Now That Students Have Returned To The Classroom, One Question Remains: Are Children Safe?Students are back in school and scientists along with doctors are trying to get a handle on how the pandemic is being tracked as large numbers of kids are congregated in school buildings.
Moderna's Vaccine Is The Most Effective, But Pfizer And J&J Also Protect Well, CDC-led Study SaysThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention led a nationwide study of vaccination involving more than 3,600 adults hospitalized for Covid-19 between March and August.
Health Officials Say Covid-19 Booster Shot May Not Be Necessary For Many MarylandersThe concern in our state right now is the arise of Covid-19 variants. Doctors from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health spoke Wednesday about vaccine efficacy and whether or not a booster shot will be needed.
Businesses Continue To Offer Incentives In Effort To Get More People Vaccinated Against COVID-19This week, Maryland health officials said the state pushed past a major milestone.
Being Fully Vaccinated Reduces Odds Of Long-Term Covid-19 Symptoms By Half, UK Study SuggestsA new study of breakthrough Covid-19 infections finds that vaccines not only reduce the risk of severe disease and hospitalization, but can lower the odds of having long-term Covid-19 symptoms too.
GBMC To Require Covid-19 Vaccine For All EmployeesThe president and CEO of Greater Baltimore Medical Center announced that they will now require the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees.
US Covid-19 Cases Among Children Are Surging. Experts Warn It May Get WorseLast week, the number of Covid-19 cases in children in the US reached levels not seen since the winter surge. And with the return to school, the Delta variant on the rise and this winter approaching, health officials are concerned it could get worse.
As Covid-19 Hospitalizations Increase, A Greater Number Of Americans Are Deciding to Get VaccinatedWith an alarming rise in Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations, more Americans have recently made the decision to get vaccinated than in the last six weeks.
Vaccine Boosters Are Not Unusual: Dr. Leana Wen Explains Why"Needing additional shots of a vaccine is not at all unusual. COVID-19 is a relatively new disease that's come about only in the last two years."
Anne Arundel County Announces Clinics For Third Dose Of COVID-19 VaccineOfficials advise residents to speak with their primary health care provider to see if they are eligible for receiving a third dose.
More Protection: US Likely To Authorize COVID Booster ShotsAfter struggling for months to persuade Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine, U.S. health officials could soon face a fresh challenge: talking vaccinated people into getting booster shots to gain longer-lasting protection as the delta variant sends infections soaring again.
'You Are The Ones Threatening The Freedoms Of All The Rest Of Us' Hogan Calls Out Unvaccinated ResidentsGovernor Larry Hogan is calling out the people who have chosen not to get vaccinated. He said they're the ones who are putting others at risk.
Covid-19 Infections Of Vaccinated People Are Expected, But The Unvaccinated Are 'The Big Highway Of Transmission,' Expert SaysTens of thousands of vaccinated people may catch Covid-19, but the majority will not fall severely ill -- a testament to the efficacy of inoculations even against the Delta variant that has been fueling case surges across the United States, a top health official said.
Some People Are Seeking Out A Second Dose Of Covid-19 Vaccine After Getting J&J shotJason Gallagher, an infectious disease pharmacist in Philadelphia had gotten the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine through a clinical trial in November, but this summer he didn't like the direction Covid-19 cases were taking due to variants.
The Pandemic Is 'Spiraling Out Of Control' Due To Unvaccinated People, Trump Administration Official SaysFor anyone who loves freedom and hates mask mandates or remote learning, Dr. Jerome Adams has a blunt message: Get vaccinated.