What You Need to Know from Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins Medicine continues to follow the highest level of safety precautions as we care for our patients and work with our communities during the coronavirus pandemic. Please use this site to learn more about patient care, testing, vaccinations and additional information about COVID-19.

Conquering COVID-19 | Maria's Story

In October 2020, Maria Young — an active 41-year-old woman — arrived at The Johns Hopkins Hospital with COVID-19 and double pneumonia. A staggering 130 days later, Maria returned to her family, thanks to the advanced technologies and expertise of her doctors.

Additional Resources

Booster Shots and Third Doses for COVID-19 Vaccines: What You Need to Know

Understand the difference between third vaccine doses and COVID boosters.

Patient receiving vaccine

COVID-19 Daily Report

Get updates on the number of COVID-19 patients at Johns Hopkins Medicine care facilities.

Provider working with a COVID-19 test

Featured Experts

  • Brian Thomas Garibaldi, M.D.

    • Director, Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit
    • Associate Program Director for Bedside Medicine, Osler Medical Residency
    • Director, Johns Hopkins Precision Medicine Center of Excellence for COVID-19

    Expertise: Acute Lung Injury (ALI), Biocontainment, High Consequence Pathogens, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

  • Gabor David Kelen, M.D.

    • Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
    • Director, Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR)
    • Director, Center for the Study of Preparedness and Catastrophic Event Response (PACER)

    Expertise: Emergency Medicine

  • Lisa Lockerd Maragakis, M.D., M.P.H.

    • Senior Director of Infection Prevention, The Johns Hopkins Health System
    • Hospital Epidemiologist, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Expertise: Infectious Disease

  • Aaron Michael Milstone, M.D., M.H.S.

    • Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Expertise: Pediatric Infectious Disease

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