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Health

Harvard’s Graduate Student Union Files Complaint Over Spring Covid Policies

Harvard’s graduate student union presented University leaders with a list of grievances about the school's updated spring Covid-19 protocols last week, calling for free high-quality masks and expanded testing.

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College

Students Delay Getting Covid-19 Booster Shots, Citing Inconvenience and Finals

Some Harvard students said they are holding out to get a Covid-19 booster shot until the conclusion of the fall semester, though public health experts recommend people get the shot as soon as possible.

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Health

Moderna Vaccine Slightly More Effective than Pfizer, Per HSPH Study

Researchers at Harvard’s T. H. Chan School of Public Health found earlier this month that Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine is slightly more effective than Pfizer’s at preventing negative Covid-19 outcomes.

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Health

BWH Researchers Launch First-Ever Human Trial for Alzheimer’s Nasal Vaccine

Brigham and Women’s Hospital will begin treating patients this week in the first human trial for a nasal vaccine to prevent and slow Alzheimer’s disease.

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Metro News

Community Groups Promote Vaccine Awareness Among Cambridge Residents of Color

Cambridge has reported vaccination rates for residents of color that defy national trends: as of Nov. 18, 74 percent of Black residents and 59 percent of Latinx residents are fully vaccinated, while only 33 percent of Black people and 36 percent of Latinx people are fully vaccinated nationwide.

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UHS

Harvard Affiliates Secure Covid-19 Booster Shots Off Campus

While Harvard University Health Services is not yet offering Covid-19 booster shots, students and other Harvard affiliates said they have secured booster shots from local pharmacies like CVS and Walgreens.

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CVS Booster Shots

Booster shots are now available at CVS for those who are eligible under Massachusetts state guidelines.

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School of Public Health

Kizzmekia S. Corbett

Kizzmekia S. Corbett, a professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health was awarded Federal Employee of the Year by the Partnership for Public Services for her work developing coronavirus vaccines.

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Harvard Medical School

Moderna Protest

A group of Harvard-affiliated doctors called for global vaccine equity outside the home of Moderna's CEO Wednesday, speaking in front of a 12-foot high display of artificial bones.

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KJ Seung, an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, speaks at a Wednesday rally during which a group of HMS-affiliated doctors called for global vaccine equity outside the home of Moderna's CEO.

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Vaccine Advertisement CVS

Flu shot posters are posted next to the pharmacy in the CVS in Harvard Square.

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UHS

Cambridge Prepares to Hold Annual Flu Shot Clinics for Residents, Harvard Affiliates

Harvard affiliates will become eligible for free seasonal flu shots at Cambridge Public Health Department clinics available to all city residents in a month.

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The CVS in Harvard Square is administering free flu and Covid-19 vaccines.

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House Life

Harvard Reports High Vaccination Rates Among Students and Employees Ahead of Full Reopening

Just days ahead of move-in for the fall semester, 93 percent of Harvard employees and 87 percent of students are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, University administrators wrote in an email to affiliates Wednesday.

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Front Feature

Some International Students Left Searching for Vaccine Options to Meet Harvard’s Fall Vaccine Requirement

Some international students, including incoming freshmen, reported navigating hurdles to get vaccinated this summer before in-person life at Harvard resumes in the fall.

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