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Fighting Chaos with Care

How did the U.S., top ranked for pandemic preparedness, become the world leader in COVID-19 cases and deaths?

Woman wearing a face mask looking from her balcony at sunset. She is alone and looks a little sad or depressed.
Unwanted Stability

A new study reveals what may be driving the rapid spread of SARS-CoV-2 variants—and suggests a way to develop even more effective vaccines.

Digital illustration of SARS-CoV-2 showing spike proteins in red
Taking Aim at Racism

For months, members of an anti-racism task force have been taking a hard look at the HMS Program in Medical Education.

Image of a black physician in scrubs with stethoscope
Pandemic Project

This past year, HMS student Constance Wu illustrated a COVID-19 children’s book. The pandemic, she says, has taught her a great deal.

cover of book with colorful illustration of squirrel on limb and teddy bear huddling under a blanket
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