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Covid-19

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
COVID-19
Should omicron close schools?
Published Jan 12, 2022
Experts from across Johns Hopkins weigh in on best practices for students, teachers, and families
Q+A
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
Coronavirus
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%
Coronavirus
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.
Biochemistry
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
COVID-19
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