High Levels Of COVID-19 Community Transmission Detected In Baltimore AreaCommunity transmission levels of COVID-19 in the Baltimore region have shifted from medium to high over the past two weeks, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
3-Dose Covid-19 Vaccine Protects Children Ages 6 Months To 5 years, Pfizer & BioNTech SayThree child-size doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine appeared to be safe and showed a strong immune response in children ages 6 months to 5 years, the companies said Monday. The vaccine makers said they will finish submitting the trial data to the US Food and Drug Administration this week.
FDA Clears COVID Booster Shot For Healthy Kids Ages 5 To 11The Food and Drug Administration’s authorization now opens a third shot of Pfizer's vaccine to elementary-age kids, too.
COVID-19 In Maryland: Hospitalizations Surpass 400, Positivity Rate Above 8%For the first time since February, there are more than 400 Marylanders hospitalized with COVID-19, according to data released Tuesday by the Maryland Department of Health.
Emergent BioSolutions Ruined 400M Vaccine Doses, More Than Previously Known, According To Congressional ReportA new congressional report claims Baltimore-based Emergent BioSolutions ruined many more COVID-19 doses than were previously reported, and there were possibly attempts to try to hide that amount.
Baltimore City Health Commissioner 'Strongly' Recommends Indoor Masking, But Mandate Has Not Been Reinstated"I am strongly recommending that masks be worn indoors or in public settings regardless of vaccination status," she said.
Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Modelers Do Not Anticipate Big 'Wave,' Despite UptickCOVID-19 cases continue to pile up in Maryland and the state’s positivity rate hovers above 6%. But even as cases rise, risk of serious illness remains low.
COVID-19 In Maryland: 1,845 New Cases Reported, Hospitalizations Increase To 252The seven-day positivity rate for COVID-19 dipped slightly to 5.99%. According to the CDC's COVID-19 Community Levels, all 24 jurisdictions in Maryland still have a "Low" rate of transmission.
Maryland Records 1,900 New COVID-19 Cases For The First Time Since FebruaryFor the first time in three months, Maryland reported more than 1,900 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, according to the latest round of data provided by the state Department of Health.
Baltimore Resident 'Mr. Millionaire' Claims VaxCash 2.0 Prize"Mr. Millionaire" and his fiancée are waiting until the real-life check clears to decide how to spend the money.
FDA Officials Say Annual COVID-19 Shots May Be Needed In The FutureBy this summer, "decisions will need to be made" on who should be eligible for additional COVID-19 shots in the fall, and by June, the composition of the vaccines will need to be determined.
Maryland Reports 1,000 New COVID-19 Cases For Second Consecutive DayFor the second time in as many days, Maryland reported more than 1,000 new COVID-10 cases on Friday.
Maryland Reports 1,000 New COVID-19 Cases For First Time Since FebruaryThe Maryland Department of Health reported more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday for the first time in two months.
CDC Mask Mandate For Travelers Struck Down By Federal JudgeIt is unclear clear how quickly the ruling will be implemented at airports or train stations across the country or if the Justice Department will attempt to block the ruling and file an appeal.
Baltimore Health Department Selects Community Based Organizations To Distribute COVID-19 Test KitsThe Baltimore City Health Department has picked 35 community groups to distribute at-home COVID-19 test kits, focusing on populations with trouble accessing tests.