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Covid-19

Vaccination
FDA authorizes COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5 years old. What's next?
Published June 16, 2022
Vaccine expert Ruth Karron discusses the authorization of COVID-19 vaccines for those under 5 years old, and what's likely to happen with the authorization over the next few weeks
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
COVID-19
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
Q+A
Taking the temperature of the pandemic
Published May 16, 2022
As the U.S. reaches one million COVID-19 deaths, where are we in the arc of the pandemic? Epidemiologist David Dowdy explains.
Oh, memories, where art thou?
Published Spring 2022
Recent research highlights the pandemic's impact on our perception of time and memory. Can we jumpstart new memories, or is this shift permanent? / Johns Hopkins Magazine
COVID-19
Study finds similar risks for those hospitalized with omicron, delta variants
Published April 26, 2022
People who contracted the omicron or delta variants of COVID-19 required similar levels of respiratory support and intensive care when hospitalized, study finds
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
Public health
Food insecurity doubled likelihood of missing medical care during first year of pandemic in U.S.
Published April 15, 2022
Survey conducted in December 2020 also found minorities and low-income individuals were at elevated risk of food insecurity
COVID-19
Study: Inflammation, not the virus itself, causes COVID-19-related loss of smell
Published April 12, 2022
New research suggests the virus does not infect the nerves of the olfactory bulb but causes inflammation of the tissue, reducing the number of nerves able to transmit signals to the brain
Cognitive Psychology
Oh, Memories, Where Art Thou?
Published April 4, 2022
Recent research highlights the pandemic's impact on our perception of time and memory. Can we jumpstart new memories, or is this shift permanent?