In: COVID-19

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Fighting COVID-19: Using ultraviolet light to decontaminate CT scanners

In an effort to streamline medical imaging workflow, researchers at Johns Hopkins are testing the use of UV light to disinfect CT scanners within a matter of minutes—an especially important goal amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hopkins-led workshop offers strategies to accelerate robot deployment in infectious disease crises

To prepare for the next pandemic and perhaps aid in the current one, the virtual workshop “The Role of Robotics in Infectious Disease Crises” was co-hosted by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) in July.

New models can help hospitals stay ahead of COVID-19 surges

Optimization models will help hospital systems better manage critical resources if coronavirus cases spike this fall and winter.

Vaccine opponents unite around a ‘civil liberties’ argument on social media, study finds

Anti-vaxxer strategy shift on Facebook may signal a fierce fight over an eventual COVID-19 vaccine, according to new study by Mark Dredze and team.

500,000 euros for COVID-19 study

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) award will support Helmholtz Zentrum München, Malone Center researchers as they investigate the mechanisms and complications of COVID-19 diseases.  

Remote control for COVID-19 patient ventilators

A new robotic system designed by Johns Hopkins researchers may help hospitals preserve protective gear, limit staff exposure to COVID-19, and provide more time for clinical work.