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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
In his most forceful pandemic actions and words, President Joe Biden on Thursday ordered sweeping new federal vaccine requirements for as many as 100 million Americans — private-sector employees as well as health care workers and federal contractors — in an all-out effort to curb the surging COVID-19 delta variant.
The WHO recently labeled Mu (B.1.621 and first discovered in Colombia) a variant of interest as preliminary data indicated it may better elude immunity from prior infection or vaccination.
The summer that was supposed to mark America’s independence from COVID-19 is instead drawing to a close with the U.S. more firmly under the tyranny of the virus, with deaths per day back up to where they were in March.