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Health Policy Forum
New event series kicks off with conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci
Published Oct 9, 2020
The series will facilitate conversations between Hopkins experts and leaders developing and implementing on-the-ground public health interventions
Health
High vitamin D levels in utero may help combat high blood pressure in children
Published Oct 8, 2020
The study, performed by researchers at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, analyzed data on 754 mother-child pairs in Massachusetts.
COVID-19
The state of coronavirus vaccine development in the U.S.
Published Oct 7, 2020
Virtual symposium cohosted by JHU and the University of Washington brought together leading experts from government, media, and academia
The unsung mapmakers
Published Oct 5, 2020
The Johns Hopkins COVID-19 dashboard requires an array of behind-the-scenes expertise from staff at multiple divisions, selflessly working at all hours. Here's their story.
Vaccines
Vaccine opponents unite around a 'civil liberties' argument on social media, study finds
Published Oct 2, 2020
Anti-vaxxer strategy shift on Facebook may signal a fierce fight over an eventual COVID-19 vaccine
Opioid epidemic
Study identifies shortcomings in FDA evaluations of opioid drugs
Published Oct 1, 2020
The systematic assessment of safety-related outcomes for opioid trials has been lacking for more than two decades, researchers find
Johns Hopkins to invest $6M in community-based public safety programs
Published Sept 30, 2020
JHU Innovation Fund for Community Safety will support initiatives in Baltimore that address the root causes of violence
Podcast
Sports safety and COVID-19
Published Sept 30, 2020
Health security expert and Olympian Tara Kirk Sell dives into the pros and cons of organized sports during a pandemic in recent episode of Public Health On Call podcast
Medicine
Johns Hopkins seeks residents' input to determine local health needs
Published Sept 25, 2020
Coalition of hospitals and the Baltimore City Health Department issue 14-question, anonymous online survey focusing on physical, social, and economic factors that impact health as well as questions about COVID-19
Commentary
A 'healthy debate' on convalescent plasma
Published Sept 24, 2020
Hopkins immunologist Arturo Casadevall explains the different federal responses to the COVID-19 treatment and why it's normal to lack consensus in science / The Wall Street Journal