News by Year - 2021

2021 Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Award Winners Announced

Post Date: 
2021-10-19
Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Ana Cervantes
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

Post Date: 
2021-10-12
Source: 
Facebook
Ana Cervantes
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

Post Date: 
2021-10-05
Source: 
WJC 13
Dr. Kathleen Page
“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

Post Date: 
2021-10-05
Source: 
Maryland Department of Health
Free Vaccinations
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

Post Date: 
2021-10-04
Source: 
WBAL
Baltimore vs COVID
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

Post Date: 
2021-10-01
Source: 
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Dr. Vidya Mave
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

Post Date: 
2021-09-24
Dr. Maunank Shah
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

Post Date: 
2021-09-21
Source: 
nickiswift.com
Chris Rock
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

Post Date: 
2021-09-16
Source: 
The Citizen
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,."

India Revises National TB Prevention Guidelines Using Findings from Indo-JHU Research 

Post Date: 
2021-08-31
Source: 
CCGHE
TB graphic
“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?

Post Date: 
2021-08-23
Source: 
Lonely Planet
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? New guidance about disposable, KN95 and more

Post Date: 
2021-08-20
Source: 
c/net
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."

Expert Analysis on COVID Delta Variant and Afghanistan Withdrawal

Post Date: 
2021-08-17
Source: 
Leslie Marshall Show, with Brad Bannnon
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.

Should Immunocompromised People Get Booster Shots? What the Experts Say

Post Date: 
2021-08-11
Source: 
Healthline
Booster Shot
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

Post Date: 
2021-08-09
Source: 
CNBC
Schools weigh vaccine and mask mandates
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

Post Date: 
2021-08-04
Source: 
CNBC
return-to-office plans
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

Post Date: 
2021-07-29
Source: 
New York Daily News
COVID vaccination rate
Dr. Bob Bollinger was interviewed for this article

COVID-19 Variants and Vaccine Mandates

Post Date: 
2021-07-29
Source: 
YouTube
Dr. Robert Bollinger
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

Post Date: 
2021-07-23
Source: 
Al Jazeera
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

Post Date: 
2021-07-16
Source: 
The World Tonight. Black News Channel
Dr. Amita Gupta
The World Tonight, Black News Channe l: Dr. Amita Gupta discusses the challenges associated with COVID vaccination in low and middle income countries.

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