FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Vaccines For Children As Young As 6 MonthsShots can't be given until the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's vaccine advisers have voted on whether to recommend them -- a vote is scheduled for Saturday -- and CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky has signed off on that recommendation.
Biden Administration Lays Out Plan For COVID-19 Vaccinations For Children Under 5The White House is announcing a Covid-19 vaccine rollout plan Thursday for children under 5.
A New COVID-19 Wave Could Sweep Across Maryland This FallThe new number of COVID-19 cases reported across the state on Monday is the highest it's been since January, and there are more than 250 hospitalizations for the first time since early March, according to data from the Maryland Department of Health.
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.
Hopkins Uses AI To Develop A Bot That Answers Questions About The COVID-19 VaccineThe Vaccine Information Resource Assistant, or “VIRA,” chatbot allows anyone to access trustworthy, accurate and up-to-date information on the COVID-19 vaccine.
Dundalk Mom Of 3 Claims $500K Booster Shot Lottery WinningsVaxCash 2.0 is the state’s $2 million vaccine lottery to encourage booster shots.
A Fourth COVID-19 Shot Might Be Recommended This Fall, As Officials 'Continually' Look At Emerging DataIn the United States, health officials emphasized late last year that fourth doses were not yet needed and said it was too premature to be discussing a potential fourth dose of coronavirus vaccine for most people.
COVID-19 In Maryland: State Surpasses 2 Million Booster ShotsMore than 2 million Marylanders have received a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to data released Saturday by the Maryland Department of Health.
COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 3K New Cases Reported Sunday As Hospitalizations and Positivity Rate Continues To DeclineMaryland reported 3,678 new COVID-19 cases as the state positivity rate and hospitalizations continued to decrease, according to data released Sunday by the Maryland Department of Health.
COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 4K New Cases Reported Saturday As Hospitalizations Continue To DeclineMaryland reported 4,849 new COVID-19 cases as the state positivity rate and hospitalizations continued to decrease, according to data released Saturday by the Maryland Department of Health.
West Virginia Wants To Administer 4th COVID-19 Vaccine DoseWest Virginia has the nation’s third-oldest population with nearly 20% of its 1.79 million residents over age 65. The state also eclipses most others in the percentage of people affected by diabetes, heart disease and obesity.
Maryland Pushes Boosters As Pfizer Says They’re Effective Protection Against Omicron; State Has Not Released New Case Data Due To CyberattackMore than 26,773 Marylanders have received their booster shots in the past 24 hours alone.
Health Officials Urge Vaccination & Boosters As COVID-19 Rate Rises, Omicron Arrives In MarylandThe state health department said Delta remains the dominant variant and represents more than 99% of circulating strains in Maryland and nationwide.
Frederick County Health Officials Continue Urging Everyone Eligible To Get COVID Vaccines, BoostersFrederick County is continuing its efforts to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19. On Saturday, the Frederick County Health Department held a clinic for kids ages 5 to 11, an age group that became eligible for the shot earlier this month.
When Will The Pandemic End? Hopkins Experts Weigh InThe Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is now shedding light on where we stand, as a society, as we move forward in the COVID fight.