It is hypocritical for President Joe Biden to have implemented travel restrictions on South Africa and seven other African nations in response to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant after having harshly criticized then-President Donald Trump for taking similar actions with China during the early days of the pandemic in 2020, several of the state’s GOP lawmakers said Thursday.Read More
would say that it is too early for a requirement for young children because really the vaccine just became available for that age group. And it is available under an emergency authorization. I think that we will get a lot of information from having millions of children vaccinated.Read More
Maryland’s economy gained 14,900 jobs in October and the state’s unemployment rate decreased from 5.9% to 5.7%, according to preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday morning.Read More
Restaurant Association of Md. CEO: Staffing and supply shortages continue to threaten the industry’s post-pandemic recovery
Restaurant Association of Maryland President and CEO Marshall Weston said Thursday that staffing and supply shortages are still among the most serious challenges facing the restaurant industry.Read More
“Our efforts to vaccinate the 5 to 11 year olds is off to a good start. Since last Thursday afternoon, less than a week ago, the county Health and Human Services department has vaccinated over 9,500 children,” Elrich said at a virtual news conference.Read More
Comptroller and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Peter Franchot said if he is elected to the state’s highest office young children in schools would be required to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.Read More
Montgomery County could begin administering COVID-19 shots to young children as soon as next week, if, as is anticipated, both the FDA and CDC approve the vaccine for that purpose, County Executive Marc Elrich said Wednesday.Read More
Preparations are being made for the mass vaccination of young children in Montgomery County against the novel coronavirus, County Executive Marc Elrich said Wednesday.Read More
Former Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Dr. Joshua Sharfstein warned Marylanders not to let their guards down this fall as it is still possible that the Delta variant could hit the state hard.Read More
“I would do for everyone else what they have done for federal employees,” Elrich said in response to a question from MarylandReporter.com at a virtual news conference. “I would not make a distinction.”Read More
Compared to their non-Hispanic white counterparts of a similar age, American Indian or Alaska Native people are 1.7 times more likely to be infected with COVID-19, 3.5 times more likely to be hospitalized, and 2.4 times more likely to die from the disease, the CDC found.Read More
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