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Nytimes.com
April 27, 2009
Swine Flu: A Cause for Panic?
Johns Hopkins angle: Ruth A. Karron, the director of the Center for Immunization Research and Johns Hopkins Vaccine Initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Ruth R. Faden, the executive director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, talk about swine flu in this health blog.

Washington Post
April 28, 2009
On Leadership
Johns Hopkins angle: Yash Gupta, dean of the Carey Business School, says that when facing a swine flu epidemic, leaders must be cautious but not alarmist.

Baltimore Sun
April 28, 2009
Flu spread raises alarm
Johns Hopkins angle: Article quotes Ruth Karron, director of the Center for Immunization Research and the Johns Hopkins Vaccine Initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Science News
April 27, 2009
Swine flu outbreak likely to continue, officials say
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Andrew Pekosz, an associate professor of molecular microbiology and immunology in the School of Public Health.

U.S. News & World Report Online
April 27, 2009
Swine Flu and Factory Farming
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog includes comments from Ellen Silbergeld, professor of environmental health sciences in the School of Public Health.

Baltimore Business Journal
April 27, 2009
Greater Baltimore hospitals prep for swine flu
Johns Hopkins angle: Article reports that JHU will have nurses, physicians and other caregivers screen patients for any signs and symptoms of influenza, spokesman Gary Stephenson said.

Wall Street Journal
April 28, 2009
Understanding Swine Flu
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece includes avian flu remarks made in 2005 by Donald S. Burke, a School of Medicine faculty member.

El Paso Times (Texas)
April 28, 2009
Swine flu puts border on alert: Juárez closes schools, clubs
Johns Hopkins angle: The article mentions Arthur Silverstein, professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins Medical School, and his book "Pure Politics and the Impure Science: The Swine Flu Affair."

National Geographic News
April 27, 2009
Swine Flu Facts, Swine Flu Myths
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Pekosz, associate professor of microbiology and immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is quoted.

Washington Post
April 27, 2009
Rebuttal: Real Wedding Bell Woes
Johns Hopkins angle: Commentary on marriage written by Andrew Cherlin, a sociologist at the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.

Washington Post
April 27, 2009
A Scholar's Inventive Approach To Leonardo
Johns Hopkins angle: Feature story about Jonathan Pevsner of the School of Medicine, who is the resident scholar on the Discovery Channel series "Doing da Vinci."

New York Times
April 28, 2009
With Aid of Drug Library, New Remedies From Old
Johns Hopkins angle: Feature story about the Johns Hopkins Drug Library quotes Jun O. Liu, professor of pharmacology in the School of Medicine.

New York Times
April 28, 2009
Advances Expand Kidney Transplants
Johns Hopkins angle: Article mentions that Johns Hopkins is a pioneer in treating these highly sensitized kidney disease patients in need of transplants.

New York Times
April 27, 2009
Pneumonia: Rwanda Receives Vaccine to Shield Babies Against Bacterial Infections
Johns Hopkins angle: Orin Levine, a pneumonia expert at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is quoted.

New York Times
April 27, 2009
U.S. Steps Up Effort on Digital Defenses
Johns Hopkins angle: Story notes that competing teams of contractors — including BAE Systems, the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University and Sparta Inc. — are vying to build the Pentagon a system it can use to simulate attacks.

Daily Record
April 28, 2009
Suburban pairs with Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: News brief reports that Suburban Hospital Healthcare System and Johns Hopkins Health System Corp. announced a plan to integrate Suburban Hospital into the Johns Hopkins system in fall 2009.

Washington Business Journal
April 28, 2009
New owner won’t speed up Suburban Hospital’s expansion plans
Johns Hopkins angle: The article describes what is likely to happen when Suburban Hospital becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Johns Hopkins Health System Corp.

Business Gazette (Md.)
April 28, 2009
Johns Hopkins won't change Suburban plans
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Health System Corp. is acquiring Suburban Hospital.

Washington Post
April 28, 2009
Inside Out
Johns Hopkins angle: Story says that virtual colonoscopies were invented 16 years ago by a radiologist who got the idea while playing video games on a flight simulator at Johns Hopkins.

Huffington Post
April 27, 2009
Justifications for Torture: You've Heard the Rest, Now Here's the Best
Johns Hopkins angle: This column by Russ Wellen refers to the book “On Torture”, published in 2008 by Johns Hopkins University Press.

Buffalo News (N.Y.)
April 28, 2009
New Tailwind device shows promise for stroke victims
Johns Hopkins angle: The story quotes R. Samuel Mayer, a physician adviser for the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins Hospital and medical director of the hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation.

Mail Tribune (Ore.)
April 28, 2009
Big hearts are stronger
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins research is mentioned.

Miami Herald
April 28, 2009
Chuck tenure; clear out deadwood
Johns Hopkins angle: Francis Fukuyama of the School of Advanced International Studies wrote this op-ed, which originally appeared in the Washington Post.

Frederick News Post (Md.)
April 28, 2009
'What makes a doctor good'
Johns Hopkins angle: The story is about the writer’s doctor, Charles Cummings, during a stay at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

U.S. News & World Report – The Paper Trail blog
April 27, 2009
College Roundup: 4/20-4/24
Johns Hopkins angle: This report cites a News-Letter article about the accidental cancellation of fall break in 2009.

Palm Beach Daily News
April 28, 2009
Experts: Take care but don't panic over swine flu
Johns Hopkins angle: The story quotes Earl Campazzi, who has a master's degree in immunology and infectious diseases from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Wall Street Journal
April 27, 2009
Advocate of Higher Standards in Developing World Joins Labor Department
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog mentions that Sandra Polaski, who earned a master’s degree at SAIS, is joining the Labor Department to be responsible for international affairs.

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