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Losing touch
Published Summer 2020
Hopkins physician Sapna Kudchadkar details the physical and emotional toll of COVID-19, a disease she fought at home and on the front lines / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Q+A
Symptoms, treatments for COVID-19-linked illness in children
Published June 10, 2020
Johns Hopkins pediatric cardiologist Lasya Gaur discusses the rare but serious coronavirus-related illness known as multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, or MIS-C
Commentary
Using force to end protests may spark further violence
Published June 4, 2020
In 'Washington Post' op-ed, Stuart Schrader, an expert in racial inequality in the criminal justice system, decries viewing protests 'through the lens of war' / The Washington Post
Q+A
Can corporations be trusted after regulations are eased during the pandemic?
Published June 4, 2020
Regulations against corporate collusion have been relaxed to help manufacturing during coronavirus pandemic, but will firms do the right thing when the viral threat is over?
Commentary
What it will take to safely reopen K-12 schools this fall
Published June 3, 2020
Public health expert Josh Sharfstein and education expert Christopher Morphew say school closures have led to growing public health crises for children such as hunger and a lack of health services
Q+A
Taming COVID-19 requires urgent search for both vaccine and treatment
Published May 28, 2020
Johns Hopkins lecturer Bonnie Robeson, who led drug discovery and development during AIDS epidemic, shares why scientists should prioritize finding a suitable therapy for COVID-19 as well as a vaccine
Q+A
The ethical challenges of digital contact tracing
Published May 26, 2020
Jeffrey Kahn, director of the Berman Institute of Bioethics, discusses the ethical considerations of using digital technologies for public health surveillance during the COVID-19 pandemic
Q+A
The complex ethics of reopening America
Published May 26, 2020
Bioethicist Justin Bernstein explores the many considerations that should factor into decisions about how and when to relax social distancing measures
Q+A
'Reopening an infected economy is no shortcut' to financial recovery
Published May 19, 2020
Alessandro Rebucci, an economist at the Carey Business School, says in order to revive the economy, the coronavirus pandemic must be brought under control
Q+A
East Asia responses offer mixed lessons
Published May 13, 2020
How COVID-19 has been handled in South Korea, Taiwan, China, Singapore, and Japan are a reflection of key capabilities in some countries, erosion of civil liberties in others