News by Year - 2020

Battling Information Chaos in a Public Health Crisis

Post Date: 
2020-12-09
Source: 
POLITICO
Dr. Natasha Chida was a panelist in POLITICO's virtual deep-dive conversation on strategies for improving the flow of accurate and timely findings from scientists, doctors and epidemiologists during a public health crisis.

Research Story Tip: Grants, Management Roles Keep Johns Hopkins A Leader In Hiv/Aids Clinical Trial Research

Post Date: 
2020-12-08
Research Story Tip
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine learned that they now have an enhanced opportunity to help move the world toward a day when that observance is rendered obsolete.

Research Update: TB Trials Conducted by JHU-India Team Will Shorten Drug-Susceptible TB Treatment for Children and Adults

Post Date: 
2020-12-07
Research Updated
Reporting from the virtual 51st Union Conference on Lung Health, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced promising findings from 2 TB trials

Maharashtra: 92 HIV positive persons died due to Covid in last 8 months

Post Date: 
2020-12-01
Source: 
The IndianExpress
Ribbon
Officials said they are trying to analyse how many of these people died prior to July, when not many treatment modalities were available.

Investigator Spotlight

Post Date: 
2020-12-01
Source: 
ACTG
Dr. Vidya Mave
Dr. Vidya Mave is Leader and Director of Byramjee-Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College-Johns Hopkins University (BJGMC-JHU) CRS based in Pune, India...

We started weeping in April, and we haven’t stopped’: Baltimore’s Latino community racked by coronavirus

Post Date: 
2020-11-24
Source: 
BaltimoreSun.com
The Baltimore Sun
In a parish of mostly young Latino families, the congregation has grappled with death after death this year.

World Renowned Infectious Disease Doctor on New COVID-19 Vaccines and Recommended Thanksgiving Precautions

Post Date: 
2020-11-23
Source: 
The Leslie Marshall Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Leslie Marshall Show: Dr. Bollinger provides updates about the COVID-19 pandemic and issues a holiday travel warning.

Super-spreading Events: Lessons from India on Containment of COVID-19, Co-Hosted by Johns Hopkins India Institute

Post Date: 
2020-11-09
Super-spreading Events
Join Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo for a conversation with Drs. Brian Wahl and Sanjay Mehendale on what we can learn from India about pandemic safety. Register now!

ID Spotlight

Post Date: 
2020-11-06
Source: 
Johns Hopkins ID Insider
Dr. Amita Gupta
Johns Hopkins ID Insider: Dr. Gupta: "I chose infectious diseases as a career because I found it to be the most embracing of diversity, and it really nicely combines my interest in medicine, social justice, public health and global affairs."

VALUE THE VOTE

Post Date: 
2020-11-02
Source: 
The HUB (Johns Hopkins)
Kathleen Page
Johns Hopkins HUB : Some of what I'm seeing—the rising polarization and extremism, the manipulation of the press—is reminiscent of the authoritarian regimes of my youth.

Venezuela’s mistreatment of returnees may be intensifying COVID-19 spread

Post Date: 
2020-10-17
Source: 
Latin America Reports
Dr. Kathleen Page
Latin American Reports: Dr. Page: "Sending returnees to overcrowded and unsanitary quarantine centers, where social distancing is impossible, is a recipe for spreading Covid-19.”

Venezuela’s mistreatment of returnees may be intensifying COVID-19 spread

Post Date: 
2020-10-17
Source: 
Latin America Reports
Venezuela is abusing exiles who have had to return to the country during the coronavirus pandemic, which could be leading to heightened transmission of COVID-19 in the South American country, according to a report from Human Rights Watch and Johns Hopkins University. In the joint report,...

Is It a Cold, the Flu, or COVID-19?

Post Date: 
2020-10-12
Source: 
Everyday Health
Dr. Natasha Chida
Everydat Health: Dr. Natasha Chida: "...80 percent of people who get COVID-19 develop mild symptoms that resemble those of a cold.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine Launches Spanish-Language web Portal for COVID-19 Resources

Post Date: 
2020-10-09
Source: 
News Wise
Dr. Kathleen Page
Newswise: Dr. Kathleen Page: “We need to remove as many barriers to care as possible, and language is a significant barrier for many in the Latino community.”

A flag football league provides Maryland high school players their competitive fix

Post Date: 
2020-10-09
Source: 
The Washington Post
Kathleen Page
Dr. Page: "Many children and young adults who carry the virus are asymptomatic, so those checks would have limited effectiveness anyway."

Maunank Shah Receives NTCA Robert Koch Award

Post Date: 
2020-10-08
Maunank Shah
Congratulations to Maunank Shah, this year's recipient of the NTCA's Robert Koch Award for outstanding contributions toward eliminating tuberculosis!

India's National Digital Health Mission and the Patient Data Revolution, Co-Hosted by the Johns Hopkins India Institute

Post Date: 
2020-10-07
Livestream
For decades, global health systems have been transitioning from paper to electronic health records to improve patient data accessibility, particularly to facilitate epidemiological study and preventive care.

Leslie Marshall interviews Dr. Bob Bollinger on Latest COVID-19 News, Including Vaccines

Post Date: 
2020-10-07
Source: 
The Leslie Marshall Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
CCGHE's Bob Bollinger talks with Leslie Marshall about the latest COVID-19 news, including vaccines.

Trump Briefly Leaves Hospital for Drive-by Photo Op With Supporters

Post Date: 
2020-10-04
Source: 
New York Magazine
Dr. Amita Gupta
Dr. Amita Gupta: “He is not sending the right message [by] going in a car while actively viremic with COVID and receiving therapies.”

As Ravens welcome family in stands in preparation for fans, public health experts urge caution

Post Date: 
2020-09-29
Source: 
Baltimore Sun
Dr. Larry Chang
Larry Chang: "I don’t think we’re quite there yet, in the city of Baltimore and kind of the region."

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