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2021

February 2021

WIRED
As Coronavirus Variants Spread, the US Struggles to Keep Up, feat. Lane Warmbrod, MS, MPH

National Geographic
What the mink COVID-19 outbreaks taught us about pandemics, feat. Lane Warmbrod, MS, MPH

The Los Angeles Times
Pfizer’s vaccine trial data holds up in the real world, according to large-scale study in Israel, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

The Washington Post
When will travel be safe again? 5 experts weigh in., feat. Eric Toner, MD

Reuters
Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine closes in on U.S. approval, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Atlantic
A Simple Rule of Thumb for Knowing When the Pandemic Is Over, feat. Crystal Watson, DrPH

STAT
Backed by Google, epidemiologists launch a sweeping Covid-19 data platform, feat. The Center for Health Security; Caitlin Rivers, PhD was a technical advisor on the project mentioned

WBAL (NBC Baltimore)
Doctors Explain Coronavirus Variants, Sequencing Testing in Maryland, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

The Miami Herald
Jackson’s new COVID vaccine policy is likely to favor the more affluent. Here’s why, feat. Eric Toner, MD

Bloomberg
Fast Path to Herd Immunity Is the Wrong Message: Johns Hopkins [VIDEO], feat. Lauren Sauer, MS

Forbes
Almost 50% Of Mild Covid-19 Patients Still Have Symptoms 6 Months Later, Study Finds, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Wall Street Journal
Some Covid-19 Tests Can Help Flag U.K. Variant, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

ABCNews.com
Disparities persist as US tops 500,000 COVID deaths, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD 

NPR
'A Loss To The Whole Society': U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 500,000, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Governing 
Tennessee Needs Help to Increase COVID Variant Tracking, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

USA Today
'Don't waste vaccine!' After early confusion, experts say it's always better to use leftover shots than toss them., feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Bloomberg
Second-Shot Crunch Leaves Many Without Complete Immunizations, feat. Eric Toner, MD

The Baltimore Sun
While some desperately hunt for appointments, other Marylanders don’t want to get a COVID vaccine — at least not yet, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

Elemental
Okay, I’m Vaccinated. Can I Do All the Things?, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

The New York Times
Covid-19: U.S. Officials Pledge Almost $200 Million to Track Variants as Lawmakers Push for More, feat. Eric Toner, MD

The New York Times
C.D.C. Announces $200 Million ‘Down Payment’ to Track Virus Variants, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD

The Washington Post
A disaster expert died two days before he was set to be vaccinated. Here’s how to honor him. [Opinion], feat. Monica Schoch-Spana, PhD

NPR
White House Announces Expanded COVID-19 Testing, Manufacturing And Virus Sequencing, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Associated Press
Crippling weather hampers vaccine deliveries, distribution, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Politico
Congress could ax measures meant to keep sick people at home, feat. Crystal Watson, DrPH

Today.com
Will COVID-19 become as common as the flu in the future?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

STAT
Q&A: How the U.S. can respond to coronavirus variants, and prepare for future evolution, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD 

Politico
Biden admin rushes to close virus-sequencing gap as variants spread, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD and a report by the Center for Health Security

Bloomberg
Covid Hospitalizations Are in a Better Place: Johns Hopkins [Video], feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

ABCNews.com
COVID variants discovered in US reveal clues about virus' evolution, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

USA Today
'It's like we're trying our best to help the virus': A fourth wave is looming if US fails to contain COVID-19 variants, experts say, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

Science Magazine
Keeping schools open without masks or quarantines doubled Swedish teachers' COVID-19 risk, feat. Anita Cicero, JD

The New York Times 
C.D.C. Draws Up a Blueprint for Reopening Schools, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

The Washington Post
Four reasons experts say coronavirus cases are dropping in the United States, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD

NPR
New, Daily Coronavirus Cases Drop Below 100K For First Time In Months, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Forbes
U.K. Variant Likely 30-70% Deadlier, New Research Finds [Paywall], feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Politico 
Covid relief becomes a vehicle for drug reform, feat. a  toolkit developed by the Center for Health Security

The Baltimore Sun
Maryland’s COVID vaccine allotment to counties adding to confusion of rollout, feat. Monica Schoch-Spana, PhD

