Business, Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Nearly 40 Maryland companies, universities working on COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, diagnostic tests

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday commended the nearly 40 Maryland life sciences companies that are working on developing and manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics, improving diagnostic tests, and providing clinical research and technological support to ensure safe and effective health care delivery. The University System of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University have also dedicated millions of dollars toward research, …


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Governor Hogan announces expanded statewide mask order, out-of-state travel advisory

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced, based on the state’s data-driven approach, the expansion of the statewide masking order and a public health advisory for all out-of-state travel. The governor also unveiled contact tracing data showing that family gatherings are the most common high-risk gathering and working outside the home is the most common high-risk location for COVID-19. A …


The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region elects five new board members

ABERDEEN, MD—The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region (The Arc NCR) announced on Tuesday that they had elected five new board members. Elizabeth Bayer, Michael Bertrand, and Michael Griffith were elected to the foundation board while Kim Marino and Eric Rebbert were elected to its governance board of directors. Elizabeth Bayer is senior vice president of internal audit for the Aberdeen Proving …