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Covid-19

COVID-19
Hopkins data hub ends after three years
Published March 10, 2023
The Coronavirus Resource Center, a critical resource during the COVID-19 pandemic, ceased the collection and reporting of COVID-19 data on March 10
Coronavirus Resource Center
Hopkins winds down pioneering pandemic data tracking
Published Feb 10, 2023
The Coronavirus Resource Center, a critical resource during the COVID-19 pandemic, will cease the collection and reporting of COVID-19 data on March 10; other Hopkins COVID-19 resources remain available
COVID-19
An influential COVID tracker shuts down
Published Feb 10, 2023
'It's bittersweet,' Lauren Gardner, an engineering professor who launched the project with one of her students, told NPR's Morning Edition. 'But it's an appropriate time to move on.'
COVID-19
How SARS-CoV-2 evolved to counter its own weaknesses
Published Jan 18, 2023
Hopkins researchers say their research can improve our understanding of how the spike protein works and how the virus evolves
Health care innovations
Simple spray could keep COVID away
Published Jan 12, 2023
Hopkins engineers have developed a method to prevent harmful viruses from entering the lungs, blocking the spread of COVID-19 and influenza with a nasal spray
What's troubling our teens?
Published Winter 2022
Clinical psychologist Tamar Mendelson warns that the United States faces a gathering storm in the form of a teen mental health crisis. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
COVID-19
Tracking COVID-19 omicron variants
Published Nov 11, 2022
Andrew Pekosz and Joshua Sharfstein discuss the many faces of omicron, which tools are still holding up against it, and what virologists are still waiting to see from this virus
Q+A
Expert warns of a 'tripledemic'
Published Oct 31, 2022
Now is the time to get your flu shots and bivalent boosters as hospitals and healthcare systems reach capacity with surging cases of flu, RSV, and COVID-19, says Brian Garibaldi of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Biocontainment Unit
Q+A
Why and when to get a bivalent booster
Published Oct 6, 2022
The newly available COVID-19 boosters offer the best protection against current strains. But who needs it and when should they get it?
Faculty Honors
Lauren Gardner wins top biomedical research prize
Published Sept 28, 2022
Gardner, creator of the COVID-19 dashboard that became the world's most trusted source for reliable, real-time data about the COVID pandemic, wins the 2022 Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award