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Borders are closing to Americans. Here’s where you can still go
National Geographic – August 3, 2020
Lin H. Chen, MD, of Mount Auburn Hospital, offers advice on travel safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine protects monkeys, study finds
New York Times – July 30, 2020
A group of scientists, led by Dan H. Barouch, MD, PhD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, report that a leading candidate COVID-19 vaccine developed at BIDMC in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson robustly protected non-human primates against the virus.

A COVID-19 vaccine can ensure better outcomes for communities of color. Let’s work to earn their trust
Washington Post – July 26, 2020
In this opinion article, Kathryn E. Stephenson, MD, MPH, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and colleagues warn of the grave consequences of low participation in coronavirus vaccine trials among people of color due to mistrust of the healthcare system. The authors state that trust must be earned, and provide six steps for health providers and systems to begin that process.


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