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Aviation For Health

Aviation For Health

HEALTHY BUILDINGS

A Program at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The last 30 years has seen unprecedented growth in global air travel. World air passenger demand was estimated at 2.45 billion passengers in 2009. With air traffic projected to double over the next 15-20 years, understanding the factors that influence passenger and flight crew health is of critical importance. For over a decade we have been conducting research related to aviation and health. We think of the airplane cabin as just another unique indoor environment where we can apply our building science and health science research.

Relevant Research

Feb 4, 2022
NASEM: Aviation After a Year of Pandemic – Economics, People, and Technology: A Workshop
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Feb 4, 2022
NASEM: Flying in the COVID-19 Era–Science-based Risk Assessments and Mitigation Strategies on the Ground and in the Air: A Workshop
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In The News

Jan 12, 2021
The Guardian: With England in lockdown 3, it’s time ministers got it right on face masks
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Sep 1, 2020
Key to Preventing Covid-19 Indoors: Ventilation
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