Wired
We Need a Global Outbreak Investigation Team—Now, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

NBCNews.com
Small pharmacies are crucial to vaccine distribution. But it could cost them., feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

CNN.com
America's biggest cities face racial inequities in vaccine distribution, feat. Monica Schoch-Spana, PhD

Bloomberg
Vaccine Access and Distribution in the U.S. [Podcast], feat. Eric Toner, MD

WJZ
Double-Masking Offers More Protection Against COVID-19, CDC Says [Video], feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD

Yahoo
What is a vaccine passport and how might it be used? Yahoo News Explains [Video], feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Washington Post 
Want to travel after getting vaccinated? Precautions are still needed, experts say., feat. Crystal Watson, DrPH

The Atlantic
The Unlikeliest Pandemic Success Story, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

NPR
Is The Biden Administration Doing Enough To Boost COVID-19 Testing?, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Cleveland.com
If the coronavirus continues to mutate, will vaccines let life return to normal? [Paywall], feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

Self
What We Know About COVID-19 Long-Haulers Who Have Symptoms for Months, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Hill
Biden administration sends conflicting signals on school reopenings, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Bloomberg
The Importance of Understanding Covid’s Origin: Johns Hopkins [Video], feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

WBUR
COVID-19 Update: New Variants And Vaccines [Radio], feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

The New York Times
Why US Vaccine Numbers Took a Dip and Why it Might Not Mean Much, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

The New York Times
How Does a City Host a Super Bowl in a Pandemic?, feat. Tara Kirk Sell, PhD

The Washington Post
Six spring break trip ideas, graded from risky to safe, feat. Crystal Watson, DrPH

The Hill
AstraZeneca approvals abroad fuel debate over speeding US process, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Los Angeles Times
Teachers face pressure to return even before COVID-19 vaccinations completed, feat. Eric Toner, MD

The New York Times
Covid-19: The World Has Changed. So Has the Playbook for the Olympics., feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

USA Today
COVID won't be last pathogen to threaten our national security. We need to prepare better. [Opinion], co-authored by Caitlin Rivers, PhD

Bloomberg QuickTake
Astra shot 82% effective with 3-month gap, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD at the 21:24 mark

Los Angeles Times
Olympic organizers hope evolving 'playbook' for COVID-19 will unlock Tokyo Games, feat. Tara Kirk Sell, PhD

WIRED
It’s Time for a National Pandemic Prediction Agency, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD

The Washington Post
Worrisome coronavirus mutation seen in U.K. variant and in some U.S. samples, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Bloomberg
The Five Things to Get Right Before the Next Pandemic, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD

The Baltimore Sun
People who’ve had COVID-19 may not need both doses of the vaccine, University of Maryland study suggests, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

WBFF - Fox Baltimore
Vacation-planning during COVID-19 [Video], feat.  Tara Kirk Sell, PhD

The New York Times
Good Vaccine News, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD

The Baltimore Sun
Some Marylanders with health conditions can get the COVID vaccine starting Monday. But who’s included?, feat. Eric Toner, MD

United Press International
CDC: Black people make up just 5% of those vaccinated against COVID-19, feat. Monica Schoch-Spana, PhD

 

January 2021

Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace
Coronavirus variants are ‘something that we all need to be taking seriously’: Dr. Tom Inglesby [Video], feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

NPR
COVID-19 Vaccine: Will It Protect Against New Variants And Do You Need A 2nd Dose?, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

Reuters
Fresh data show toll South African virus variant takes on vaccine efficacy, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Orange County Register
No simple solutions, says health security expert about youth sports during COVID-19 pandemic, feat. Tara Kirk Sell, PhD

C-SPAN
Johns Hopkins University Hosts Briefing on COVID-19 Vaccines [Video], feat. Monica Schoch-Spana, PhD

The New York Times
A Fall in Virus Cases, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Reuters
Novavax says COVID-19 vaccine 89% effective in UK trial, less in South Africa, shares jump, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

NPR
They're A Precious Commodity, So Why Are Some COVID-19 Vaccines Going To Waste? [Radio], feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Scientific American
Biden Elevates Science in Week One Actions, feat. Eric Toner, MD

