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Author Archives: Tim Curtis

Tim Curtis covers health care, higher education, and technology for The Daily Record.

USM prepares for cuts, presents itself as an opportunity for recovery

The University System of Maryland and its institutions can be vehicles for investment in the state’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Chancellor Jay A. Perman argued Friday as the system faces state budget cuts due to declining tax revenues. ...

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Modelers say testing key for Md. to contain COVID-19

Widespread testing and contact tracing may be the best way to contain COVID-19 and keep it from a resurgence as jurisdictions look to loosen physical distancing, modelers told a Maryland legislative work group Wednesday. Because the coronavirus can spread before ...

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T. Rowe earnings, assets fell during Q1 coronavirus sell-off

Market volatility from the coronavirus pandemic hurt equity markets during the year’s first quarter, but moves made this month by the federal government and central banks have helped the markets rebound and find surer footing, T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ...

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UM researchers exploring whether drug could limit coronavirus infections

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers are investigating whether taking an anti-malaria drug could prevent infection and symptoms from exposure to people with COVID-19. The study hopes to find whether hydroxychloroquine could help limit the spread of the disease by ...

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