The FDA recently authorized a fourth COVID-19 shot to be taken four months after the first booster. Some people have debated whether getting another vaccine is necessary.
Washington – A new bill in the D.C. Council would require all students eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine to be fully vaccinated by December 15. The bill was introduced on October 4 and would apply to all students in public,…
Maryland is working to increase its capacity to track COVID-19 variants, Gov. Larry Hogan, R, announced Wednesday, as a new variant is being found around the globe, including in the United States.
Marylanders 65 and over living in congregate care facilities, including nursing homes, are eligible for COVID-19 booster shots effective immediately.
Those experiencing homlessness are an extremely vulnerable community, during a pandemic, they’re at even greater risk. Here’s how Maryland is trying to combat the problem.
College Park, MD – After announcing that campus would reopen in the fall, the University of Maryland has received 3000 vaccine doses, in addition to an original 2400, for the campus community. The University Health Center Director says he believes…
Statewide disparities in COVID-19 vaccinations expose barriers that underserved populations face in avoiding life-threatening infection. Maryland’s early vaccination rollout shows a pattern of racial disparity mostly among Black and Latino residents. Healthcare disparities hold a firm grip on communities of…
Maryland is expanding its vaccine rollout just as the country faces what Gov. Larry Hogan, R, described as a “race between variants and vaccines.”
Baltimore, MD- Following president Biden’s announcement that by April 19, 90% of adults will be eligible for the vaccine, Maryland’s current vaccine phase lags behind. Maryland’s Phase 3, which includes all adults over the age of 16, is currently set to begin April 27, eight days behind the federal government’s goal. Maryland reached its highest positivity rate since February 9 today, totaling 5.24%.