Roadmap to Healthy Schools

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The Roadmap to Healthy Schools is a practical guide to infection prevention and control at the school level. It includes useful case studies of promising practices from schools and districts that have had success with resuming in-person instruction, as well as tools and recommendations that can be used to replicate some of those practices in each unique context.

Welcome Message from the Infection Prevention & Control Taskforce

Danielle Allen

Danielle Allen, chair of the Infection Prevention and Control and Schools task force, shares about the work that the task force has done over the past few months to support leaders at the state, local, and school level in safely and sustainably reopening schools for in-person learning.

Infection Prevention & Control Scientific Consensus Statement

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This consensus statement, issued by a group of leading scientists in conjunction with COVID Collaborative and JHD, builds on the CDC guidance and provides evidence to reinforce the effectiveness of layered infection prevention and control measures inside schools. Click the button to download the statement.

The Path to Zero: Key Metrics for COVID Suppression

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Today a network of research, policy, and public health experts convened by Harvard’s Global Health Institute and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics launches a Key Metrics For COVID Suppression framework that provides clear, accessible guidance to policy makers and the public on how to target and suppress COVID-19 more effectively across the nation.

Mitigate/Suppress/ Maintain: Local Targets for Victory Over COVID

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The sixteenth white paper in our ongoing COVID series is, “Mitigate/Suppress/Maintain: Local Targets for Victory Over COVID,” by Divya Siddarth, Marie-Laurie Charpignon, Dean Foster, Kazumi Hoshino, Sham Kakade, John C. Langford, Nicolás Della Penna, Rajiv Sethi, Sema K. Sgaier, Peter Smittenaar, Nicholas Stewart, and E. Glen Weyl. Abstract There is growing consensus around a strategy […]

Pandemic Resilience: Getting It Done

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Our bipartisan group of experts in economics, public health, technology, and ethics from across the country, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, has released Pandemic Resilience: Getting it Done, a supplement to the Roadmap to Pandemic Resilience.

The Mechanics of the COVID-19 Testing Supply Chain: Version 2.0

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To deliver a safe social opening by June 30, we need to deliver 5 million tests per day with results returned in 12-24 hours. The number of test results delivered will need to increase to 20 million per day by July 30 to fully remobilize the economy.

Roadmap to Pandemic Resilience

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Our bipartisan group of experts in economics, public health, technology, and ethics from across the country, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, has released the nation’s first comprehensive operational roadmap for mobilizing and reopening the U.S. economy in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.

Immunity Certificates: If We Must Have Them, We Must Do It Right

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This paper outlines key technical and governance considerations necessary for a robust, privacy-protecting credentialing system, and discusses the risks of such programs. The paper also endeavors to sketch out the necessary rate of adoption and the likely ecosystem of partners required for successful implementation of immunity certificates. Finally, it offers a roadmap and call to action for policymakers (with a focus on North America and Europe) and to the technology community to align on standards to ensure we do not end up with fragmented implementations that fall short of meeting achievable, and essential, goals.