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D.C. ends coronavirus contact tracing effort, laying off 131 workers


Date Published: Thursday 30 June 2022
Article Description: The city will still offer coronavirus exposure alerts for residents who have signed up for the service on their cellphones.



This Is the County in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area with the Most Deaths from COVID-19


Date Published: Friday 01 July 2022
Article Description: More than 1 million Americans have died from COVID-19 – more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metropolitan area,



COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Funding Available for Maryland Seafood Processors


Date Published: Thursday 30 June 2022
Article Description: The Maryland Department of Agriculture announced Thursday that it is now accepting applications for payments to eligible seafood processors and wholesale dealers.



Why aren’t your fireworks on July 4? Pandemic shortages persist.


Date Published: Thursday 30 June 2022
Article Description: Fireworks companies are facing shortages for Independence Day celebrations after struggling through two years of disruption during the pandemic.



Pfizer Plans a Vaccine to Target All Coronaviruses


Date Published: Thursday 30 June 2022
Article Description: Pizer and its partner BioNTech announced plans on Wednesday to develop a vaccine that will work against SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) and the entire class, or family, of related coronaviruses.



Dr. Fauci Takes 2nd Course Of Paxlovid After Suffering Covid-19 Rebound


Date Published: Thursday 30 June 2022
Article Description: The following Inside Edition segment included a clip of this interview with Fauci: In case you haven’t watched the news since early 2020 and are asking, “Who’s Dr. Fauci,” he is the Director of the (NIAID) and the Chief Medical Advisor to U.



Man fired by Baltimore Police over prior gun charge, homicide investigation now faces charges of wire fraud of COVID-19 relief funds


Date Published: Friday 01 July 2022
Article Description: The man fired by Police in April over an old gun charge and his status as a “person of interest” in a 2020 homicide now faces federal charges for wire fraud of COVID-19 relief funds.



US FDA wants COVID boosters targeting Omicron BA.4, BA.5 subvariants


Date Published: Thursday 30 June 2022
Article Description: Signage is seen outside of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in White Oak, Maryland, U.S., August 29, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly



Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Recommends Inclusion of Omicron BA.4/5 Component for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses


Date Published: Thursday 30 June 2022
Article Description: The following is attributed Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D., director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research



Fauci Says He Had Paxlovid Rebound, Worse Symptoms


Date Published: Thursday 30 June 2022
Article Description: Anthony Fauci, MD, the chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, said Tuesday that he went through a “Paxlovid rebound” that can occur after taking the antiviral to recover from COVID-19.



As Big Ten shakes up college sports again with addition of USC and UCLA, Maryland is finally on solid ground | ANALYSIS


Date Published: Friday 01 July 2022
Article Description: Maryland chose sustainability over sentimentality. On Thursday, the wisdom of the school’s controversial departure from the ACC was reaffirmed, with UCLA and Southern California set to join the Big Ten.



Deadline to Apply for the Fourth Phase of COVID-19 Rent Relief Program is Thursday


Date Published: Thursday 30 June 2022
Article Description: Until June 30th elegible residents would have the opportunity to apply to the fourth phase of the rent relief program which provides financial assistance for tenants that have experienced a… Read More



COVID deaths in pregnant people in the US are flying under the radar


Date Published: Friday 01 July 2022
Article Description: The US maternal mortality rate shot up between April and December 2020, the earliest months of the pandemic. COVID was at least part of the cause.



Pandemic relief funding available for Md. seafood processors, dealers


Date Published: Thursday 30 June 2022
Article Description: The Maryland Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for payments to eligible seafood processors and wholesale dealers. We’re told this funding is being provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Seaford Processors Pandemic Response and Safety Block Grant Program,



11 fresh Covid-19 cases diagnosed in Rangpur division


Date Published: Friday 01 July 2022
Article Description: Rangpur division on Thursday. Health officials said new Covid-19 cases have been reported everyday since last June 22 in the division. The new 11 infected patients are two from Rangpur, one from Nilphamari and eight from Dinajpur districts.