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Coronavirus Resource Center
Pandemic Data Initiative will address COVID-19 data problems
Published May 17, 2021
The latest resource from the Coronavirus Resource Center will explore state and national data discrepancies revealed by the pandemic
A perfect symmetry of science and the humanities
Published May 17, 2021
Since launching in 2015, the major in medicine, science, and the humanities has allowed students the freedom to design meaningful, challenging courses of study
Environment
Bug appétit: Why eating cicadas is good for the environment
Published May 14, 2021
Jessica Fanzo, an expert in food policy and ethics, discusses the environmental and health benefits of eating insects, including cicadas
'Safe System' approach could dramatically reduce road deaths while improving equity
Published May 13, 2021
Safe System roads are designed to minimize mistakes made by drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists and to limit the damage when accidents do occur
Food safety
Organic meat less likely to be contaminated with multidrug-resistant bacteria, study suggests
Published May 13, 2021
Analysis also uncovers meats from processors that handle both organic and conventional retail meat may be less likely to be contaminated with pathogenic bacteria
Community
Grad students host Mother's Day diaper drive for parents in need
Published May 7, 2021
They're partnering with Baltimore nonprofit ShareBaby, which provides supplies and support to families who struggle to meet their children's diaper needs
Bridging faith and science to combat the overdose crisis
Published May 6, 2021
National leaders from science and faith discussed the promise of a collaborative relationship to reduce stigma about addiction, educate about prevention, treatment, and long-term recovery
Health Policy Forum
CDC director discusses COVID-19 vaccines, variants, and the U.S. pandemic response
Published May 5, 2021
School of Medicine alum Rochelle Walensky, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, returns to JHU for a conversation with Dean Paul Rothman
Q+A
The environmental toll of fighting COVID-19
Published May 5, 2021
Masks, gloves, and chemical disinfectants will outlast the pandemic. Environmental engineer Ana María Rule says there are better alternatives to plastics and harsh chemicals.
Viruses that heal
Published May 4, 2021
Bacteriophage therapy could help in the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria
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