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Governor Hogan encourages eligible Marylanders to get COVID-19 booster shots, details outreach efforts [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—In response to widespread confusion over existing federal guidance, Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced the current status of COVID-19 booster shot eligibility in the State of Maryland, and strongly encouraged those Marylanders who are eligible to immediately get their booster shot. “If you are confused about boosters, you are not alone,” said Governor Hogan. “In spite of that, …


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MDH, Baltimore County to pause distribution of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine over safety concerns

UPDATE: Baltimore County has issued a statement indicating that the Department of Health will discontinue use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine… Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—On Tuesday morning, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the statement below about recent reports of adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) …


Johnson & Johnson recalls asbestos-tainted baby powder

BALTIMORE, MD—Out of an abundance of caution, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. announced on Friday that it would initiate a voluntary recall of a single lot of its Johnson’s Baby Powder in response to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration test indicating the presence of sub-trace levels of chrysotile asbestos contamination (no greater than 0.00002%) in samples from a single …