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Covid-19

COVID-19
Convalescent plasma treatment may lower long COVID risk
Published Sept 20, 2023
Plasma from recovered patients, helpful in preventing severe COVID, could also decrease likelihood of post-COVID symptoms
Q+A
What's in store for the upcoming respiratory virus season?
Published July 31, 2023
Johns Hopkins epidemiologist David Dowdy says vaccines and a preventive drug for RSV offer hope for a healthier fall and winter
VOICES
What does the end of the COVID federal emergency mean?
Published May 8, 2023
The federal government rolls back certain pandemic protections May 11. What are the ramifications? Johns Hopkins experts weigh in.
Arts+Culture
From pandemic pivot improvisation to Peabody tradition
Published March 22, 2023
Conservatory students return to the cafeteria to commemorate the third anniversary of a spontaneous final performance before the COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020
COVID-19
Hopkins data hub ends after three years
Published March 10, 2023
The Coronavirus Resource Center, a critical resource during the COVID-19 pandemic, ceased the collection and reporting of COVID-19 data on March 10
Coronavirus Resource Center
Hopkins winds down pioneering pandemic data tracking
Published Feb 10, 2023
The Coronavirus Resource Center, a critical resource during the COVID-19 pandemic, will cease the collection and reporting of COVID-19 data on March 10; other Hopkins COVID-19 resources remain available
COVID-19
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.'
COVID-19
How SARS-CoV-2 evolved to counter its own weaknesses
Published Jan 18, 2023
Hopkins researchers say their research can improve our understanding of how the spike protein works and how the virus evolves
Health care innovations
Simple spray could keep COVID away
Published Jan 12, 2023
Hopkins engineers have developed a method to prevent harmful viruses from entering the lungs, blocking the spread of COVID-19 and influenza with a nasal spray
What's troubling our teens?
Published Winter 2022
Clinical psychologist Tamar Mendelson warns that the United States faces a gathering storm in the form of a teen mental health crisis. / Johns Hopkins Magazine