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Pandemic response
COVID-19: Six months in
Published June 18, 2020
Johns Hopkins experts take stock of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the challenges that lie ahead
Risk/Reward
AN EYE FOR THE NEXT BIG THING
Published Summer 2020
Nan Zhang asks, "Why can't we shop in a new way that allows you to purchase directly with what you already own and save money from bypassing resale?" / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Coronavirus
Pandemic poses key challenges for preventing child sexual abuse
Published May 13, 2020
Johns Hopkins center releases family resource pages, online course for people concerned about their own sexual feelings toward children
Treating COVID-19
Johns Hopkins engineers develop 3D-printed ventilator splitters
Published April 2, 2020
Their prototype aims to address safety concerns about cross-contamination and correctly managing air flow to patients
Epidemiology
JHU offers free COVID-19 course
Published March 27, 2020
The class is offered publicly on Coursera and requires no prior background in science or health fields
A place to heal
Published Spring 2020
Susan Sherman's SPARC Center serves some of the Baltimore's most vulnerable. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
COVID-19
Joshua Scharfstein on Reddit
Published March 17, 2020
Josh Sharfstein, former Baltimore City health commissioner, discusses social distancing, hand-washing, and the importance of helping those who are at high risk
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
Hopkins in the news
Behind the scenes of the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 response
Published March 9, 2020
'60 Minutes' segment tours the Hopkins 'command center' where 40 scientists, engineers, and nurses work to prepare for the spread of coronavirus / 60 Minutes