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Coronavirus Recovery: Breathing Exercises

When it comes to COVID-19 recovery, “deep breathing can help restore diaphragm function and increase lung capacity. The goal is to build up the ability to breathe deeply during any activity, not just while at rest,” notes physical therapist Peiting Lien.

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Johns Hopkins Ramps Up COVID-19 Testing to 1,500 a Day

A team of about 90 people works around the clock in the microbiology lab to process as many as 1,500 tests each day — a number that could double as the lab continues to add processing platforms.

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Inside a Coronavirus-Infected Cell

How do coronaviruses invade and multiply inside host cells? Watch this video to learn more about how scientists are unraveling the basic biology of these viruses in efforts to develop new ways to prevent and treat COVID-19.

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Gerry and Georgene Stephens: Savoring Life Together After COVID-19

More than 100 nurses, physicians, other clinicians and support staff cared for a couple hospitalized for COVID-19 at The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Bethany Peters wears hazmat suit in COVID19 unit
Bethany Peters, a medical technologist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, explains how laboratory professionals are behind the scenes helping support patients during the coronavirus pandemic.
Shmuel Shoham holds bag of plasma
Shmuel Shoham, M.D., explains his role in forming a consortium of experts to launch clinical trials investigating COVID-19 survivor blood as a treatment.
Community 'Thank You'

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, our local communities were here to support us!

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A team from Johns Hopkins Medicine helped build a field hospital created at the Baltimore Convention Center in anticipation of an overflow of patients diagnosed with COVID-19.

Teira Torbit wearing a mask
Teira Torbit, a practice administrator for Johns Hopkins Community Physicians in Howard County, explains the ramp up to telemedicine due to COVID-19.
Senior resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital talks about redeployment
Surgical resident James Taylor explains what it was like to be redeployed to a COVID-19 intensive care unit.
Nisar Yaseen video chats colleague
Nisar Yaseen, a family medicine specialist with Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, explains the huge impact of COVID-19 on his job.
Rob Grader holds food of tray
Physical therapist assistant Rob Grader explains how he has been redeployed to help in food services at Howard County General Hospital.
Bethany Peters wears hazmat suit in COVID19 unit
Bethany Peters, a medical technologist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, explains how laboratory professionals are behind the scenes helping support patients during the coronavirus pandemic.
Shmuel Shoham holds bag of plasma
Shmuel Shoham, M.D., explains his role in forming a consortium of experts to launch clinical trials investigating COVID-19 survivor blood as a treatment.
Community 'Thank You'

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, our local communities were here to support us!

video chat among Johns Hopkins Medicine staff

A team from Johns Hopkins Medicine helped build a field hospital created at the Baltimore Convention Center in anticipation of an overflow of patients diagnosed with COVID-19.

Teira Torbit wearing a mask
Teira Torbit, a practice administrator for Johns Hopkins Community Physicians in Howard County, explains the ramp up to telemedicine due to COVID-19.
Senior resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital talks about redeployment
Surgical resident James Taylor explains what it was like to be redeployed to a COVID-19 intensive care unit.
Nisar Yaseen video chats colleague
Nisar Yaseen, a family medicine specialist with Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, explains the huge impact of COVID-19 on his job.
Rob Grader holds food of tray
Physical therapist assistant Rob Grader explains how he has been redeployed to help in food services at Howard County General Hospital.
 

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