As many as 180,000 contact tracers are needed, but many states face challenges in rapidly scaling up this new workforce. The estimate of 180,000 new tracers was part of the Bipartisan Public Health Leaders Letter on COVID19 Tracking and Tracing published on April 27th. Expansion of the contact tracing workforce.ThereContinue Reading

Harvard’s School of Public Health and the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics produced a plan covering 13 priority areas for moving to the next stage of COVID-19 public health policies. The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic presents a daunting challenge, with only “less bad” options available in the short term until a vaccineContinue Reading