Novavax Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Shows 90% Efficacy Rate

The Gaithersburg biotechnology company, Novavax, announced Monday morning data from phase 3 of its COVID-19 vaccine trials which were conducted in the United States and Mexico. Novavax found that the trial, which began in...

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Novavax Expected to Make Announcement About Data from Vaccine Trials Soon

Novavax CEO Stan Erck said that the company will likely make an announcement about data from phase 3 of its COVID-19 vaccine trials as soon as next week. “I’m happy to say that the data are coming very soon, in fact, we hope...

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Hogan Recorre Futura Sede de Novavax en Gaithersburg; Ofrecerán 500 Empleos Adicionales

El gobernador Larry Hogan y otros líderes visitaron Gaithersburg el jueves para recorrer el sitio de la futura sede mundial de Novavax. Hace más de un año, Novavax comenzó a desarrollar una vacuna COVID-19. Stan Erck,...

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Hogan Tours Future Site of Novavax Global HQ in Gaithersburg; 500 Jobs to be Added

Gov. Larry Hogan and other leaders visited Gaithersburg on Thursday to tour the site of Novavax’s future global headquarters. More than a year ago, Novavax began developing a promising COVID-19 vaccine. Stan Erck, the...

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Councilmember Glass Announces Pride Month Events in Montgomery County

For the third year in a row, Councilmember Evan Glass is hosting several events to celebrate Pride Month in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at the schedule of upcoming events: June 12 at noon — Puppy Pride at Bark Social...

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Beltway Bistro Food Truck Stolen in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police Department is investigating the theft of a food truck taken in the area of Brookeville Road in Silver Spring. Police released photos of a Turner’s Beltway Bistro food truck and say that the truck was...

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June 14, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Police: Food Delivery Driver Robbed and Carjacked in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives from the Major Crimes Division are investigating a robbery and carjacking outside of a Silver Spring Chick-fil-A. The victim, a food delivery driver, was leaving the Chick-fil-A at 825 Ellsworth Drive when he was approached by three males who went for his car keys, MCPD said. Police said there […]

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June 14, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Novavax Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Shows 90% Efficacy Rate

The Gaithersburg biotechnology company, Novavax, announced Monday morning data from phase 3 of its COVID-19 vaccine trials which were conducted in the United States and Mexico. Novavax found that the trial, which began in December and enrolled 29,960 participants, had an overall efficacy rate of 90.04%. Last year, Novavax was awarded $1.6 billion from the […]

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June 14, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Concejal Andrew Friedson es Nombrado como Legislador del Año

La Cámara de Comercio del Condado de Montgomery honró al Concejal Andrew Friedson como Legislador del Año durante la Transmisión de los Premios Anuales Virtuales MCCC 2021, el 10 de junio. El premio reconoce a los funcionarios electos que han tenido un impacto positivo en el éxito de las empresas del Condado. Friedson es el […]

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June 11, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Novavax Expected to Make Announcement About Data from Vaccine Trials Soon

Novavax CEO Stan Erck said that the company will likely make an announcement about data from phase 3 of its COVID-19 vaccine trials as soon as next week. “I’m happy to say that the data are coming very soon, in fact, we hope to announce those data next week,” Erck said. The comments were made […]

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June 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Councilmember Andrew Friedson Named Legislator of the Year

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce honored Councilmember Andrew Friedson as Legislator of the Year during the MCCC 2021 Virtual Annual Awards Broadcast on June 10. The award recognizes elected officials who have had a positive impact on the success of businesses in the County. Friedson is the District 1 Councilmember who represents western and […]

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June 11, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

En la Mayoría de las Instalaciones del Condado no se Requiere el uso de la Mascarilla

Esta semana, el condado de Montgomery actualizó la guía del uso de mascarillas o cubiertas faciales en edificios del gobierno local. “El uso de una mascarilla en la mayoría de las oficinas e instalaciones del condado es voluntario, en la mayoría de las situaciones para las personas que están completamente vacunadas”, dijo el ejecutivo del […]

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June 9, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Face Coverings Not Required For Vaccinated Residents in Most County Facilities

This week the county updated guidance for face coverings in local government buildings. “Wearing a mask in most county offices and facilities is voluntary in most situations for people who are fully vaccinated,” said Montgomery County Executive during his weekly virtual media briefing on Wednesday. Face coverings are still required in county buildings that offer […]

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June 9, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Owner of Stolen Food Truck Describes ‘Emotional Rollercoaster’

The owner of Turner’s Beltway Bistro food truck is raising money to replace his stolen business. James Turner, the owner of the food truck, reported the truck missing on May 31. The truck was found two days later looking completely different than before. While Turner has yet to see the truck in person, he has […]

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June 9, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Hosts Town Hall on Women in the Workforce After COVID-19

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a virtual town hall at noon on June 11 on “the alarming reduction in the number of women in the U.S. workforce” due to the pandemic. This is part of a series of town hall meetings concerning the effects of COVID-19. Judy Stephenson, the county’s small business navigator, […]

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June 3, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Termina los Beneficios de Desempleo por la Pandemia a Partir del 3 de Julio

A partir del 3 de julio, los residentes de Maryland que han estado recibiendo beneficios por desempleo a raíz de la pandemia ya no los recibirán. El gobernador Larry Hogan anunció que Maryland descontinuará el beneficio adicional de $300 por semana y restablecerá los requisitos de que quienes reciben beneficios por desempleo deben demostrar que […]

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