COVID-19 in Maryland

Who Will Get a Booster Shot? A Q-and-A on What the Feds Are Saying

Booster shots soon will begin rolling out to some Americans who received the two-shot vaccine made by Pfizer—after a contentious and confusing federal approval...
Special Interest Money

Cardin, Van Hollen Discuss Federal Relief Funding And Infrastructure With Maryland Lawmakers

Maryland state and local governments are expected to receive roughly $11.9 billion as part of the American Rescue Plan Act, and U.S. Sen. Benjamin...
Debt

Opinion: Pandemic a Boon for Debt Collection Attorneys

A Gaithersburg resident asks: Who will actually benefit from homeowner assistance funds intended to ease the distress of average Americans during a national emergency.

FDA Panel Backs COVID-19 Booster Shots Only for Elderly and High-Risk Americans

A federal health advisory panel wrestled Friday with whether to widely authorize a booster dose of Pfizer’s two-shot COVID-19 vaccine for most Americans, ultimately...

‘Deep Loss’: Maryland Surpasses 10,000 COVID-19 Deaths

The Department of Health reported Thursday morning that more than 10,000 Marylanders have died of COVID-19, and Maryland flags are flying at half-staff to...

Md. Schools Can Require Proof of COVID Vaccination From Students

Maryland schools can ask for the COVID-19 vaccination status of students and require proof of vaccination, even if the schools themselves are not mandating...
Pediatrician

Opinion: As a Veteran and Pediatrician, I’m Asking That We All Fight for Children 

The U.S. has a history of proclaiming support for children. That stands in stark contrast with how it actually treats this vulnerable group. 

Eastern Shore Hospital Forced to Delay Some Elective Surgeries

Faced with challenges that have stretched its capacity, TidalHealth Peninsula Regional, the Eastern Shore’s largest hospital, will not perform elective surgeries that require an...

USM Students are Largely Following Vaccine Mandates, But Some Question Lack of System-Wide Policies

More than 90% of students, faculty and staff at most of Maryland’s colleges have complied with COVID-19 vaccine mandates this fall semester, but the...

After N.Y. Special Session On Evictions, Some Wonder If Maryland Should Do The Same

After the U.S. Supreme Court blocked a Biden administration moratorium on evictions, lawmakers in New York convened a special session last week and extended...