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Johns Hopkins Announces New COVID-19 Bi-Weekly Briefings

Sessions launch Friday, will allow Q/A with experts

Nov. 18, 2020
CONTACT: Jill Rosen
Cell: 443-547-8805
jrosen@jhu.edu
CONTACT: Doug Donovan
Cell: 443-462-2947
dougdonovan@jhu.edu
@dougdonovan

With the pandemic surging to record levels in the United States, Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center will launch bi-weekly webcast briefings featuring updates and insights from the university’s top COVID-19 experts beginning this Friday, November 20.

The first “Johns Hopkins 30-Minute COVID-19 Briefing: Expert Insights on What You Need to Know Now” is scheduled for noon to 12:30 p.m. Friday and will to feature Beth Blauer, executive director of the Centers for Civic Impact, and Bill Moss, executive director of the International Vaccine Access Center.

After the briefing, viewers will have an opportunity to ask questions via chat.

Blauer will provide an overview of national data trends and state-level public policy responses. Moss, who is also a professor of epidemiology and immunology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, will provide an update on vaccine development, sentiment and policy preparedness.

To attend:  https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/live/events/covid-19-briefing-expert-insights

BACKGROUND: The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center (CRC) is a continuously updated source of COVID-19 data and expert guidance. Experts aggregate and analyze the best data available on COVID-19—including cases, testing and contact tracing—to help the public, policymakers and healthcare professionals worldwide respond to the pandemic.

For more information, please contact Jill Rosen, jrosen@jhu.edu.

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