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public health

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
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
Q+A
Hopkins experts answer questions about coronavirus
Published Feb 20, 2020
Epidemiologist Jennifer Nuzzo, emergency medicine specialist Lauren Sauer participate in COVID-19 information session at Carey Business School
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
Public health
Winged victory
Published Jan 3, 2020
A Hopkins scientist is studying the ways the deadly Nipah virus affects carrier fruit bats to better understand how it spreads to humans
The invisible women
Published Winter 2019
A growing number of women are incarcerated in the U.S., thousands of whom give birth behind bars. Carolyn Sufrin aims to improve the standards of care for this underseen, understudied population. There's a lot we don't know. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Women's Health
Self-screening for cervical cancer
Published Winter 2019
A new cervical cancer screening program, created in coordination with Jhpiego, allows women in Botswana to take control of their health. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Mental health
Social media use may pose mental health risks for teens
Published Sept 11, 2019
Social media use by adolescents linked to behaviors that may indicate mental health problems such as social withdrawal and difficulty coping with anxiety or depression
public health
Analysis predicts U.S. counties at risk for measles outbreaks
Published May 9, 2019
New analysis predicts locations for possible future U.S. outbreaks based on international air travel, vaccination rates, population data