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Center for health security

Public health
JHU experts play lead roles in epidemic preparedness project
Published Sept 19, 2023
Center for Health Security, others from across Hopkins receive CDC funding to help communities prepare for future emerging health threats
The pandemic has reached a plateau, but for how long?
Published June 8, 2022
Johns Hopkins health security expert Tom Inglesby provides an update on the state of the pandemic and how vaccination, funding, and variants may affect its future
The present and future of masking
Published Aug 16, 2021
Periodic mask-wearing is here to stay, but basic risk assessment skills can help us weigh the pros and cons of ever-changing conditions
The ills of pandemic fatigue
Published Feb 9, 2021
As the U.S. nears the anniversary of the first cases of community transmission of COVID-19, expert Caitlin Rivers discusses why we must remain dedicated to public health practices
This is not a drill
Published Summer 2020
For decades, scientists and researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security have warned of the catastrophic impact of a pandemic. Now they're using their expertise to help lessen the impact of one. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Massive U.S. contact tracing effort 'of critical importance'
Published April 24, 2020
Hopkins expert Crystal Watson discusses the significance and challenges of the COVID-19 containment strategy
Data visualization
JHU launches U.S.-focused COVID-19 tracking map
Published April 14, 2020
New map features U.S. county-level data on testing, population, infection rate, and hospital capacity
U.S. hasn't 'found the edges of the outbreak'
Published April 10, 2020
Caitlin Rivers from the Center for Health Security discusses how well interventions are working to slow the spread of COVID-19 and what the road ahead looks like in the U.S.
U.S. faces long road to reopening
Published April 7, 2020
Crystal Watson, senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, discusses what the nation needs to do to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic safely and begin transitioning back to normalcy
Hopkins experts present latest coronavirus information on Capitol Hill
Published March 6, 2020
Experts discuss how COVID-19 is transmitted, how it is being tracked, and how governments, institutions, and individuals can prevent its spread