U.S. Moves To Make Antiviral Drug More Available Against COVIDThe White House on Thursday announced more steps to make the antiviral treatment Paxlovid more accessible across the U.S. as it projects COVID-19 infections will continue to spread over the summer travel season.
Maryland Sees Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among People Under 19COVID-19 infections in people under the age of 19 are on the rise, according to data recorded by the Maryland State Department of Health.
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.
COVID-19, Shootings: Is Mass Death Now Tolerated In America?After mass shootings killed and wounded people grocery shopping, going to church and simply living their lives last weekend, the nation marked a milestone of 1 million deaths from COVID-19. The number, once unthinkable, is now an irreversible reality in the United States — just like the persistent reality of gun violence that kills tens of thousands of people every year.
'Shame On You': Pittman Blasts 'Misleading' Text Sent To Anne Arundel County Families About School MasksAnne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman issued a statement Thursday criticizing a mass text sent to parents that he said contained "disinformation about the status of masks" in public schools.
Anne Arundel County Public Schools May Require Mandatory Masks If COVID Cases RiseDuring Wednesday night's Board of Education meeting in Anne Arundel County, Superintendent George Arlotto brought forth a recommendation supported by him and the County Health Officer Dr. Nilesh Kalyanaraman.
A Third Of US Should Be Considering Masks, Officials SayIn the last week, an additional 8% of Americans were living in a county in medium or high COVID-19 community levels.
COVID Outbreaks At Baltimore-Area Schools Raises Concerns For ParentsAs schools across Maryland deal with increasing COVID-19 cases and outbreaks, it’s raising concerns for parents.
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.
Morgan State University President Implements Mask Mandate For School-Sanctioned EventsMorgan State University is instituting a mask mandate for university-sanctioned indoor events and activities in response to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Maryland.
Baltimore City Health Commissioner Concerned About Rising COVID-19 CasesAt this very moment, the United States is approaching a very grim milestone of one million deaths due to COVID-19.
Governor Hogan Receives Second COVID Booster Shot, Urges Marylanders To Get VaccinatedGov. Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan received their second COVID-19 vaccine booster shots today.
Universities, Local Governments Diverge In COVID-19 Response As Key Metrics RiseColleges across the region are taking precautionary steps as COVID-19 metrics rise.
Maryland Health Officials Recommend Masks Indoors Amid Rising COVID-19 CasesLocal health officials are strongly urging mask usage in indoor public places as COVID-19 cases are on the upswing.
Local Schools Grapple With COVID-19 Outbreaks As Cases ClimbA medical expert at Johns Hopkins explained that various school districts will handle outbreaks differently.