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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
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