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Beth blauer

An influential COVID tracker shuts down
Published Feb 10, 2023
'It's bittersweet,' Lauren Gardner, an engineering professor who launched the project with one of her students, told NPR's Morning Edition. 'But it's an appropriate time to move on.'
Pandemic analysis
Better data needed to defeat misinformation
Published July 25, 2022
Global COVID map creator Lauren Gardner and data lead Beth Blauer say scientists can reclaim public standing with better communication
Urban initiative
First international cohort of mayors joins Hopkins-led City Data Alliance
Published July 14, 2022
$60M investment by Bloomberg Philanthropies will empower city leaders to create new models of data excellence
COVID-19 cases surge but not deaths as pandemic enters third year
Published Jan 7, 2022
In briefing Friday, experts agree that vaccination is the reason behind the lower death rate despite the soaring number of people infected with COVID-19
Public innovation
New Hopkins center will help cities develop creative solutions
Published Oct 20, 2021
With a $43M investment, the Bloomberg Center for Public Innovation aims to deliver better results for residents while advancing the field of public sector innovation
COVID-19 this week: Booster shots and U.S. strategies
Published Oct 15, 2021
Johns Hopkins experts Beth Blauer and William Moss discuss booster shots, global vaccine supply strategies, data collection issues