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In the News highlights media coverage featuring the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.



How To Keep Your Child Safe From The Delta Variant

The CDC's advice for keeping your child protected from this highly contagious version of the coronavirus now and this fall: Mask up in schools and other crowded venues. And make sure everyone age 12 and older in the family gets a COVID-19 shot.  

The Wall Street Journal

Schools Reopen to Mask Confusion

Schools are reopening just as the rise of the more contagious Delta variant shifts the fight against Covid-19. Masks are back on top of the policy agenda. And confusion reigns.

Scientific American

‘Breakthrough’ Infections Do Not Mean COVID Vaccines Are Failing

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID, is special in one way, though: more than any other pathogen, it has provided the public at large with lessons in immunology—and terms such as “breakthrough infections” and “herd immunity” have gained a broad familiarity.

Science Friday

How Long Do Viruses Hang Out In Your Body?

Throughout the pandemic, scientists have been learning more about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID. But there are still big questions, like how long the virus can survive in your body.