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Public health
Experts: U.S. must build a unified public health system
Published Oct 18, 2022
A national commission recommends stitching together the patchwork of local, state, and federal agencies responsible for managing chronic and emerging diseases
Faculty Honors
Lauren Gardner wins top biomedical research prize
Published Sept 28, 2022
Gardner, creator of the COVID-19 dashboard that became the world's most trusted source for reliable, real-time data about the COVID pandemic, wins the 2022 Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award
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
U.S. rolls out COVID-19 vaccines for youngest children
Published June 23, 2022
The CDC and FDA approved vaccines by Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech in children older than 6 months; vaccinations began this week
U.S. COVID-19 death toll should serve as a warning
Published May 20, 2022
As the United States passed 1 million COVID-19 deaths, Johns Hopkins experts reflect on the pandemic's toll and the interconnected nature of public health
Pandemic data
One million lives lost to COVID-19
Published May 17, 2022
Experts say the tragic milestone, now recorded by the Coronavirus Resource Center tracker, likely occurred months ago and that higher vaccination rates could have prevented many fatalities
Hopkins experts support mask use despite judge's ruling
Published April 22, 2022
COVID-19 transmission may increase in tandem with the end of a federal masking mandate on public transportation, according to experts at the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
Experts discuss risks of ending mask mandates too soon
Published Feb 11, 2022
Indoor winter gatherings, low vaccination rates among eligible children are reasons for concern, according Hopkins experts
Remdesivir improves outcome for hospitalized COVID-19 patients
Published Jan 26, 2022
A new data analysis shows how the antiviral drug's effectiveness can shorten hospital stays and alleviate the crush of new cases overwhelming the nation's health care system
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