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Governor Hogan signs emergency legislation, announces coronavirus response team

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday, after joining Vice President Mike Pence at the White House for a teleconference with the nation’s governors, enacted emergency legislation granting him the authority to transfer resources from the state’s rainy day fund for Maryland’s novel coronavirus response. The legislation, SB 1079, was passed unanimously last week by the Maryland Senate and the House of …


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Maryland health officials offer tips on preventing spread of coronavirus

UPDATE: Health officials confirm that a Maryland resident has been tested for coronavirus. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—As public health officials around the world are monitoring a new coronavirus strain (2019-nCoV) first identified in the Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, there are some basic facts to know about coronaviruses. Coronaviruses are part of a family of viruses that can …