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Coronavirus

Public health
Life expectancy is declining in the U.S. It doesn't have to be.
Published Dec 6, 2022
A new report authored by experts from the Bloomberg School of Public Health identify solutions to pressing public health concerns that are causing the average American life expectancy to fall
Q+A
Expert warns of a 'tripledemic'
Published Oct 31, 2022
Now is the time to get your flu shots and bivalent boosters as hospitals and healthcare systems reach capacity with surging cases of flu, RSV, and COVID-19, says Brian Garibaldi of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Biocontainment Unit
Health Disparities
Vital tech with a fatal flaw
Published Fall 2022
The pulse oximeter is now a staple in hospital rooms and personal medicine cabinets. But a major flaw in its design could prevent people of color from receiving the care they need. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Endemic COVID
What does the new CDC guidance tell us about the COVID-19 pandemic?
Published Aug 15, 2022
Johns Hopkins epidemiologist David Dowdy says the guidance update brings the CDC in line with the habits of Americans and suggests we're closer to a new, endemic phase of COVID-19
Health disparities
Vital tech with a fatal flaw
Published Aug 8, 2022
The pulse oximeter is now a staple in hospital rooms and personal medicine cabinets. But a major flaw in its design could prevent people of color from receiving the care they need.
Education
Johns Hopkins, national partners tackle academic success and well-being for students
Published July 5, 2022
National Partnership for Student Success, with U.S. Department of Education and AmeriCorps, will help students recover from impact of COVID-19 pandemic
Vaccination
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
Coronavirus
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
Immune response
Risk of breakthrough COVID-19 infection higher among people with HIV
Published June 7, 2022
Finding suggests that all people with HIV might benefit from additional dose in primary vaccination
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