Associated Press
VIRUS TODAY: US vaccine appointments canceled amid shortages, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD

MSNBC
'This is unacceptable' Dr. Amesh Adalja says about vaccine rollout [Video], feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Elemental
How to Get Vaccinated ASAP (When It’s Your Turn), feat. Tara Kirk Sell, PhD

Wired
Are Mass Clinics the Solution for Covid-19 Vaccination?, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

AAMC
The COVID-19 variants are spreading rapidly. Here’s what scientists know about them — and why you need a better mask, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

The Wall Street Journal
Send Out the Search Party for New Covid Strains [Opinion], coauthored by Caitlin Rivers, PhD

Bloomberg
U.S. States Ease Covid Restrictions as Variants Take Hold, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Politico
New virus variants threaten Biden’s pandemic plans, feat. Eric Toner, MD

Kaiser Health News
Big Business Boosts Vaccine Effort, but It’s ‘Complex Choreography’ to Get Shots in Arms, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

WJZ
As New COVID-19 Strains Pop Up, Some Stress Wearing Double Masks, Taking Vaccine As Soon As It’s Offered [Video], feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

The New York Times
Covid-19: U.S. Virus Cases Fall as Variants Spread, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD

CNN.com
A pandemic playbook for a new year, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Associated Press
Biden’s early approach to virus: Underpromise, overdeliver, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

NPR
The Vaccine Rollout Will Take Time. Here's What The U.S. Can Do Now To Save Lives, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Bloomberg
The Architecture of Mass Vaccine Distribution, feat. Eric Toner, MD and Divya Hosangadi, MSPH

ABCNews.com
Cities, states face 'a lot of uncertainty' as they exhaust vaccine allotments, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Washington Post
In search of top competition, high school basketball powerhouses are still crisscrossing the country, feat. Tara Kirk Sell, PhD

USA Today
Takeaways from Biden's COVID-19 executive orders: Experts celebrate plan, warn 'a lot of work' is left, feat. Tara Kirk Sell, PhD

Yahoo
Why is vaccine distribution proving so difficult? [Video], feat. Eric Toner, MD

The New York Times 
How to Distribute 100 Million Vaccine Doses in 100 Days [Opinion], co-authored by Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH 

NPR 
The Current, Deadly U.S. Coronavirus Surge Has Peaked, Researchers Say, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD 

National Geographic 
How good is COVID-19 testing in the U.S. right now?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Tech & Learning 
Inside President Biden’s Rapid Covid Testing Plan for Schools, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

STAT
What we now know — and don’t know — about the coronavirus variants, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD

ABCNews.com
The COVID-19 challenges Biden faces on Day One as president, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Miami Herald
Florida has more known cases of highly infectious ‘UK variant’ than any other state, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

Verywell Health
The U.S. Is Changing How States Will Get COVID-19 Vaccines, feat. Eric Toner, MD

The New York Times
One Day’s Pandemic Losses: Among Thousands, a Father, a Child, a Friend, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD

The Washington Post
Coronavirus updates: Death toll approaches 400,000, far exceeding Trump’s benchmark for success in containing the virus, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD

Reuters
China COVID-19 vaccinations gather momentum as outbreaks spread., feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

KJZZ
Arizona Attempts Unprecedented Mass Vaccination Plan As Coronavirus Surges, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

The Washington Post
You asked: Is it safe to take a staycation during the surge?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Associated Press
No uniform system for California’s mass vaccine rollout, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

STAT
Covid-19 deaths are the highest they’ve ever been — and the more infectious variants could make things much worse, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD

Bloomberg
COVID-19 Vaccines and Latest Case Surge [Podcast], feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

AARP
7 Reasons the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Has Been Slow, feat. Eric Toner, MD

The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore judge upholds city’s dining ban, calling it a ‘matter of life and death’; Scott praises ruling, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Miami Herald
Florida health officials want to scrutinize COVID test results. It’s unclear why, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD and Rachel West, PhD

The Wall Street Journal
Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution Changes Draw Concern at Local Level, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Forbes
Seven Days Since Capitol Attack Have Been Deadliest Of Covid Pandemic, feat. Eric Toner, MD

