted School Year and Public Health Facebook Live Q&A with Marc Lipsitch, Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Meira Levinson, Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from Read More…

Race for the COVID-19 Vaccine
Latest Updates

November 20th, 2020 Part of: , .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums RACE FOR THE COVID-19 VACCINE: Latest Updates Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and NPR Friday, November 20, 2020 As 2020 approaches its end, the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine to help prevent further spread of the virus that Read More…

The Coronavirus Outbreak
Tracking COVID-19

March 2nd, 2020 Part of: .

This segment is part of our Coronavirus Pandemic Series. The Coronavirus Outbreak: Tracking COVID-19 Presented jointly with The World from PRX & WGBH Monday, March 2, 2020 Brief Video Highlight As policymakers and researchers continue to grapple with the impact of COVID-19, experts in this Forum examined pressing questions. What do we know about the Read More…

Drug-Resistant Infections
Confronting an Escalating Crisis

October 11th, 2019 Part of: .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums Drug-Resistant Infections: Confronting an Escalating Crisis Presented jointly with NBC News Digital Brief Video Highlight Friday, October 11, 2019 Antibiotics are a pillar of modern medicine. They have saved millions of lives. But as the use of antibiotics has increased, so has the proliferation of antibiotic-resistant microbes Read More…

The Flu Outbreak
What You Need to Know

February 13th, 2018 Part of: .

THE FLU OUTBREAK: What You Need to Know Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Brief Video Highlight Tuesday, February 13, 2018 More than a half million deaths each year around the world result from flu-related respiratory illnesses. This year, flu has grabbed particular headlines, driven by an early start to flu season and Read More…

Battling Drug-Resistant Superbugs
Can We Win?

February 5th, 2014 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined the public health menace posed by antimicrobial resistance and the steps to be undertaken to fight the “superbugs.”

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.