As cases of a deadly coronavirus increase globally, HUHS Director Giang T. Nguyen said his office is monitoring the outbreak and planning for its potential impact.
Harvard University Health Services is looking into piloting an app that would allow patients to diagnose their symptoms at home, HUHS Director Paul J. Barreira said in an interview Monday.
Harvard will receive 73,000 Turkish lira — equivalent to roughly $14,000 — after Halil Çil, a Turkish citizen, licensed Harvard’s trademark to language and private schools in Turkey without the University's authorization.
Three marine scientists discussed the detrimental impact human activity is having on the evolution of ocean organisms this past Thursday as part of the Evolution Matters Lecture Series.
School of Public Health professor Marcia C. de Castro presented preliminary research that found that birth rates in Latin America have not fallen since the Zika epidemic.
A number of students are working on campus and locally as part of larger movement around the nation to address women’s health and hygiene issues.
Students experiencing the mumps may not be able to participate in end-of-year Commencement activities, and those with symptoms of the disease have been encouraged by the Harvard Summer School Study Abroad Office to refrain from traveling.
As the year draws to a close, the number of mumps cases on Harvard’s campus continues to rise, with 58 confirmed cases as of Wednesday. Students planning to partake in end-of-year Commencement activities or study abroad this summer were advised on measures to take if they experience symptoms of of the virus.
Health experts discussed the difficulties in identifying the Zika virus and emphasized international collaboration to combat its outbreak at a forum Wednesday.
Harvard College Students Against Malaria attempted Saturday to break a world record for the longest chain of glowsticks by linking more than 10,000 glowsticks together in the Science Center Plaza.
One of the founders of Students Against Malaria, Mohammed A. Toure ’16, and one of the event organizers, Kimberly S. Mihayo ’15, oversee the attempt to break the record for the longest chain of glowsticks. CORRECTION: An earlier version of this caption misidentified Kimberly S. Mihayo as Tiana J. Raphel.