PBS
Glacial pace of the U.S. inoculation campaign raises questions about priorities [Video], feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

WBFF
Local reaction, as new COVID-19 variant found in Maryland [Video], feat. Tara Kirk Sell, PhD

The Baltimore Sun
Are restaurant shutdowns effective at slowing the spread of the coronavirus? Experts debate before Baltimore judge., feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

New Scientist
Warnings of huge new spike in US covid-19 cases as UK variant spreads, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD and Lane Warmbrod, MPH

The New York Times
One Mask Is Good. Would Two Be Better?, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Fox Business
New ‘concerning’ COVID strain is an ‘efficient transmitter’: Expert [Video], feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Baltimore Sun
Maryland Gov. Hogan sounds caution about scrapping COVID-19 vaccine plans to redistribute second doses, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Fast Company
How will you actually know when it’s your turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine?, feat. Tara Kirk Sell, PhD

Washington Examiner
New vaccination bottleneck: Personnel to administer the shots, feat. Eric Toner, MD

Popular Science
The attack on the Capitol had all the ingredients of a COVID-19 superspreader event, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD and Tom Inglesby, MD

CNN.com
Jails and prisons were hit hard by Covid-19 and experts say they need to be prioritized for the vaccines, feat. Crystal Watson, DrPH and a report by the Center for Health Security

The Associated Press
Should I get a COVID-19 vaccine if I’ve had the virus?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

U.S. News & World Report
Health Officials Work to Speed Up U.S. COVID Vaccine Rollout, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

WebMD
Capitol Riot Likely a Superspreader Event, feat. Eric Toner, MD

The Washington Post
The Daily 202: Elaine Chao and Betsy DeVos resign after standing by Trump for almost four years. feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

The Wall Street Journal
Pro-Trump Mob Forces Its Way Into Capitol, Congress Certifies Biden’s Electoral College Win, Democrats Win Georgia’s U.S. Senate Seats and more, feat. Eric Toner, MD

NBCNews.com
As U.K. variant spreads in U.S., scientists warn that country isn't doing enough to track Covid strains, Gigi Gronvall, PhD

Reuters
Older Americans scramble for COVID-19 shots as some U.S. states broaden access, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Sun Herald
Millions in funds coming for overwhelmed COVID vaccine program in MS months after request, feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD

The New York Times
A Riot Amid a Pandemic: Did the Virus, Too, Storm the Capitol?, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

The Washington Post
U.S. sets covid-19 death record as researchers point to asymptomatic cases as a major source of infections, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Associated Press
US registering highest deaths yet from the coronavirus, feat. Eric Toner, MD

The Hill
Was the Capitol riot a COVID-19 superspreader event?, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Axios
Fauci says vaccine rollout’s "bumps and hiccups” won’t last long, feat. Tara Kirk Sell, PhD

Miami Herald
Nearly half of new COVID variant cases in the U.S. are in Florida. Experts warn of surge, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD and Rachel West, PhD

The Washington Post
CDC foresees spread in U.S. of highly contagious coronavirus variant, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Axios
Fauci sees greater China role in COVID-19 spread, one year on, feat. Tara Kirk Sell, PhD

Vox
America’s messy Covid-19 vaccine rollout, explained, feat. Crystal Watson, DrPH

The Baltimore Sun
Maryland reports record 1,862 people currently hospitalized with coronavirus, feat. Eric Toner, MD

The Kansan
Harvey County's COVID-19 testing capacity finally seeing a boost, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

Axios
Why the coronavirus vaccine rollout is behind schedule, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Huffington Post
Should We Be Worried About The New COVID-19 Strain In South Africa?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

NBC Nightly News
U.S. flu numbers drop dramatically [Video], feat. Caitlin Rivers, PhD at the 1:00 mark

Reuters
Most U.S. COVID-19 vaccines go idle as New York, Florida move to penalize hospitals, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo
Here’s Why You’ll Still Need to Wear a Mask After Getting Vaccinated for COVID-19, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Wall Street Journal
‘It’s a Desperate Time’: Crush of Covid-19 Patients Strains U.S. Hospitals, feat. Eric Toner, MD

 

 

 

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