Series: The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums

Pandemic Update
Vaccines, Children, Equity and More

November 12th, 2021 Part of: .

The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums Pandemic Update: Vaccines, Children, Equity and More Presented jointly with NPR Friday, November 12, 2021 A panel of experts provided a timely update on COVID-19 vaccines for children, as well as other pressing issues impacting the 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…

The COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
What’s Ahead?

January 22nd, 2021 Part of: , .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums The COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout:  What’s Ahead? Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and NPR Friday, January 22, 2021 As the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines unfolds in the United States, numerous questions around distribution, supply, hesitancy and efficacy persist. And 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 Vaping Debate and Health
Evidence and Unknowns

February 14th, 2020 Part of: , .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums The Vaping Debate and Health: Evidence and Unknowns Presented jointly with Reuters  Friday, February 14, 2020 Brief Video Highlight Increasingly popular, vaping is hotly debated in healthcare and policymaking. On the one hand, advocates for e-cigarettes argue that they are a safer alternative to tobacco, which causes 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 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…

Stroke
Successes and Setbacks with a Notorious Silent Killer

October 22nd, 2018 Part of: .

THE DR. LAWRENCE H. AND ROBERTA COHN FORUMS STROKE: Successes and Setbacks with a Notorious Silent Killer Presented jointly with NBC News Digital Brief Video Highlight Live webcast will be on Monday, October 22, 2018, Noon-1pm ET An on-demand video will be posted after the event. Stroke prevention and treatment is a remarkable success story Read More…