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global health

World health
Study identifies dire economic impact of COVID-19 in Africa
Published Oct 15, 2020
Survey finds decreases in food security and household income, while women report feeling nervous about grocery shopping in public markets, seeking health care
Earth Day 2020
Cooking for a cleaner environment
Published April 22, 2020
A project in Peru funded by the Johns Hopkins Alliance for a Healthier World seeks greener, sustainable alternatives to unsafe biomass food preparation
COVID-19
Now is not the time to ease social distancing measures, experts say
Published March 24, 2020
Amid talk of restarting the economy, Johns Hopkins public health officials and leaders urge the public to remain at home to slow the spread of COVID-19
COVID-19
Social distancing and 'flattening the curve'
Published March 13, 2020
Read the latest guidance from CDC and Johns Hopkins experts on measures to curtail the coronavirus outbreak
Coronavirus
Study: COVID-19 symptoms start about five days after exposure
Published March 9, 2020
Bloomberg School study suggests a median incubation period of 5.1 days for the new coronavirus, affirming the 14-day quarantine used by the CDC and other health authorities
Coronavirus
Health system readiness key to response
Published March 3, 2020
Hopkins broadcasts live webcast discussion about the latest developments in the global COVID-19 outbreak
Coronavirus
Here's the Hopkins study President Trump referenced
Published Feb 27, 2020
The Global Health Security Index, issued in October by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, assessed 195 countries on their readiness to deal with the threat of an epidemic or pandemic. Overall, the results were not encouraging.
Global health
Map tracks coronavirus outbreak
Published Jan 23, 2020
The dashboard, built by a team at the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering and regularly updated with data from the WHO, CDC, and other sources, illustrates how the virus is spreading in China and beyond
Study: Viruses are leading cause of pneumonia in children
Published June 27, 2019
PERCH study, led by researchers at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, highlights the need for new vaccines, especially for respiratory synctial virus
Global health
Study compares HIV risk among three common methods of contraception
Published June 13, 2019
ECHO trial in eastern and southern Africa shows high incidence of HIV infection among study participants despite extensive HIV prevention counseling