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The Coronavirus Pandemic
The Delta Variant Surge

August 3rd, 2021 Part of: .

The Coronavirus Pandemic: The Delta Variant Surge Live Online Q&A with William Hanage, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Presented jointly with The World from PRX & GBH Tuesday, August 3, 2021 The highly infectious COVID-19 Delta variant is spurring global surges, sparking concerns among public health officials. In the Read More…

Covid-19 Vaccine Mandates
Americans’ Sharp Divide

July 28th, 2021 Part of: , .

COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATES: Americans’ Sharp Divide Live Online Q&A with Robert Blendon, Health Policy Political Expert, and Joanne Kenen, Editor-at-Large for Health Care at POLITICO Presented jointly with POLITICO Wednesday, July 28, 2021 A deepening divide along political party lines regarding COVID-19 vaccine requirements raises pressing questions about how the U.S. might pursue flagging vaccination Read More…

The Coronavirus Pandemic
Sub-Saharan Africa’s Deepening Crisis

July 27th, 2021 Part of: , .

Live Online Q&A with Wafaie Fawzi, Professor of Population Sciences, and Professor of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Presented jointly with The World from PRX & GBH Tuesday, July 27, 2021 With the Delta variant fueling numbers of new coronavirus cases and deaths in Africa, global health experts Read More…

The Alzheimer’s Treatment Controversy
Implications of Accelerated Drug Approvals

July 20th, 2021 Part of: .

The Alzheimer’s Treatment Controversy: Implications of Accelerated Drug Approvals Live Online Q&A with Aaron Kesselheim, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Director, Program On Regulation, Therapeutics, And Law (PORTAL), Brigham and Women’s Hospital Presented jointly with Reuters Tuesday, July 20, 2021 The recent controversy surrounding the FDA approval of a new Alzheimer’s treatment has Read More…

The Coronavirus Pandemic
The Mental Health Impacts of Reopening Society

June 29th, 2021 Part of: .

THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC: The Mental Health Impacts of Reopening Society Live Online Q&A with Karestan Koenen, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Presented jointly with The World from PRX & GBH Tuesday, June 29, 2021 After more than a year of measures such as mask mandates and social distancing, Americans Read More…

The Global Pandemic Crisis
Variants, Surges, and Vaccines

June 14th, 2021 Part of: , , .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums The Global Pandemic Crisis: Variants, Surges, and Vaccines Presented jointly with The World from PRX & GBH The global coronavirus pandemic picture is mixed. While vaccination rates increase and death rates drop in some countries, others are struggling with deadly surges and vaccine shortages. Meanwhile, COVID variants Read More…