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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What You Need to Know from Johns Hopkins Medicine
 

Johns Hopkins Medicine is using its expertise to address the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, treat patients, protect visitors and staff and provide up-to-date information to the public.

 
 
 
 

Johns Hopkins Volunteers Assemble Face Shields for Coronavirus Protection

Dozens of Johns Hopkins volunteers are creating face shields and assembling personal protection packs that will help clinicians reuse their surgical masks and N95 filtering respirators.
Garet Howard assembling face shield kits
 

Myths, Rumors and Misinformation

When information is rapidly changing during the COVID-19 pandemic, myths, rumors and misinformation often begin.
Woman on her phone
 

Johns Hopkins Responds to Coronavirus: Ask the Experts

Johns Hopkins experts explain the steps Johns Hopkins Medicine is taking to keep patients safe and ensure optimal care.
an illustration of a coronavirus cell
 

New Coronavirus Vaccine in Development at Johns Hopkins

Tzyy-Choou “TC” Wu, director of the gynecologic pathology division, and Chien-Fu Hung, associate professor of pathology and oncology and professor of gynecology and obstetrics, are working on a new coronavirus vaccine.
Drs. Wu and Hung
 

In Fight Against Coronavirus, Telemedicine Ramps Up at Johns Hopkins

The Johns Hopkins Health System has expanded its telemedicine capabilities that now allow for screening and monitoring of patients with the virus, as well as caring for people who would normally go to Johns Hopkins hospitals or clinics.
an elderly gentleman using telemedicine
 

Coronavirus Screening Test Developed at Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins clinical microbiologists Karen Carroll, M.D., and Heba Mostafa, M.B.B.Ch., Ph.D., have developed an in-house coronavirus screening test that may soon allow the health system to test as many as 1,000 people per day.
Drs. Mostafa and Carroll review data on their computer
 
 

What Is Coronavirus?

Lisa Maragakis, senior director of infection prevention at Johns Hopkins, answers commonly asked questions about coronavirus disease.
Learn more about coronavirus.

What Do I Do if I Feel Sick?

If you are concerned that you may have COVID-19, follow these steps to help protect your health and the health of others.
Read more about what to do if you feel sick.

 

Featured Experts

Brian Garibaldi, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Physiology
Director, Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit
Associate Program Director, Osler Internal Medicine Residency Program

Noreen Hynes, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Tropical Medicine Ambulatory Consultation Service
Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Travel Health Consultation Service

Gabor Kelen, M.D.

Professor of Emergency Medicine
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR)
Director, Center for the Study of Preparedness and Catastrophic Event Response (PACER)

Lisa Maragakis, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Director of Infection Prevention, The Johns Hopkins Health System
Hospital Epidemiologist, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Aaron Milstone, M.D., M.H.S.

Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Lauren Sauer, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
 

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