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In a world of social distancing, telemedicine is king
Published Aug 5, 2020
Phillip Phan, a professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at the Carey Business School, discusses promising developments in telemedicine that may have been sped up by the onset of the coronavirus pandemic
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Even amid social distancing, 'vicarious learning' can work
Published June 18, 2020
Whether professionally or personally, humans learn from each others' life experiences all the time. How do we continue doing that during COVID-19?
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Can corporations be trusted after regulations are eased during the pandemic?
Published June 4, 2020
Regulations against corporate collusion have been relaxed to help manufacturing during coronavirus pandemic, but will firms do the right thing when the viral threat is over?
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Taming COVID-19 requires urgent search for both vaccine and treatment
Published May 28, 2020
Johns Hopkins lecturer Bonnie Robeson, who led drug discovery and development during AIDS epidemic, shares why scientists should prioritize finding a suitable therapy for COVID-19 as well as a vaccine
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Nurses leading global COVID-19 response
Published May 13, 2020
Patricia Davidson discusses how the pandemic is highlighting work that nurses do during crisis situations and beyond
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How COVID-19 affects adolescents
Published May 11, 2020
Faculty experts from the Johns Hopkins Center for Adolescent Health discuss the challenges faced by adolescents during the coronavirus pandemic
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Disinformation during a pandemic
Published May 8, 2020
Thomas Rid, SAIS faculty expert on cybersecurity and disinformation, discusses the efforts by foreign countries to influence the public's understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic
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The long road to herd immunity
Published April 30, 2020
Achieving herd protection can stop the spread of an infectious disease within a population, but as Bloomberg School experts explain, the U.S. is nowhere near that point with SARS-CoV-2, and getting there could prove difficult
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The high value of the performing arts during social distancing
Published April 29, 2020
"Music is there even when we can't leave our houses," says Peabody Dean Fred Bronstein. "And it's more important than ever."
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Understanding changing guidance on mask use
Published April 24, 2020
Kirsten Koehler and Ana Rule, faculty experts from the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering, answer questions on the use of masks, gloves, and PPE