Coronavirus Conversations

Discussion: A deepening coronavirus crisis in Brazil

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Brazil — Latin America’s largest country — is experiencing a deepening crisis with the coronavirus pandemic. As part of The World's regular series of conversations about the pandemic, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Marcia Castro, chair of the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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Discussion: Coronavirus vaccine acceptance and public attitudes

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There seems to be a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel with the approval of several vaccines and the widespread rollout of vaccination campaigns around the world. But questions about vaccine acceptance persists. As part of The World's regular series of conversations about the coronavirus, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Harvard public opinion expert Gillian SteelFisher, who discussed public attitudes toward COVID-19 vaccines.

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Discussion: Grieving and mental health amid the coronavirus pandemic

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Despite vaccination campaigns underway, the end of the pandemic is still a way off and the death toll continues to weigh on the mental health of people around the world. How do you grieve amid the ongoing suffering? As part of The World's regular series of conversations with Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with clinical psychologist Christy Denckla.

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Discussion: A pandemic and schools disrupted

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The coronavirus pandemic has forced school systems around the world to piece together a patchwork of in-person, remote and hybrid learning programs. What’s the latest science on children and COVID-19? The World's Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Harvard education expert Meira Levinson, and epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch.

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Discussion: Surging coronavirus cases and new vaccines

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With spiking coronavirus cases, the US and countries around the globe are looking to measures such as COVID-19 vaccines and rapid self-testing. But steps such as mask-wearing and social distancing remain critical. As part of our regular series of conversations about the pandemic, The World’s Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Harvard epidemiologist Megan Murray for the latest insights.

Discussion: Mental health and 'pandemic fatigue' ahead of the holidays

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The coronavirus crisis is leading to mental health and lockdown fatigue. How are people coping with ongoing needs to social distance, wear masks and stay at home? As part of our regular conversation series on the pandemic, The World's Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health psychiatric epidemiologist Karestan Koenen.

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