Hogan Authorizes State Health Officials To Administer Moderna, J&J BoostersFollowing the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's final approval of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots, Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday authorized state health officials to administer additional doses from those makers to eligible Marylanders.
Health Officials Share Ways To Keep Children Safe This Holiday SeasonHalloween is right around the corner and before you know it the holidays will be here. Plenty of families are getting travel plans ready but the big question many have is how do u keep kids safe who are still unvaccinated?
If You Don't Know Where Your Onions Came From, Throw Them Away To Prevent Salmonella, CDC SaysThe CDC said 652 people have been infected with salmonella -- and there have been 129 hospitalizations. No deaths have been reported.
Maryland Congressman Says He Prescribes Ivermectin For COVIDA Maryland congressman who is a practicing anesthesiologist said on a radio show that he prescribed a medication typically used to treat parasites in livestock and humans as a treatment for COVID-19.
Share Your Thoughts, Concerns And Questions About Masks In SchoolsWhat questions, concerns or thoughts do you have about masks in schools? Share them with us.
CDC Study: Masking Inside Schools Keeps Children SafeA new study conducted by the CDC shows children in schools where there is no mask mandate have a higher chance of contracting COVID. If you wear a mask, the transmissibility of the virus is greatly reduced.
US Records Highest Increase In Nation's Homicide Rate In Modern History, CDC SaysThe previous largest increase in the US homicide rate was a 20% rise recorded from 2000 to 2001 because of the September 11 terror attacks, according to NCHS.
'Every One Of Those Deaths Is Unnecessary,' Expert Says Of Rising COVID-19 US Death Toll As Tens Of Millions Remain Unvaccinated
'A Phase Of Maintaining Immunity': Gov. Hogan Pushes COVID-19 Booster Shots, Prepares State To Vaccinate ChildrenGov. Larry Hogan implored eligible Marylanders to get COVID-19 booster shots and announced the state is already gearing up to vaccinate children in a press conference Thursday.
CDC Urges People Who Are Pregnant Or Thinking Of Becoming Pregnant To Get COVID-19 VaccineAccording to CDC data, more than 125,000 pregnant people have had confirmed cases of COVID-19 through Sept. 27, resulting in 22,000 hospitalizations and 161 deaths. Twenty-two of those deaths occurred in the month of August, the agency said.
Almost 9,000 Vaccinated Marylanders Get Additional Shots Since Approval of Pfizer BoosterIn Maryland, 60,624 fully vaccinated people have gotten an additional dose of vaccine. That is up by 8,920 shots since Friday when the state and the CDC approved Pfizer boosters for those older than 65, those with serious health conditions and those with jobs that put them at risk.
Maryland Residents Starting To Get Booster Shots After CDC AnnouncementAs the Delta variant continues to fuel a rise in COVID-19 cases, Pfizer booster shots are now going into some arms of Marylanders following the CDC’s stamp of approval on Friday.
Maryland OKs COVID-19 Booster Shots For 'Anyone Who Needs One'Calling federal approval of COVID-19 booster shots “long overdue,” Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday said Maryland will make the shots available immediately to any residents who need them.
Shortage In COVID Testing Kits Driving Up Lab-Based DemandA shortage of COVID-19 rapid tests continues nationwide, including at many stores in Maryland.
Child Covid-19 Cases Increased Nearly 240% Since July, Pediatricians' Group SaysCovid-19 infections have risen "exponentially" among children in the US since July, according to data published Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).