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Fighting Misinformation: The Preprint Sifter

The Preprint Sifter is a new Twitter tool that tracks down Tweets from leading epidemiologists, virologists, public health and other experts who are posting, vetting and verifying COVID-19 related preprint papers.

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HGHI and NPR publish new state testing targets

May 7, 2020

By Ashish K. Jha, Benjamin Jacobson, Stefanie Friedhoff and Thomas Tsai, HGHI Ten days ago, the Harvard Global Health Institute published data looking at how many tests each state should be doing as part of their strategy to begin a slow re-opening around May 1, based on the size of their coronavirus outbreak at the time (see Continue reading [...]

The Economic Costs of COVID-19

May 6, 2020

By Kate Raphael The measures taken in the United States in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus have dire economic consequences, the worst the country has seen since the Great Depression. Unemployment has skyrocketed, and many Americans find themselves unable to provide for their basic needs. However, this hardship has affected the U.S. Continue reading [...]

Why do we still need testing?

April 18, 2020

By Ashish K. Jha, Faculty Director, HGHI Over the past few days, many federal policymakers have been arguing that testing is overblown as an issue – that it is not so important or that we are doing enough. These are two separate issues. Is testing really important? And if yes, are we doing enough? Continue reading [...]