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Alarming Number Of Baltimore City School Students Not Getting Regular Vaccinations, Health Officials SayBaltimore City health officials said they've noticed an alarming number of students without proper vaccines against childhood diseases.
Coronavirus In Maryland: 613 New Cases, 8 Deaths ReportedMaryland reports 613 new coronavirus cases as the state inches to a total of 123,000 cases Saturday morning.
FDA Warns Parents About 'Benadryl Challenge' On TikTok, Investigating Link To Teen Deaths, HospitalizationsThe US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning Thursday over "serious problems with high doses" of the common over-the-counter allergy medication Benadryl.
Countries Should Meet These Five Criteria Before Easing Lockdowns, Study Says. Many Aren't Even CloseCountries should not ease coronavirus lockdown restrictions until they meet five criteria -- and many nations are not even close, according to a new analysis published in The Lancet medical journal.
Jockeys Riding At Pimlico On Preakness Weekend Face TestingJockeys riding in the Preakness and other races at Pimlico next weekend must undergo a COVID-19 test within 72 hours of their first mount.
Cecil College Closes Due To Positive COVID-19 CaseCecil College has closed all of its campuses Friday after a positive COVID-19 case was reported.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, Wife Test Positive For CoronavirusVirginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday that he and his wife have both tested positive for the coronavirus, though he said he is showing no symptoms.
City Schools Partner With Uber, Lyft To Give Students Free Rides To Immunization AppointmentsBaltimore City Public Schools are partnering with Lyft and Uber to help students get their immunizations. 
Coronavirus In Maryland: Positivity Rate Continues To Decline As Cases Surpass 122KThe coronavirus positivity rate continues to decline Friday as total cases reach 122,359. 
Coronavirus In Maryland: Positivity Rate Declines As Cases Near 122KThe statewide coronavirus positivity decreased again Thursday as a total of 121,800 cases were reported in Maryland over the span of the pandemic.
Drug, Alcohol Deaths Up In Maryland; Officials Say Coronavirus Pandemic To BlameWhile the coronavirus pandemic continues to claim thousands of lives in Maryland, new data shows a dramatic jump in drug and alcohol-related deaths across the state.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Tours Novavax To See Coronavirus Vaccine Progress, Lays Out Distribution PlanMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan took a tour of Novavax Thursday morning to learn more about their progress on a coronavirus vaccine.