Coronavirus

Cambridge Delays Entering Step Two of Phase Three of Mass. Reopening Plan

The City of Cambridge announced Friday it will delay entering Step Two of Phase Three of Massachusetts’s reopening plan, after determining it would likely lead to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Cambridge.


Datar to Serve as Harvard Business School's Next Dean

Harvard Business School professor Srikant M. Datar, who currently serves as the school’s Senior Associate Dean for University Affairs, will become HBS’s next dean, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced Friday.


COVID-19 Deadlier for Men than Women, HMS Study Shows

COVID-19 results in higher case numbers and mortality rates in men than women across age groups, a recently released review article from Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center demonstrated.


HMS Antibody Detection Tool Now Detects Coronaviruses

Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital upgraded VirScan — an antibody-detecting technology — to identify signs of infection from coronaviruses including COVID-19.


Common Spaces Set to Open Across Campus to Students With Reservations

Some common spaces across campus are slated to reopen this week and next week as part of a new pilot program introduced to provide additional study space to on-campus students, Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair and Harvard Library Vice President Martha J. Whitehead announced within the past week.


Kennedy School Dean Elmendorf Addresses Financial, Academic Challenges Posed by Coronavirus Pandemic

In an interview with The Crimson Thursday, Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf discussed the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Kennedy School ranging from financial challenges to navigating the student experience during remote learning.

Datar to Serve as Harvard Business School's Next Dean

Harvard Business School professor Srikant M. Datar, who currently serves as the school’s Senior Associate Dean for University Affairs, will become HBS’s next dean, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced Friday.

COVID-19 Deadlier for Men than Women, HMS Study Shows

COVID-19 results in higher case numbers and mortality rates in men than women across age groups, a recently released review article from Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center demonstrated.

HMS Antibody Detection Tool Now Detects Coronaviruses

Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital upgraded VirScan — an antibody-detecting technology — to identify signs of infection from coronaviruses including COVID-19.

Research Estimates Fewer than 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Have COVID Antibodies

Researchers from Stanford University have estimated that fewer than one tenth of the American adult population have COVID-19 antibodies, suggesting that the U.S. is still far from achieving herd immunity.

Common Spaces Set to Open Across Campus to Students With Reservations

Some common spaces across campus are slated to reopen this week and next week as part of a new pilot program introduced to provide additional study space to on-campus students, Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair and Harvard Library Vice President Martha J. Whitehead announced within the past week.

Kennedy School Dean Elmendorf Addresses Financial, Academic Challenges Posed by Coronavirus Pandemic

In an interview with The Crimson Thursday, Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf discussed the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Kennedy School ranging from financial challenges to navigating the student experience during remote learning.

Drug May Reduce COVID-19 Mortality Rates for Diabetic Patients, Study by HMS Professor Finds

The drug sitagliptin may reduce mortality rates for diabetic patients hospitalized with COVID-19, an observational study led by Paulo Fiorina, assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, suggests.