Archived articles
Published April 16, 2021
School of Nursing researcher Tamar Rodney discusses the impacts of COVID-19 on our collective mental health as part of the Hopkins at Home lecture series
Public health
What the American Rescue Plan means for public health
Published April 12, 2021
Experts discuss implications of the historic bill and its impact on health equity issues, local health departments, and schools of public health
Facts about the vax
Published April 8, 2021
Johns Hopkins launches campaign to help people make informed decisions about COVID-19 vaccines
Nursing homes
Study identifies risk factors for COVID-19 infection, hospitalization, and mortality among U.S. nursing home residents
Published April 8, 2021
Study finds that infection risk tended to be affected by nursing homes and surrounding communities, while risk for hospitalization and death depended on patient-specific factors
Snapshot of COVID-19 vaccine intentions highlights challenges of achieving community immunity goals
Published March 25, 2021
Survey fielded in late November and early December suggests half of Americans were either hesitant or unlikely to get vaccinated; findings continue to inform where there's more work to do
Data map
Predicting a COVID-19 outbreak? There's an app for that.
Published March 24, 2021
More than 19,000 users in every U.S. state have contributed outbreak tracking data to the COVID Control app, which launched last year
Health policy
Surveys find strong support for COVID-19 mitigation measures over time
Published March 23, 2021
Large differences were seen by age, beliefs, and political affiliation and among those who trust science and those who do not
Long Covid
Study probes the 'long-haul' effects of COVID-19
Published March 22, 2021
Headed by a team of university epidemiologists, the Johns Hopkins COVID Long Study seeks to uncover answers about why some people suffer long-term effects of COVID-19 infection
Good news
The case for vaccine optimism
Published March 21, 2021
Public Health on Call podcast discusses the short and long-term impact the increase of vaccinations will have on the pandemic, and when we might be able to expect a return to normalcy
JHU marks 100,000 asymptomatic COVID-19 tests since August
Published March 12, 2021
The milestone reflects mass participation in the university's testing program as well as significant clinical and logistical coordination