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.
Is Wearing A Mask While Traveling Still Helpful If You're The Only One?When one person is masked and others are not, it's called one-way masking.
Do I Need To Wear A Mask? TSA, BWI, MTA & Rideshare Services Lift MandatesMasks are now optional across virtually all forms of public travel in the wake of a federal judge’s ruling striking down a federal mask mandate for air travel and mass transit.
Uber And Lyft Will No Longer Require Masks For US Riders And DriversThe changes come one day after a federal judge struck down the Biden administration's mask mandate for airplanes and other public transport methods.
Loyola Professor Encourages Marylanders To Keep Up COVID-19 ProtocolsPhiladelphia on Monday reinstated its indoor mask mandate after COVID-19 cases there increased by 50% in a two-week span.
Janet & Walter Sondheim Art Prize Finalists NamedThe Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) has announced the names of three finalists for its 17th annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Art Prize. 
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.
Mask Mandate Aboard Planes, Trains And Buses In The US Extended Until May 3The transportation mandate applies to mass transportation including planes, trains, buses and hubs like airports.
COVID-19 Cases Trend Up Again In The US, Driven By The Growth Of BA.2
Inflammation Could Be The Reason For COVID-19 Loss Of Smell, Hopkins Study FindsAnosmia--loss of smell--is a frequent and sometimes long-term symptom associated with COVID-19 infections.
Hopkins Brings Back Mask Mandate Amid Uptick In COVID-19 CasesJohns Hopkins University is bringing back its indoor mask mandate after dozens of students tested positive for COVID-19 after spring break.
DC Mayor Tests Positive For COVID-19, Reports Mild SymptomsWashington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Thursday that she tested positive for COVID-19 and would “work at home while following isolation protocols.”
Pelosi Tests Positive For COVID-19, Was At White House With BidenHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tested positive for COVID-19, a day after appearing unmasked at a White House event with President Joe Biden.
BA.2, Where Are You? Dominant Strain Hasn't Shown Signs Of Starting A SurgeIf BA.2 does go quietly, it may be because the US did such a poor job of stopping transmission of Omicron and the variants that came before it, that we have failed upward, bungling our way to a high level of immune protection.
Baltimore City Hall Reopens To The Public, Resumes In-Person MeetingsBaltimore City has come under pressure for being one of the last jurisdictions to re-open. The mayor has said he's been following scientific guidance.