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Health

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
Spotlight
Entering the fight against COVID-19
Published June 9, 2021
As first-year medical students receive their white coats, four marshal their efforts to support the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 response in India
Center for a Livable Future
Safe levels of metals found in Baltimore farms and gardens
Published June 8, 2021
Urban-grown produce was found to have levels of metals comparable to samples from grocery chains and farmers markets, suggesting they are as safe to consume as store- and market-bought produce
Vaccination
Johns Hopkins joins College Vaccine Challenge
Published June 7, 2021
The initiative, launched by the White House, is part of a push from the Biden administration to have 70% of adults at least partially vaccinated by July 4
Domestic abuse
A lifeline to immigrant women in need
Published June 2, 2021
A new phone-based intervention provides culturally sensitive, trauma-informed resources for immigrant survivors of intimate partner violence
Pediatrics
Pediatric medicine expert Eliana Perrin joins JHU
Published May 25, 2021
She is a leader in the field of pediatric primary care and childhood obesity; she comes to JHU from Duke University
Q+A
COVID-19 has slowed surgical innovations, study shows
Published May 21, 2021
Pandemic-related shutdowns and remote work have changed how health care workers interact and slowed the pipeline of innovation and discovery
Coronavirus Resource Center
Pandemic Data Initiative will address COVID-19 data problems
Published May 17, 2021
The latest resource from the Coronavirus Resource Center will explore state and national data discrepancies revealed by the pandemic
A perfect symmetry of science and the humanities
Published May 17, 2021
Since launching in 2015, the major in medicine, science, and the humanities has allowed students the freedom to design meaningful, challenging courses of study