News by Year - 2020

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

Post Date: 
2020-10-17
Source: 
Latin America Reports
Dr. Kathleen Page
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
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
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
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."

Johns Hopkins Researchers Publish COVID-19 ‘Prediction Model’

Post Date: 
2020-09-23
Dr. Amita Gupta
Johns Hopkins News New COVID study findings published in The Annals of Internal Medicine are highlighted

COVID victims are forced into filthy warehouses in Venezuela

Post Date: 
2020-08-24
Source: 
BNN Bloomberg
Dr. Kathleen Page
BNN Bloomberg : Kathleen Page: "The conditions at these centers suggest there’s violations of basic human rights and protections."

Study Shows Extent, Danger of TB Exposure: Part I

Post Date: 
2020-08-24
Source: 
Medical Daily
Dr. Amita Gupta
Medical Daily: Amita Gupta and Mandar Paradkar are quoted in this report about TB preventive therapy for household contacts of confirmed cases in India

Global Pandemic: The Value of Telemedicine and Concerns with Returning to School

Post Date: 
2020-08-20
Source: 
Fox News Rundown
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Fox News Rundown : Dr Bob Bollinger dicusses the uptick and importance of telemedicine during the pandemic and concerns with schooling.

Why high Latino infection rates matter to us all

Post Date: 
2020-08-10
Source: 
The Daily Record
Dr. Kathleen Page
The Daily Record: Kathleen Page: "Many of these patients tell me they delayed coming to the hospital until absolutely necessary..."

Research Story Tip: International Johns Hopkins Study Says Broad Measures Needed to Prevent TB Spread in India

Post Date: 
2020-08-06
Dr. Mandar Paradkar
Johns Hopkins News Release: News release highlights study findings published in PLOS One by Dr. Mandar Paradkar and colleagues.

Broad measures needed to check spread of TB in India: Study

Post Date: 
2020-08-05
Source: 
daijiworld.com
daijiworld.com (India): Dr. Mandar Paradkar is quoted about his recent study on TB preventive therapy for household contact of TB cases.

Broad measures needed to check spread of TB in India, say researchers

Post Date: 
2020-08-05
Source: 
The Tribune (India)
Drs. Mandar Paradkar and Robert Bollinger are quoted in this article that highlights their recent paper about administration of TB preventive therapy for household contacts of confirmed TB cases in India.

Helping Venezuela Confront a Humanitarian Emergency

Post Date: 
2020-07-29
Dr. Kathleen Page
United Nations: Dr. Kathleen Page was a panelist in this virtual meeting on the critical state of healthcare in Venezuela and COVID-19.

Can We Reverse the Pandemic’s Deadly Trajectory Before it is Too Late?

Post Date: 
2020-07-20
Source: 
Background Briefing with Ian Masters
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Background Briefing : Bob Bollinger discusses the US response to COVID-19 with Ian Masters and what we could have learned from European countries.

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