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2020 Annual Report
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August 31, 2021

Rates of severe illness and mortality from SARS-CoV-2 are greater for males, but the mechanisms for this difference are unclear.

August 31, 2021

“If we can screen patients early and get their household contacts on preventive therapy, we have an opportunity to stop the chain of this horrible disease.”

June 21, 2021

Dr. Matt Robinson: "It makes it easier for clinicians to anticipate what will happen to patients and helps them focus on patients who are the sickest."

June 16, 2021

Dr. Kathleen Page: “The most important thing is that, from the moment you walk in to the moment you leave, you can speak Spanish."

April 28, 2021

JH Hub: The university is working urgently with partners on the ground to offer support and expertise to India, with efforts organized and led by the newly created Johns Hopkins India Institute

April 26, 2021


Johns Hopkins Hub: Dr. Amita Gupta leads the launch of the Johns Hopkins India Institute, a university-wide initiative to unite India-related efforts.

March 29, 2021

2020 was a year like no other. Learn what CCGHE discovered in our Annual Report.

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COVID-19 Grand Rounds

This series offers clinical cases, in-depth literature reviews, & infectious disease expertise within Johns Hopkins School of Medicine relevant for the care of SARS-CoV-2 patients.

PubMed

Video directly observed therapy (vDOT) was introduced to increase flexibility and meet patient-specific needs for TB treatment.

PRACHITI

This video from the PRACHITI team is designed as a resource for care providers in India to use with their patients (in Marathi with English subtitles).

Chris Rock

Dr. Robert Bollinger: "...changes are something to be watched, to ensure that testing, treatment and vaccines are still effective."

Dr. Robert Bollinger

Dr. Bollnger: “All RNA viruses mutate over time, some more than others, which is why doctors recommend that you get a new flu vaccine every year,."

Booster Shot

If this trend continues, it's possible that travelers will need to stay up-to-date with their vaccines before planning any international trips.

Best COVID face masks for kids

"A good quality disposable mask under a cloth mask is a reasonable alternative, as long as the fit on the face, nose and mouth is tight."

The Leslie Marshall Show

The Leslie Marshall Show, with Brad Bannon. Dr. Bob Bollinger joined the first half of the show to discuss the COVID Delta variant.

Booster Shot

Due to a weakened immune system, immunocompromised patients are at higher risk of serious illness from many infectious diseases.