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Health

Q+A
Will COVID-19 resurge in the fall?
Published June 29, 2021
Infectious disease modelers explore how COVID-19 could play out in the next six months
Pregnancy
Higher selenium and manganese levels during pregnancy may protect babies from future high blood pressure
Published June 29, 2021
Manganese may also protect against the hypertensive effect of the heavy metal cadmium
Vaccine tracking
Global policies on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy vary widely by country according to new online tracker
Published June 28, 2021
Johns Hopkins project provides worldwide snapshot of policies influencing access to COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant and lactating people
Vaccination
Health disparities and the racial burden of COVID-19
Published June 25, 2021
With new evidence suggesting Black and Hispanic populations were disproportionately affected by the pandemic, experts weigh in on the importance of vaccination and addressing health disparities
Q+A
Insights on FDA's controversial approval of Alzheimer's drug
Published June 21, 2021
Supriya Munshaw, an expert in drug commercialization, discusses what factors went into the FDA approval of aducanumab, a drug known by the brand name Aduhelm
Opinion
Data disarray damages COVID-19 response, expert says
Published June 17, 2021
Standardizing demographic data reporting practices across the U.S. should be a national priority to confront the current and future pandemics, according to Hopkins expert Beth Blauer
COVID-19 treatment
Drop in convalescent plasma use linked to excess deaths
Published June 16, 2021
Study suggests the declining use of the COVID-19 therapy at U.S. hospitals from November 2020 to February 2021 may have led to more than 29,000 excess COVID-19 deaths
'U.S. News' releases annual children's hospital rankings
Published June 15, 2021
Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital ranked among nation's best
Coronavirus
Data-driven COVID-19 care
Published June 15, 2021
A new algorithm created by Johns Hopkins scientists predicts which COVID-19 patients will become gravely ill
Q+A
Vaccinated parents, unvaccinated kids
Published June 10, 2021
Public health expert and mom of three Keri Althoff has tips for families navigating a half-vaxxed summer