Acting Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services Dr. Jinlene Chan

February 23, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Takeaways from Hogan’s COVID-19 Press Briefing Tuesday

In a press briefing on Tuesday, Gov. Larry Hogan noted that the anniversary of the first confirmed coronavirus cases in Maryland is approaching. On Monday, the United States surpassed 500,000 coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic. Hogan said the state mourns the loss of all Americans and Marylanders who died of the virus. […]

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December 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Officials Explain What’s in Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

What’s in Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine? Dr. David Marcozzi, COVID-19 Incident Commander for the University of Maryland Medical System, explained the answer to Marylanders at a press conference with Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday. Pfizer’s vaccine was granted emergency use authorization (EUA) by the FDA last Friday. Marcozzi said there are four components that make it […]

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December 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Podría Comenzar a Recibir Vacunas de COVID-19 la Próxima Semana

Los funcionarios estatales esperan tener acceso a una vacuna COVID-19 a partir de la próxima semana. “Si se aprueba, que anticipamos que así será, creemos que las dosis iniciales de la vacuna Pfizer estarán disponibles para Maryland a partir de la semana del 14 de diciembre, o la próxima semana”, dijo el subsecretario interino de […]

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December 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Could Begin Receiving COVID-19 Vaccines Next Week, Health Officials Say

State officials expect to have access to a COVID-19 vaccine as early as next week. “If approved, which we anticipate it will be, we believe that the initial doses of the Pfizer vaccine will become available for Maryland as early as the week of Dec. 14, or next week,” said Acting Deputy Secretary for Public […]

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