All eyes on Hopkins, 24/7
It is no stretch to say that so-called reality TV has reached
phenomenon status. In the past few months, hours of people's
lives have been spent watching others struggling to stay on an
island, co-habitating in sterile living quarters and wanting to
be a millionaire.
Now, with ABC's groundbreaking six-part
documentary series Hopkins 24/7, the action gets even more
real--and for those on the East Baltimore campus, real familiar,
The wait is over, the VCRs are set on "record,"
and now it's time to see Baltimore's own elite academic medical
institution come to life on the small screen.
Gates gives SPH fourth major
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded grants of
$20 million each to the Johns Hopkins University School of
Public Health and the University of Maryland School of Medicine
to develop a new type of measles vaccine that, for the first
time, would protect infants younger than 9 months old and
dramatically reduce the suffering and death rate from measles in
"Finding a safe and effective vaccine to
protect the world's youngest children against measles is an
urgent global health priority," said Bill Foege, senior health
adviser at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. "We are
tremendously hopeful that this collaboration between two major
research facilities will speed the development of this important
vaccine and ultimately help save millions of children's lives."
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