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Bridging Faith and Science to Combat the Overdose Crisis Series
On September 20, hear President Bill Clinton, Sister Simone Campbell, Dr. Nora Volkow, Dr. Leana Wen, and other leaders, discuss how the faith and public health communities can take action on the overdose crisis.
The second convening in this series, hosted by the Clinton Foundation, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and The Centre for Responsible Leadership, will be held at 12:30 p.m., EDT, on Monday, September 20, with a focus on how local, state, and national government policy, informed by critical research, is necessary to address substance use disorders and reverse a dangerous trend of increasing overdose deaths.
How Do mRNA Vaccines Work? Here's What You Should Know
Messenger RNA—or mRNA—vaccines have been in development for decades, and are now approved for use against COVID-19.
Understanding the COVID-19 Variants
With new variants of SARS-CoV-2 emerging across the globe, what do you need to know?
We got some answers from Andy Pekosz, PhD, vice chair and professor in our department of molecular microbiology and immunology.
In the News
The debate over whether Americans should receive a booster dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine moved to a panel of independent expert advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday.
Local health departments planning for potential Covid-19 booster rollout, but there is still 'some confusion'
It's not clear if or when boosters doses of Covid-19 vaccines will be OK'd for fully vaccinated people in the United States, but state and local health departments across the United States are moving ahead with plans for a potential rollout next week.
Doctors like Durbin are stressing the vaccines are safe and many will not need a booster.