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Another divide when it comes to vaccine attitudes

An employee of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, receives one of the first COVID-19 vaccines at the medical center, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. Wake Forest Baptist received its first shipment of the Pfizer vaccine on Monday morning. Ten employees received the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine Tuesday. Additional employees will be given the vaccine in the coming days. (Walt Unks/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Much has been written, understandably so, about the fault lines in U.S. society between those willing and often eager to take the COVID-19 vaccine and those disinclined to do so. The divides fall across racial lines. Black Americans, suspicious of ...

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Convention center to expand equitable vaccine distribution efforts

Dr. Chuck Callahan, left, and Dr. James Ficke, the co-directors of the Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital, give Gov. Larry Hogan a tour of the facility on Feb. 8. (Submitted Photo)

Officials at the Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital vaccination site are expanding community outreach measures in hopes of distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to the most vulnerable populations in the city. The BCCFH, which is a public-private partnership of the Maryland ...

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Hogan: Hospital board members getting vaccine ‘absolutely wrong’

"Right now we're continuing to (vaccinate) at the same pace, but we're having to do lots of creative things to get the same number of vaccinations done every day," says Gov. Larry Hogan. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan Friday blasted area hospitals who might be skirting state guidelines by providing board members and others access to coronavirus vaccinations based on their relationship with the medical facility rather than being eligible under the current state ...

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Two Md. hospitals offered COVID-19 vaccinations to board members

Anne Arundel Medical Center is one of two Maryland regional hospital groups that has offered COVID-19 vaccines to its board members. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Amid a distribution crisis that has left Marylanders struggling to access the COVID-19 vaccine, two regional Maryland hospital systems have offered vaccinations to their board members — a move that abides by the state’s prioritization standards, according to health and ...

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The COVID-19 vaccines are not short on science

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As an infectious disease physician, I spend my days understanding and treating illnesses that spread in our communities. With COVID-19, many of my colleagues and public health professionals have fought diligently as this highly contagious and serious illness ravaged our ...

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Sandy Hook parents can pursue defamation claims

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Welcome to Monday, the 60th anniversary of the first live televised presidential news conference, featuring President John F. Kennedy. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Texas Supreme Court lets parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School ...

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