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Voices+Opinion

Q+A
Is coronavirus airborne?
Published July 16, 2020
Engineer Peter DeCarlo discusses evidence of airborne transmission, particle behavior, risks, and why he added his name to an open letter urging WHO to revise their guidance
Economics
Study suggests less costly approach to pandemic economic stimulus
Published July 9, 2020
Carey Business School researcher Vadim Elenev offers an alternative economic model that would have achieved similar results to those of the U.S. pandemic stimulus but at a lower cost
Global affairs
Experts imagine a post-pandemic world
Published July 1, 2020
Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins hosts a two-day forum exploring our shifting geopolitical landscape
Q+A
Distributing a COVID-19 vaccine raises complex ethical issues
Published July 1, 2020
Bioethicist Ruth Faden says a vaccine is no 'silver bullet' for ending the pandemic—once a vaccine is developed, complex questions of distribution and access arise
Politics
Veering toward a civilian-military crisis
Published June 30, 2020
SAIS panelists weigh in on strained civilian-military relations and the risk that domestic politics may damage the perception that U.S. Armed Forces are apolitical
Commentary
A philosopher's view of social distancing, protesting
Published June 24, 2020
Hopkins bioethicist Travis Rieder discusses the complex ethical issues surrounding social distancing and protesting / Daily Nous
Q+A
COVID-19's 'moral stress' affects health care workers
Published June 23, 2020
Lindsay Thompson, an expert in law and ethics, discusses the crushing pressures health care workers have faced during the COVID-19 epidemic
Q+A
The persistence of racism in America: What comes next?
Published June 23, 2020
Historian and Baltimore resident Martha Jones discusses the role of Black women in the fight for equality and justice and the overdue need for honest reflection about the roots of a worldwide protest movement
Q+A
Even amid social distancing, 'vicarious learning' can work
Published June 18, 2020
Whether professionally or personally, humans learn from each others' life experiences all the time. How do we continue doing that during COVID-19?
Pandemic response
COVID-19: Six months in
Published June 18, 2020
Johns Hopkins experts take stock of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the challenges that lie ahead