COVID-19 vaccine phases

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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January 27, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Announces Johns Hopkins Partnership to Vaccinate Teachers, Residents

County Executive Marc Elrich announced that Montgomery County is teaming up with Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) to begin vaccinating eligible residents and Montgomery County Public Schools employees this week. The aim of the initiative is to vaccinate as many teachers as possible to prepare for schools to reopen. The announcement comes as Gov. Larry Hogan […]

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January 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: County COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout Town Hall Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Update: Over 2,300 community members register for the Council’s virtual town hall held Jan. 19 on the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. County officials voiced frustrations about the insufficient number of COVID-19 vaccines the community has received and the lack of state and federal coordination surrounding vaccine rollout. Original: The Montgomery County Council will host a […]

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