COVID-19 Publications

CCDD faculty are providing cutting-edge data, tools, and policy recommendations in the fight against COVID-19. Explore what they have shared and discovered below. Entries are listed in reverse chronological order and updated daily.

January 2021

December 2020

  • COVID-19 testing: One size does not fit allDecember 21
    • Michael J. Mina, Kristian G. Andersen
  • The Ethics of Continuing Placebo in SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine TrialsDecember 14
    • Annette Rid, Marc Lipsitch, Franklin G. Miller
  • Phylogenetic analysis of SARS-CoV-2 in the Boston area highlights the role of recurrent importation and superspreading eventsDecember 10
    • Jacob E. Lemieux, Katherine J. Siddle, Bennett M. Shaw, Christine Loreth, Stephen F. Schaffner, Adrianne Gladden-Young, Gordon Adams, Timelia Fink, Christopher H. Tomkins-Tinch, Lydia A. Krasilnikova, Katherine C. DeRuff, Melissa Rudy, Matthew R. Bauer, Kim A. Lagerborg, Erica Normandin, Sinéad B. Chapman, Steven K. Reilly, Melis N. Anahtar, Aaron E. Lin, Amber Carter, Cameron Myhrvold, Molly E. Kemball, Sushma Chaluvadi, Caroline Cusick, Katelyn Flowers, Anna Neumann, Felecia Cerrato, Maha Farhat, Damien Slater, Jason B. Harris, John A. Branda, David Hooper, Jessie M. Gaeta, Travis P. Baggett, James O’Connell, Andreas Gnirke, Tami D. Lieberman, Anthony Philippakis, Meagan Burns, Catherine M. Brown, Jeremy Luban, Edward T. Ryan, Sarah E. Turbett, Regina C. LaRocque, William P. Hanage, Glen R. Gallagher, Lawrence C. Madoff, Sandra Smole, Virginia M. Pierce, Eric Rosenberg, Pardis C. Sabeti, Daniel J. Park, Bronwyn L. MacInnis
  • Assessing the age specificity of infection fatality rates for COVID-19: systematic review, meta-analysis, and public policy implicationsDecember 8
    • Andrew T. Levin, William P. Hanage, Nana Owusu-Boaitey, Kensington B. Cochran, Seamus P. Walsh, Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz
  • Persistence and Evolution of SARS-CoV-2 in an Immunocompromised HostDecember 3
    • Bina Choi, Manish C. Choudhary, James Regan, Jeffrey A. Sparks, Robert F. Padera, Xueting Qiu, Isaac H. Solomon, Hsiao-Hsuan Kuo, Julie Boucau, Kathryn Bowman, U. Das Adhikari, Marisa L. Winkler, Alisa A. Mueller, Tiffany Y-T. Hsu, Michaël Desjardins, Lindsey R. Baden, Brian T. Chan, Bruce D. Walker, Mathias Lichterfeld, Manfred Brigl, Douglas S. Kwon, Sanjat Kanjilal, Eugene T. Richardson, A. Helena Jonsson, Galit Alter, Amy K. Barczak, William P. Hanage, Xu G. Yu, Gaurav D. Gaiha, Michael S. Seaman, Manuela Cernadas, Jonathan Z. Li

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February 2020

  • Scenario exploration for SARS-CoV-2 infectionsFebruary 25
    • Developed by the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: Rebecca Kahn, Stephen Kissler, Nishant Kishore, Marc Lipsitch, in collaboration with Health Department colleagues