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Coronavirus
Here's the Hopkins study President Trump referenced
Published Feb 27, 2020
The Global Health Security Index, issued in October by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, assessed 195 countries on their readiness to deal with the threat of an epidemic or pandemic. Overall, the results were not encouraging.
Experts weigh in
Coronavirus prevention and preparedness
Published Feb 5, 2020
Experts from the Center for Health Security and the Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response discuss the current outbreak of novel coronavirus
Q+A
Interventions in focus as coronavirus outbreak grows
Published Feb 3, 2020
Tom Inglesby from the Center for Health Security puts the latest numbers into perspective and shares his thoughts on the global public health response
Global health
As coronavirus outbreak evolves, key questions remain
Published Jan 28, 2020
Jennifer Nuzzo, an expert in disease outbreak detection and response, discusses what we've learned in the past week about the virus that now infects more than 4,500 people
Q+A
What we know and don't know about coronavirus
Published Jan 22, 2020
Tom Inglesby, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, discusses the health interventions that work on a global scale to contain an emerging disease like coronavirus
Health security
A massive gap in pandemic preparedness
Published Nov 6, 2019
Event 201 simulation hosted by university's Center for Health Security envisions a fast-spreading coronavirus with a devastating impact
COMMENTARY
Not ordinary science
Published Feb 28, 2019
Public health experts condemn 'dangerous' research as government gives apparent green light to experiments that aim to create airborne bird flu / The Washington Post
Biosecurity
Horsepox synthesis raises questions for science
Published July 11, 2017
Director of JHU's Center for Health Security discusses the implications of this ominous research breakthrough
Infectious disease
Tool draws on lessons learned from U.S. Ebola cases
Published June 26, 2017
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, CDC develop checklist to help communities assess, strengthen preparedness
Commentary
Trump's budget makes U.S. more vulnerable to bioterrorism
Published June 1, 2017
Experts from Center for Health Security explore potential ramifications of proposed cuts at CDC, DHS, FEMA / The Hill