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Elections
What we learned from the midterms
Published Nov 11, 2022
Scholars from the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins convened to discuss the influence of factors such as 'Dobbs,' the war in Ukraine, and the specter of the 2024 presidential race on this year's midterm elections
Q+A
On the front lines of veteran health
Published Nov 10, 2022
Johns Hopkins nursing expert Rita D'Aoust and her longtime research colleague Alicia Gill Rossiter are working to change how veterans and their families receive health care in the United States
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Midterm elections analysis with a Hopkins expert
Published Nov 9, 2022
The American political landscape is unsettled after Election Day, with several major races still undecided. Which party had a better night? Political scientist Daniel Schlozman breaks down the midterm winners and losers
Politics
White supremacy, political violence, and firearms
Published Nov 3, 2022
Policy experts, including U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, convene to discuss armed intimidation in the political process as Americans go to the polls for midterms
Voices
Commentary: It's time to stop creating 'superbugs' in the lab
Published Nov 1, 2022
Johns Hopkins computational biologist Steven Salzberg says Boston University study that created a new form of the omicron coronavirus variant should never have happened
Q+A
Expert warns of a 'tripledemic'
Published Oct 31, 2022
Now is the time to get your flu shots and bivalent boosters as hospitals and healthcare systems reach capacity with surging cases of flu, RSV, and COVID-19, says Brian Garibaldi of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Biocontainment Unit
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What's fueling Iran's ongoing protests?
Published Oct 24, 2022
A woman's suspicious death after being detained for an incorrectly worn hijab sends Iranians into the streets. SAIS expert Narges Bajoghli discusses the tumult.
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Study: EPA approach to assessing chemical health risks falls short
Published Oct 20, 2022
The Lautenberg Act was designed to shore up toxic substance safety assessments, but regulators are not using best practices, Johns Hopkins researcher finds
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On the frontlines of dissent
Published Oct 7, 2022
Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire, first dissident in residence at SNF Agora, speaks Oct. 11 on the Homewood campus
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Why and when to get a bivalent booster
Published Oct 6, 2022
The newly available COVID-19 boosters offer the best protection against current strains. But who needs it and when should they get it?