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News by Year - 2021
2021 Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Award Winners Announced
Mayor Brandon M. Scott: "...I was honored to recognize the winners of the 2021 Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards.
Baltimore City Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards
Congratulation to our own Ana Cervantes. She has been nominated to the Baltimore City Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards.
New Pill Could Reduce Risk of Hospitalization, Death From COVID-19, But Experts Say Vaccines Remain Best Tool
“There’s people getting their first dose today,” said Dr. Kathleen Page, infectious disease physician and faculty at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. “
Maryland Department of Health, Baltimore City and Johns Hopkins Medicine partner to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations at Fiesta Baltimore
Maryland Department of Health
The event is yet another statewide effort by MDH to support equitable and convenient access to COVID-19 vaccines for vulnerable and...
Vaccination efforts at Fiesta Baltimore 2021
The goal is to meet people where they are to answer questions and hopefully get the jab. Especially, in communities hardest hit by the virus.
An Update on COVID-19 and India
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Last spring, India experienced a catastrophic wave of COVID-19 infections with more than 100,000 cases per day, exceeding hospital capacity in some areas and leading to oxygen shortages.
Johns Hopkins Medicine Team Creates Model to Help Show Path Toward Ending HIV Nationwide
A new Johns Hopkins Medicine mathematical model to predict how the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) spreads in urban areas...
What Chris Rock Did Immediately After Testing Positive For COVID-19
Dr. Robert Bollinger: "...changes are something to be watched, to ensure that testing, treatment and vaccines are still effective."
Covid-19 variants in SA: Your questions answered
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,."
India Revises National TB Prevention Guidelines Using Findings from Indo-JHU Research
“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.”
Will I need to get a COVID-19 booster shot before my next trip?
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? New guidance about disposable, KN95 and more
"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."
Expert Analysis on COVID Delta Variant and Afghanistan Withdrawal
Leslie Marshall Show, with Brad Bannnon
The Leslie Marshall Show, with Brad Bannon. Dr. Bob Bollinger joined the first half of the show to discuss the COVID Delta variant.
Should Immunocompromised People Get Booster Shots? What the Experts Say
Due to a weakened immune system, immunocompromised patients are at higher risk of serious illness from many infectious diseases.
Schools weigh vaccine and mask mandates as students prepare to return
Dr. Robert Bollinger: ″We’ve had mandates for vaccinations in schools for over 100 years. Vaccine mandates are nothing new.”
Here’s where return-to-office plans stand now
Dr. Bob Bollinger: "This is an unprecedented, once-in-a-century public health emergency, and things are, unfortunately, in flux.”
COVID vaccination rate for NYC municipal workforce lags behind city’s total as thousands scoff at shots
New York Daily News
Dr. Bob Bollinger was interviewed for this article
COVID-19 Variants and Vaccine Mandates
Leslie Marshall is joined by Dr. Bob Bollinger, the Raj and Kamla Gupta Professor of Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Indonesia: Raging pandemic offers fertile ground for new variants
Al Jazeera: Dr. Robert Bollinger weighs in on the potential for new COVID-19 variants, particularly in areas where case numbers are high.
Global Coronavirus Pandemic
The World Tonight. Black News Channel
The World Tonight, Black News Channe l: Dr. Amita Gupta discusses the challenges associated with COVID vaccination in low and middle income countries.