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One year of tracking the COVID-19 pandemic
Published Jan 22, 2021
On Jan. 22, 2020, a civil and systems engineering professor and her graduate student created a coronavirus tracker map that would become the world's leading source for real-time pandemic data
High income associated with masking, social distancing compliance
Published Jan 15, 2021
Survey suggests common public health measures such as masking, social distancing, and telework may be inaccessible or impractical for those with lower incomes
What you need to know about COVID-19 variants
Published Jan 15, 2021
Is it normal for a virus to mutate? Are the new strains of coronavirus more contagious? Will COVID-19 vaccines still work? Expert immunologist Andy Pekosz weighs in.
Bloomberg alums share strategy from Biden's COVID-19 task force
Published Jan 15, 2021
Two Bloomberg School alums—now members of President-elect Biden's coronavirus task force—share the incoming administration's strategies for fighting the COVID-19 pandemic
Machine learning tool gives early warning of cardiac issues in COVID-19 patients
Published Jan 13, 2021
New algorithm could warn doctors in advance of cardiac arrest or blood clots in hospitalized COVID-19 patients
Study suggests immunosuppressive drugs do not contribute to severity of COVID-19
Published Jan 13, 2021
A new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that individuals who are taking immunosuppressive drugs do not fare worse than others when they are hospitalized with COVID-19
University operations
JHU to resume limited in-person instruction for spring
Published Jan 8, 2021
Students will begin returning to campus Jan. 16 and the spring semester will begin as scheduled on Jan. 25
Fighting food insecurity during a global pandemic
Published Jan 6, 2021
Jessica Fanzo, of JHU's Global Food Ethics and Policy Program, urges government cooperation to address the growing crisis / Nature
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center passes 1 billion views
Published Jan 6, 2021
The site has become a trusted destination for data on the spread and reach of COVID-19
The future of face masks
Published Dec 22, 2020
Student engineering team wins $250,000 for adaptable surgical mask design in XPRIZE competition