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vaccines

Q+A
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
Q+A
Coronavirus vaccine won't emerge overnight
Published April 16, 2020
Supriya Munshaw, an expert in the commercialization of early-stage technologies at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, discusses the process of developing a vaccine for COVID-19
Q+A
What will it take to develop a vaccine?
Published March 26, 2020
Global health expert Ruth Karron discusses the work currently taking place at laboratories around the country to develop a vaccine for COVID-19
public health
How best to behead a mosquito
Published Fall 2019
Engineer Russell Taylor and a group of students design a device to make it easier for biotech company Sanaria to develop a malaria vaccine / Johns Hopkins Magazine
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
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
Global health
Researchers outline path to measles elimination
Published May 9, 2019
Where a country lies on the 'canonical path' could help officials identify at-risk populations and determine vaccination strategies
public health
Measles outbreak is the worst in U.S. in 20 years
Published April 25, 2019
Experts from the Bloomberg School of Public Health discuss the dangers of the virus, why it's spreading so rapidly, and what health officials can do to stop it
Infectious disease
Meningitis vaccination for college students not cost effective
Published Dec 21, 2018
Vaccine is highly effective, but the disease is too rare to justify the cost of universal vaccinations
Public health
Searching for a vaccine against mistrust
Published Winter 2018
Outbreaks of once-controlled diseases such as measles are rising around the world. A look at the misinformation behind the growing anti-vax movement. / Johns Hopkins Magazine