Covid 19 Response

The coronavirus (Covid-19) has shaken the world. Here are some of the ways that the Human Flourishing Program is entering into the public conversation.

VanderWeele, T.J., Fulks, J., Plake, J.F., and Lee, M.T. (2021). National well-being measures before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in online samples. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 36:248–250.       JGIM
H. K. Koh, A. C. Geller, T. J. VanderWeele (2020), Deaths From COVID-19 JAMA. 2021;325(2):133–134. JAMA Network Logo

WEBINAR: Bridging the Gap between Science and Faith

CURA logo

VanderWeele, T.J. (2020). Challenges estimating total lives lost in COVID-19 decisions: consideration of mortality related to unemployment, social isolation, and depression. JAMA, 324(5): 445–446.


Human Flourishing Blog: Flourishing Amidst Coronavirus

Human Flourishing Blog at Psychology Today 

Pearce, N., Vandenbroucke, J., VanderWeele, T.J., Greenland, S. (2020). Accurate statistics on COVID-19 are essential for policy guidance and decisionsAmerican Journal of Public Health, 110(7): 949-951

 AJPH Logo

VanderWeele, T.J. (2020). Love of neighbor during pandemic: navigating the competing goods of religious gatherings and physical healthJournal of Religion and Health, 59: 2196–2202

 Journal of Religion and Health

Moral Guidance on Prioritizing Care During a Pandemic

 Public Discourse Logo

WEBINAR: Pandemic Ethics: Human Flourishing During a Crisis

Heritage Foundation Webinar

Science and the sacraments: an interview with a Catholic epidemiologist at Harvard

 Catholic Herald

W. Kaftanski, Contagion, suggestion, imitation: Learning from the COVID-19 pandemic

ABC Religion Ethics