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The COVID-19 vaccine and pregnancy
Published March 4, 2021
Physicians specializing in maternal-fetal medicine discuss the current recommendations that pregnant and lactating women receive the vaccine
Bloomberg School center receives $10M for global child sexual abuse prevention program
Published March 3, 2021
Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse will conduct research studies and assess and develop perpetration prevention programs
Symposium explores the role of nurses in vaccine rollout
Published March 2, 2021
In virtual event, nurses celebrate moments of triumph in the fight against COVID-19 and discuss the challenges ahead
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Public health under attack
Published Feb 25, 2021
Leading health officials share accounts of harassment and other struggles as they respond to COVID-19
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COVID-19 vaccine acceptance falling globally and in U.S.
Published Feb 24, 2021
Survey finds that in several countries including the U.S., the number of people who say they will get a COVID-19 vaccine is falling short of what would be needed to reach herd immunity
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Health guidelines could benefit 25 million Americans with chronic kidney disease
Published Feb 24, 2021
New guidelines call for bringing blood pressure levels down to 120 mmHg systolic in chronic kidney disease patients
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Vaccination plans must include disability community's needs
Published Feb 23, 2021
Bonnielin Swenor and Sabrina Epstein from the Disability Health Research Center discuss their new vaccination dashboard for people with disabilities and why it is essential to ensure equitable access to vaccines for vulnerable groups
New COVID-19 dashboard helps users make informed decisions regarding hospital care
Published Feb 18, 2021
The tool visualizes hospital acute care and ICU capacity and provides information on hospital transfer procedures
Opioids
The epidemic in the pandemic
Published Feb 16, 2021
By tracking overdose reports across the country, first-year student Atharva Bhagwat is filling in data gaps to get a better picture of the impact of COVID-19 on the nationwide opioid crisis
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Johns Hopkins launches vaccine prioritization dashboard for people with disabilities
Published Feb 16, 2021
Tool compares how states prioritize people with disabilities in their vaccine rollout plans, helps people with disabilities determine when they qualify for shots