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.
Moderna Seeks Green Light For Vaccinating Toddlers And Young ChildrenModerna hopes to get the green light from the Food and Drug Administration “in the coming weeks” to give the youngest population a low-dose COVID-19 vaccine.
With Omicron Sub-Variant Becoming More Prevalent, Anne Arundel County Officials Say They Have The Tools For Next WaveWith the Omicron sub-variant BA.2 now making up nearly one-quarter of U.S. COVID-19 cases, Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman on Tuesday encouraged residents with symptoms to get tested and, if positive, receive treatment to prevent a surge in hospitalizations.
Anne Arundel County Board of Education Votes 8-0 To End Mask MandateThe Anne Arundel County Board of Education on Wednesday voted 8–0 to remove the mask mandate from all public schools.
Maryland 's Mask Policies Are Shifting—But Not For EveryoneMasks will no longer be required inside Maryland's state buildings starting on Feb. 22.
UMBC Graduate Who Helped Develop COVID Vaccine Keynote Speaker At Black History Month BreakfastThey pulled out all the stops at the 41st annual Black History Month Breakfast.
Hogan Aims To Change Face Mask Requirements At Maryland SchoolsGov. Larry Hogan plans to make new recommendations on face mask requirements in the classroom to the State Board of Education.
Port Discovery Children’s Museum Hosts Vaccine ClinicThe Port Discovery Children’s Museum, Johns Hopkins Medicine and the Baltimore City Health Department held a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday and offered up free admission to anyone who got a dose of the vaccine there.
Johns Hopkins Doctors Warn Of Post-Pandemic MindsetDoctors with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health said our community should not have a ‘post-pandemic mindset’ despite the decrease in COVID-19 metrics across the state.
2 Maryland Hospitals Return To Pre-COVID Crisis ProtocolsTwo Maryland hospitals are deactivating their COVID-19 crisis protocols and returning to “normal operations,” according to medical staff.
Health Department Data Shows How Marylanders Are Coping With COVID-19More than 4 million Marylanders have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and nearly half as many have received a booster shot, according to data released by the Maryland Department of Health on Sunday.
January Is Projected To Be The Deadliest COVID-19 Month In MarylandHospitalizations and the COVID-19 positivity rate are all trending in a positive direction even as January wraps up and is set to be the deadliest month in Maryland since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 In Maryland: State Surpasses 13K Deaths, But Hogan Says Metrics Are Improving From Omicron SurgeMaryland added 2,900 new cases of COVID-19 as hospitalizations once again declined and the statewide positivity rate dipped to 12.57%, according to data released Wednesday by the Maryland Department of Health.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Are Dropping In The Northeast. In Other Parts Of The Country, They're RisingSome states are starting to see infection numbers and hospitalizations drop. But it is not the case everywhere.
Johns Hopkins Hosts COVID-19 Vaccination Virtual CourseJohns Hopkins University has launched a free virtual course to teach people how to talk to parents about the COVID-19 vaccine for children.