Johns Hopkins experts Ruth Karron, Ruth Faden, and Carleigh Krubiner explain the challenges pregnant women face in getting vaccinated and what the future may hold.
BLOOMBERG SCHOOL | August 21, 2020
Preparing for an Academic Year of Uncertainty
K-12 school systems have now largely decided how to continue instruction in the fall, and we’re starting to see the early impact of those decisions. In this webcast, Johns Hopkins University experts weighed in on what’s next—and specifically the different scenarios that leaders, teachers, parents, and students may face in the coming months depending on the pandemic’s trajectory in their communities.
Imitating a COVID-19 Vaccine With Convalescent Blood Plasma Treatment in Two Clinical Trials
“Crowdsourcing” of antibodies made by COVID-19 survivors is being tested for two uses: the first as a treatment to help prevent severe disease, hospitalization, and death in patients who are already ill with COVID-19. The second is as a post-exposure prophylaxis for people who have been exposed to COVID-19 to try and prevent infection from taking root.
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On the 15th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we remember Craig Fugate’s inspired leadership of the Florida Emergency Management Division’s post-Katrina response in Mississippi, which paved the way for his transformation of FEMA.
Bloomberg School | August 28, 2020
How Can I Ask My Friends to Wear Masks? Talking to Friends, Family, Kids, and Coworkers About COVID-19 Safety
Navigating the interpersonal side of COVID-19 safety.
Bloomberg School | August 26, 2020
When a COVID-19 vaccine is available, an allocation plan will be needed, which means prioritizing certain groups.
Bloomberg School | August 19, 2020
The metrics that determine whether students learn in school or at home may differ, but the goal is the same: Maximize benefits, minimize harms.
Bloomberg School | August 14, 2020
Campus life brings a risk for SARS-CoV-2 transmission. Colleges need to have a plan to minimize risk—and to act when transmission occurs.
Bloomberg School | August 14, 2020
COVID-19 and college: Limiting the risk of COVID-19 transmission while engaging in academic and residential college life.
Bloomberg School | August 12, 2020
Two epidemiologists explain this important term and what it means for individuals and communities.
Bloomberg School | August 10, 2020
The COVID-19 vaccine is on track to become the fastest-developed vaccine in history. That doesn’t mean the process is skipping any critical steps.
Bloomberg School | August 5, 2020
A new study suggests that universal masking may also reduce the amount of virus in the air—potentially leading to milder or even asymptomatic infections.
Bloomberg School | July 31, 2020
Johns Hopkins Receives $35 Million in Funding from Department of Defense for COVID-19 Blood Plasma Trials
Johns Hopkins researchers have received $35 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) JPEO-CBRND, on behalf of the Defense Health Agency, for two nationwide clinical trials.
Bloomberg School | July 30, 2020
A major challenge of Operation Warp Speed: Landing 150,000+ volunteers.
Global Health NOW | July 28, 2020
As the world fights SARS-CoV-2, the numbers funnel through one critical Johns Hopkins map..
Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health | July 24, 2020
How Richard Riley’s findings about tuberculosis transmission inform our COVID-19 response today.
Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health | July 17, 2020
Why “If We Build It/They Will Come” may not apply to humans and vaccines and what can be done about it.
Bloomberg School | July 9, 2020
A new analysis led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the number of U.S. prison residents who tested positive for COVID-19 was 5.5 times higher than the general U.S. population.
Bloomberg School | July 8, 2020
"Then COVID-19 hit—and dad, with lungs of steel and the heart of a lion, was fighting for his life at 61."
Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health | July 8, 2020
For asylum seekers, the incarcerated, frontline doctors, and others, COVID-19 has made hard lives harder.
Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health | July 1, 2020
How COVID-19 has reset the present and the future.
Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health | June 30, 2020
An exponential growth in models with no sign of plateauing.
Bloomberg School | June 22, 2020
Estimating the prevalence of infection and recovery is important for decision makers at national, state, and local levels.
The Center for Health Security | June 18, 2020
The trajectory of the U.S. pandemic will depend largely on the public’s willingness to invest in public health measures.
Bloomberg School | June 17, 2020
A Q&A with the authors of the COVID-19 Planning Guide and Self-Assessment for Higher Education.
The Center for Health Security | June 15, 2020
Liberia had a leg up on the low-tech pillars of outbreak response.
Global Health NOW | June 10, 2020
Analysis of COVID-19 clinical trials as of late March finds quantity but less quality.
Bloomberg School | June 9, 2020
America, reeling from twin crises, must now reckon with the racism that paved the path for both.
Global Health NOW | June 5, 2020
An old-school approach offers a fast, stopgap solution for a modern pandemic.
Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health | June 5, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic does not override the need to address another public health emergency—racism.
Global Health NOW | June 4, 2020
School closures have led to growing public health crises for children.
The Hub | June 3, 2020
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