Fall 20

This special issue explores how the people of Massachusetts General Hospital mobilized to confront the COVID-19 pandemic. From the earliest days, researchers raced to address the knowledge gap about a new, deadly foe. They found new solutions for testing, treatment and vaccines, even as clinicians in the emergency room and on the wards reconfigured everything in seeking to treat patients safely and effectively. And the efforts spread outward into the vulnerable communities surrounding the hospital.