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January 4, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Novavax Ingresa a la Fase 3 de Pruebas para la Vacuna COVID-19

Novavax, que tiene su sede en Gaithersburg e instalaciones en Rockville, anunció que ha pasado a la Fase 3 de su ensayo de eficacia para su vacuna COVID-19. Prevent-19 está diseñado para determinar la eficacia, seguridad e inmunogenicidad de su vacuna. Se espera inscribir hasta 30.000 voluntarios en todo Estados Unidos y México, de los […]

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December 31, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Close to ‘Finish Line,’ Novavax Enters Phase 3 Trials for COVID-19 Vaccine

Novavax, which is headquartered in Gaithersburg and has facilities in Rockville, announced it has moved into Phase 3 of its efficacy trial for its COVID-19 vaccine. Prevent-19 is designed to determine the efficacy, safety and immunogenicity of its vaccine. It expects to enroll up to 30,000 volunteers throughout the United States and Mexico, of which […]

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December 11, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

NIH Children’s Inn Receives a Visit from Santa and His Police Escort

Accompanied by Montgomery County motor officers, Santa Claus brought a little more cheer to the Children’s Inn at the National Institute of Health on Wednesday. The visit was part of the Montgomery County Police Department’s annual Santa Ride. You may have spotted old St. Nick and a dozen officers riding their motorcycles south on Route […]

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December 4, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Santa Claus is Coming to Town on a Harley for Annual Children’s Inn Visit

As part of the Montgomery County police department’s annual effort to benefit The Children’s Inn at National Institute of Health, Santa Claus will travel through the county riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle on Dec. 9. Accompanied by motor officers, Santa Claus will leave the 5th District police station in Germantown, Md. at 3 p.m. to meet […]

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December 2, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Fauci Named One of PEOPLE Magazine’s People of the Year

For much of 2020, Dr. Anthony Fauci has been in the spotlight as a constant source of expertise during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday, he was named one of the four People of the Year in 2020 by PEOPLE. “Even though he and his family were getting death threats, he continued to be out front,” […]

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November 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Senate Appropriation Bill Includes Funding For NIH, Purple Line

The U.S. Senate’s proposed appropriations bill includes funding for several projects in Montgomery County and Maryland. The Senate Appropriation Committee’s bipartisan bill now moves to the U.S. House of Representatives for its approval. The Appropriations Committee, on which Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) sits, supported a $2 billion increase in funding for the National Institutes […]

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September 29, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Medical Center Metro Construction Continues Tuesday; Portions of Rockville Pike Will Close

Street level and underground construction continues between Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the National Institute of Health with plans to close portions of Rockville Pike Tuesday evening. Starting at 9 p.m. Tuesday, construction workers will begin a double northbound lane closure from Wilson Drive to Woodmont Corner, where they will be installing lane […]

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August 11, 2020 | Bryan Gallion

Next COVID-19 Relief Bill Should Fund NIH Research, Cardin and Van Hollen Urge

Maryland’s U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen joined a bipartisan coalition of their Senate colleagues Thursday in calling for $15.5 billion to be allocated for research at the Bethesda-based National Institutes of Health in the next federal COVID-19 relief package. The pandemic has led to a $10 billion loss in biomedical research across […]

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July 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Dr. Fauci to Throw Ceremonial First Pitch at Nats Opener

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Washington Nationals’ opening game Thursday against the New York Yankees. The Nationals said in a statement: “Dr. Fauci has been a true champion for our country during the Covid-19 pandemic and […]

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May 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Cardin Thinks Montgomery County Will See More Federal COVID-19 Funding

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin said he believes Montgomery County will see more funding after the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help with COVID-19 costs.  “At the end of the day I think there will be a second round of funds coming to state and local governments, which will affect not only […]

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