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News from the Consumer Technology Association and Withings Further Demonstrates Private Sector’s Role in the Pandemic and Public Health

This week, announcements from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and Withings further bolster the case for the private sector bolstering public health in this pandemic…and future ones to come beyond the Age of the Coronavirus. Since the pandemic emerged, CTA has been reaching out to members and stakeholders to be a useful resource for the… Read More »

Pandemic Is Changing Addiction Care, for Better and Worse

WEDNESDAY, July 8, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic is shaking up America’s approach to addiction treatment, but the fallout hasn’t been all bad, experts say. In-person support meetings either aren’t happening or have been severely curtailed, and addiction centers are facing financial ruin because folks are too afraid of the coronavirus to seek treatment. But… Read More »

Yes, You Can Protest During the Pandemic

The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the deaths of other Black people at the hands of police have brought out hundreds of thousands of people across the United States and around the world to demand racial justice and an end to police brutality. Yet many people are concerned that such large gathering could… Read More »

How to keep love alive in the midst of a pandemic

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. Couples who are cooped up by COVID-19 are getting the rare opportunity to spend more time together, but also discovering the… Read More »