From left to right: Marc Lipsitch, William Hanage, Barry Bloom
Photograph credits from left: Kent Dayton and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (2)
Despite vaccines, Harvard scientists warn, more-transmissible variants make COVID-19 harder to control.
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(1 of 10) The south side of Harvard’s new science and engineering complex, in a perspective looking northwest toward the stadium
Photograph by Steve Dunwell
A new center for engineering and applied sciences—finally
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“Fine-tuning” an ancient practice to heal, not harm
Dendritic cells (like the one shown in yellow, within a pink polymer support structure) can be activated to recognize cancer cells. After migrating to the lymph nodes and spleen, they then train immune-system T cells to attack and destroy tumors.
Image courtesy of the Wyss Institute at Harvard University
An implantable cancer vaccine shows promise in training the immune system to attack tumors.
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.
Indoor gatherings increase the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission.
Art by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine; images by iStock.
Seasonality and SARS-CoV-2
Anonymized location data can help guide strategies for protecting public health in a pandemic.
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.