Published: Dec 30, 2021
Maryland and the District set records Wednesday for patients hospitalized with covid-19, as the region headed into a new chapter of the coronavirus pandemic, in which many people are safer from severe disease due to vaccines but the highly transmissible omicron variant has still led to more hospitalizations than ever before.
Published: Dec 25, 2021
A health-care "disaster" was declared at two Maryland hospitals Friday as coronavirus cases have skyrocketed more than 450% in the past month at the facilities, University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health announced.
Published: Dec 04, 2021
The omicron variant has surfaced in the Washington region, sparking renewed calls for mitigation from officials working to tamp down fears while bracing for the potential threat the latest coronavirus strain may pose.
Published: Jan 16, 2021
For decades, he was the man to see in Maryland's state capital, a country-boy Democrat who rose to the heights of power in the General Assembly and used his commanding influence to direct politics and policy across the state.
Published: Jan 06, 2021
Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that he will deploy the Maryland National Guard to help local health departments inoculate medical workers and that he may withhold future vaccine allotments from hospitals that have not used most of their available supply.
Published: Dec 02, 2020
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday the state is taking steps to address a looming shortage of hospital beds and an even graver shortage of doctors and nurses to staff them as the region braces for a winter coronavirus surge.
Published: Nov 11, 2020
Ike Cornish didn't expect to choose a college near his hometown. The Baltimore native had already relocated to Greenville, S.C., to play his final two seasons of high school basketball, and he has thrived while living on his own. As he weighed his options, Cornish didn't rule out any location.