Archived articles


Archiving the moment
Published July 9, 2020
Johns Hopkins University and Hospital have launched archival projects to preserve the pandemic experiences of the Hopkins community as learning tools for future generations
By the numbers
Coronavirus infections and death rate higher in prisons
Published July 8, 2020
Infection rate is five times higher and the death rate is three times higher in state and federal prisons than in the general population, study finds
Study: Urban density not linked to higher coronavirus infection rates
Published July 2, 2020
Study of more than 900 U.S. metropolitan counties suggests that area size matters more than population density in spread of COVID-19
Flattening the curve
Individuals practiced physical distancing before state mandates
Published July 1, 2020
New study of cell phone data shows that people in counties hardest hit by the pandemic voluntarily reduced their number of daily trips outside the home to slow the spread of coronavirus
Global affairs
Experts imagine a post-pandemic world
Published July 1, 2020
Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins hosts a two-day forum exploring our shifting geopolitical landscape
Lab-grown 'mini-brains' suggest COVID-19 virus can infect human brain cells
Published July 1, 2020
A Johns Hopkins collaboration has demonstrated that the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, can infect and replicate within a human mini-brain model
Distributing a COVID-19 vaccine raises complex ethical issues
Published July 1, 2020
Bioethicist Ruth Faden says a vaccine is no 'silver bullet' for ending the pandemic—once a vaccine is developed, complex questions of distribution and access arise
Storm cells
Published June 29, 2020
Researchers at Johns Hopkins are racing to understand the connection between COVID-19 and a deadly immune system malfunction called a cytokine storm
Event preview
Forum explores shifting geopolitical order
Published June 29, 2020
Kissinger Center for Global Affairs convenes experts to discuss what the world will look like in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic
Making a better mask
Published June 26, 2020
WSE Manufacturing is designing and testing plans for a mass-producible reusable respirator mask to support the dwindling supply of N95 masks