Can HVAC systems help prevent transmission of COVID-19?

Can HVAC systems help prevent transmission of COVID-19?

This article was written collaboratively by the Advanced Industries Practice. The authors include Stephanie Balgeman, Ben Meigs, Stephan Mohr, Arvid Niemöller, and Paolo Spranzi. Although much remains unknown about COVID-19, scientists have established that the...
Reimagining the postpandemic workforce

Reimagining the postpandemic workforce

As the pandemic begins to ease, many companies are planning a new combination of remote and on-site working, a hybrid virtual model in which some employees are on premises, while others work from home. The new model promises greater access to talent, increased...
Prioritizing health: A prescription for prosperity

Prioritizing health: A prescription for prosperity

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unwelcome reminder of just how much health matters for individuals, society, and the global economy. For the past century or more, health improvements from vaccines, antibiotics, sanitation, and nutrition, among others, have saved millions...
COVID-19: Visualizing the impact of an invisible threat

COVID-19: Visualizing the impact of an invisible threat

How do you depict a threat that’s invisible to the naked eye yet having devastating impact across the globe? Since early March, when COVID-19 began its global spread, McKinsey has published 350 articles, surveys, reports, and conversations on the impact of the...