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University operations
JHU revises COVID-19 safety protocols ahead of spring semester
Published Jan 15, 2022
Spring semester will start in-person as scheduled on Jan. 24; university issues new masking requirements, updates guidance on isolation/quarantine for students
Should omicron close schools?
Published Jan 12, 2022
Experts from across Johns Hopkins weigh in on best practices for students, teachers, and families
Making sense of the messiness of omicron
Published Jan 10, 2022
In this Q+A, experts from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health address some common questions and scenarios with what is known right now
Tom Inglesby joins White House COVID-19 Response Team
Published Jan 7, 2022
Inglesby previously served as senior policy adviser for COVID-19 response for the secretary of U.S. Health and Human Services
Early dose of convalescent plasma may help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization
Published Jan 5, 2022
Nationwide, multicenter clinical trial led by Johns Hopkins shows convalescent plasma works as an early treatment for COVID-19, reducing need for hospitalization by 50%
COVID-19 continues to hound U.S. with new surge, new variant
Published Dec 21, 2021
As the pandemic's second year ends, the nation struggles to avoid a repeat of widespread lockdowns. But vaccinations continue to tame the impact—for now.
Platform screens potential coronavirus treatments
Published Dec 14, 2021
The new high-throughput platform screens for compounds that target a protein fold in viruses that is essential to their life cycle; tool could be used to identify and develop treatments
Public health
Young people, long COVID
Published Nov 30, 2021
As many as 1 in 10 young people struggle for months after SARS-CoV-2 infection
U.S. cases, deaths decline, but vigilance still needed
Published Oct 22, 2021
531,000 cases reported this week represents a 13.2% decline from last week, marking the lowest average daily case count since late July
Data visualization
COVID-19's disproportionate impact on American Indian, Alaska Native tribes
Published Oct 11, 2021
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, Center for American Indian Health launch visualization of pandemic spread within Tribal Nations