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How concerned do we need to be about monkeypox?
Published Aug 5, 2022
Johns Hopkins experts weigh in on whether the U.S. is ready for the possibility of twin pandemics
Q+A
What is Turkey's long game?
Published Aug 4, 2022
Turkey continues to hint at blocking NATO expansion and walks a middle ground on the war in Ukraine. SAIS Turkey expert Lisel Hintz discusses what the enigmatic nation might be up to.
Voices
AI is imperfect. It can still improve our lives.
Published July 29, 2022
A panel of experts discussed the future of AI in technology and health care, as well as ethical concerns about the technology, during Johns Hopkins Congressional Briefing Series
Voices
Savings, business reopenings are key to preventing a severe recession
Published July 29, 2022
While the U.S. economy teeters on the edge of a recession, key factors of consumer spending and saving are promising buffers for severe outcomes, according to economist Alessandro Rebucci
Essay
A father's wish, a bioethicist's dilemma
Published July 25, 2022
A JHU faculty member recounts the agonizing decision he had to make for a parent unable to communicate with the world
Voices
Emily Ladau on disability, ableism, and being proud of who you are
Published July 21, 2022
The author and activist spoke at Johns Hopkins as part of Disability Pride month
Environment
Environmental scientist responds to SCOTUS ruling on the Clean Air Act
Published July 20, 2022
Benjamin Link, ROSEI managing director, discusses the political fallout from 'West Virginia v. EPA,' which limits the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate power plant emissions
Q+A
Omicron update: The summer of subvariants
Published July 19, 2022
With five versions of omicron circulating, vaccines are working against severe disease, not against infection. Virologist Andy Pekosz tells us what to expect this summer and beyond.
Data security
Deleting your period tracker won't keep your health data private
Published July 11, 2022
Information security expert Anton Dahbura says 'anonymous mode' and other attempts to protect user health data may lure people into a false sense of security in the post-Roe world
Preventing gun violence
How red flag laws reduce risks of gun violence
Published July 11, 2022
Extreme risk protection orders, also called red flag laws, are a way to temporarily restrict access to firearms during high risk situations. Here's how they work.
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