• Ready or Not, Patients Will Present: Improving Urban Pandemic Preparedness

    Over the past century, society has achieved great gains in medicine, public health, and health-care infrastructure, particularly in the areas of vaccines, antibiotics, sanitation, intensive care and medical technology. Still, despite these developments, infectious diseases are emerging at unprecedented rates around the globe. Large urban centers are particularly vulnerable to communicable disease events, and must have well-prepared response systems, including on the front-line level. Read more from Director Rebecca Katz, PhD and GHSS staff.

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  • Worried about a second wave of coronavirus? We’re still in the first.

    As states reopen and more tests are conducted, coronavirus cases continue to ravage the U.S. The Washington Post spoke with experts, including GLID Director Dr. Ellen Carlin, to determine what wave we’re in and what’s ahead.

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  • COVID-19 Ask and Answer

    For many it can be difficult to sift through the overwhelming amount of information available on the COVID-19 pandemic. In this series of short videos Georgetown experts share their insights on common COVID-19 questions, including issues drawn from a student survey.

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