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News by Year - 2021
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.
How we solved COVID
Dr. Robert Bollinger: "Such fast development of tests and vaccines are a clear example of the collaboration between scientists and the importance of public investment."
Are COVID-19 symptoms different if I’m infected with the Delta variant?
Los Angeles Times
Dr. Bollinger: "People getting infected now are a lot younger than they were with the earlier variants, because the older people are vaccinated at a much higher rate."
CURE ID Moves to Automated Data Collection in Light of COVID Pandemic
Drs. Matt Robinson is leading JHU efforts in this FDA program, and Robert Bollinger and Jane McKenzie-White helped launch it before COVID.
Johns Hopkins Students and Faculty Members Confront India’s COVID-19 Crisis
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Dr. Amita Gupta: “If India is not safe, the world’s not safe. COVID anywhere affects us everywhere, and so we can’t lay down the guard.”
Proceedings of IMPAACT Annual Meeting 2021 Now Online
View video presentations from this year’s annual meeting, highlighting the latest updates and exciting science in the field.
Videos claiming vaccination efforts are causing new COVID-19 variants are fake
Dr. Bollinger: "Compared to unvaccinated people, vaccinated people are less likely to get infected by all of the strains, including the variants."
7 Lessons We’ve Learned From This Pandemic to Remember for the Next One
Dr. Amita Gupta: "We aren’t going to be able to treat our way out of disease. We need to prevent more infections from happening."
Why India’s COVID-19 data is vastly undercounted
Dr. Amita Gupta: “We care from a humanitarian perspective, a public well being perspective and a well being safety perspective.”
A Blueprint for Preventing Another Pandemic
TIME polled 73 experts on how to mitigate the next health crisis. The responses offer a plan to build a more prepared world.
Ask The Doctor
Vikram Chandra, Founder, Editorji Technologies interviews Dr Amita Gupta, Dr Vincent Rajkumar, and Dr Aju Mathew.
A vaccinated person's guide to the most concerning COVID-19 strains
Dr. Robert Bollinger. "Flu viruses are particularly prone to mutation, which is why new strains circulate every year."
Do Vaccine Incentives Work? Krispy Kreme Says The Freebies Helped
Dr. Bollinger: “It depends on what barriers people have when they get vaccinated. The higher those barriers, the harder it is to overcome."
Desperate for Covid Care, Undocumented Immigrants Resort to Unproven Drugs
New York Times
Dr. Kathleen Page: I’m upset about the system that makes it easier for them to get help from nontraditional places than from regular health care.”
Data-driven COVID-19 care
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."
Johns Hopkins Taps Community Ties to Bring Vaccines to Latinos in Baltimore
Dr. Kathleen Page: “The most important thing is that, from the moment you walk in to the moment you leave, you can speak Spanish."
Global crisis in the making
As countries around the world airlift oxygen, vaccines and medical supplies to India, they are also closing their borders to the world’s second most populous country.
Indian Students in US Anxious About COVID-19 Back Home
Dr. Amita Gupta: "COVID has significantly reduced that number and importantly impacted their educational experience and quality of life.
Johns Hopkins University Helping India Fight Covid Surge
Dr. Amita Gupta: “The ramifications of what’s happening now is going to have far-reaching consequences beyond this year.