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A Better Prepared Public Needs Clear Communication

By on February 23, 2022
A Better Prepared Public Needs Clear Communication

by CYNTHIA BAUR

Practical plain language explanations of risks along the way could have better prepared the public for the long haul.

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Messaging Failures of the Pandemic

By on February 23, 2022
Messaging Failures of the Pandemic

by ERIC D. HARGAN

The best course of action is empathy and evidence over partisanship and intimidation.

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Dear CDC… About that Latest Announcement

By on February 23, 2022
Dear CDC… About that Latest Announcement

by GLEN NOWAK

Effective or successful “communication” encompasses more than what you say and how you say it. It involves listening, learning, and understanding those you are seeking to inform.

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Preparing for the Next Biological Threat

By on September 8, 2021
Preparing for the Next Biological Threat

by ANDY WEBER & NICOLE A. TERAN

Despite the threat, funding for some of our key biodefense initiatives overseas atrophied.

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One Year Into the Fight Against COVID-19

By on March 17, 2021
One Year Into the Fight Against COVID-19

Q&A with Dr. Eric Toner, Senior Scholar with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and a Senior Scientist in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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The Fight Against COVID-19 and the Lessons of 1918

By on September 23, 2020
The Fight Against COVID-19 and the Lessons of 1918

A Conversation with John Barry about his 2005 book regarding the Great Influenza pandemic 102 years ago and the lessons that can be learned today.

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When a Pandemic and an Epidemic Collide

By on September 23, 2020
When a Pandemic and an Epidemic Collide

by LISA HOWLEY

Since the pandemic began, more than 40 states have reported increases in substance- related deaths.

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U.S. Foreign Policy After the Pandemic

By on September 23, 2020
U.S. Foreign Policy After the Pandemic

by JESSICA TRISKO DARDEN

While conflict prevention has long been a focus of foreign assistance, the intersection of conflict prevention with other global challenges should be at the forefront of America’s response.

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Wear a Mask, Maintain Distance, and Avoid Crowds

By on August 3, 2020
Wear a Mask, Maintain Distance, and Avoid Crowds

by ERIC TONER, MD

In the coming months, our success in battling the pandemic will come down to some basic steps that every American can and must take.

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College in the Age of Corona: Will it Ever Be the Same?

By on August 3, 2020
College in the Age of Corona: Will it Ever Be the Same?

by FREDERICK HESS

With college students preparing for class this Fall, college leaders need to look ahead with a sense of urgency and imagination.

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