Study probes the ‘long-haul’ effects of COVID-19

The Hub [ad_1] By Christine Yu / Published March 22, 2021 When the COVID-19 pandemic erupted in the spring of 2020, it was all-hands-on-deck. The medical community was acutely focused on understanding the new disease and triaging the...

Vaccination plans must include disability community’s needs

The Hub [ad_1] By Bonnielin Swenor and Sabrina Epstein / Published Feb 23, 2021 The Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center recently launched the COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization Dashboard to decipher how state policies have—and have not—prioritized the needs...

Boosting diversity in COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials

The Hub [ad_1] By Brennen Jensen / Published Nov 30, 2020 From the pandemic's earliest days, the coronavirus has hit hardest in Black, Latinx, and Native American communities. The mortality rate among these groups is more than twice...

Johns Hopkins receives $35M in federal funding for COVID-19 blood plasma trials

The Hub [ad_1] By Helen Jones / Published July 30, 2020 Johns Hopkins researchers have received $35 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for two nationwide clinical trials to test the effectiveness of a convalescent...

Convalescent plasma: A COVID-19 treatment speeds to clinical trials

The Hub [ad_1] By Carrie Arnold / Published July 28, 2020 In January 1934, J. Roswell Gallagher faced a major problem. The staff physician at a boys' boarding school outside Philadelphia learned that one pupil, identified as C....

Symptoms, treatments for COVID-19-linked illness in children

The Hub [ad_1] By Hub staff report / Published June 10, 2020 Until recently, it seemed that COVID-19 was largely sparing children from critical and even mild illness. Then in April, doctors in Europe began connecting a constellation...

The impact of COVID-19 on older adults

The Hub [ad_1] By Sarah LaFave / Published May 5, 2020 Before becoming a professor, Sarah Szanton made house calls to older adults as a nurse practitioner. On her visits, she saw how an older person's home environment...