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The latest on omicron
Published Dec 10, 2021
The COVID-19 variant is infecting the vaccinated and spreading quickly around the world. Here's what we know so far.
Could COVID-19 vaccines become mandatory in the U.S.?
Published Nov 20, 2020
While there is legislative precedent for vaccine mandates, legal and public health expert Joanne Rosen says other strategies could help U.S. states achieve widespread vaccination for COVID-19
What are the different kinds of COVID-19 tests?
Published Nov 18, 2020
What are the different type of COVID-19 tests and how are they used? Yuka Manabe, a Johns Hopkins expert in infectious diseases and testing, offers a survey of the current coronavirus testing landscape.
Insights into Pfizer's promising COVID-19 vaccine news
Published Nov 13, 2020
Public health expert Josh Sharfstein discusses what makes an RNA vaccine so special and why the announcement of an effective Pfizer vaccine is so important
COVID-19 vaccines face logistical challenges, expert says
Published Nov 12, 2020
In latest episode of 'Public Health On Call,' bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel discusses the logistical and equity infrastructure needed to effectively roll out a U.S. coronavirus vaccine