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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) Maryland is seeing a decrease in daily coronavirus cases, hospitalizations, and positivity rates.

 

The Maryland Department of Health reports 611 new coronavirus cases within 24 hours.

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Dr. David Satcher, the first African American Director of the CDC and the first African American man named Surgeon General joins Dr. Kaye to address racial health disparities and COVID-19.


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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —Maryland health officials say more than 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the state. 

 

Governor Larry Hogan tweeted, “I want to thank all the vaccinators working around the clock to get shots into arms, and ask Marylanders for their continued patience during this historic undertaking.” 

 

The governor released a video message Friday morning to announce the milestone and to provide an update on the state's vaccine supply. 

 

(WEAA) — Many African Americans are skeptical of the COVID-19 vaccine due to the history of medical abuse and mistreatment within Black communities. 

 

 

  Dr. Tanjala Purcell, an epidemiologist and an Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health joins Dr. Kaye to answer tough questions about medical mistrust. 

 

Dr. Aysha Khoury, a physician educator committed to health equity and the elimination of health disparities, joins Dr. Kaye to address medical racism. 

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(WEAA) — Throughout The Vaccination Hesitation Conversation SeriesDr. Kaye and medical experts address the vaccine uncertainty and skepticism among Black Americans. 

Dr. Tanjala Purnell, an epidemiologist and an Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health joins Dr. Kaye to answer tough questions about medical mistrust.  

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Dr. James Campbell, a pediatric infectious disease expert, joins Dr. Kaye to discuss COVID-19 vaccinations and children.


BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —As of Monday morning, Maryland health officials report 722 new cases of the coronavirus within the past 24 hours. 


BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —  Morgan State University President Dr. David Wilson received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.  

The president tweeted, "Well, I just did Thing One! Thing Two is scheduled for March 9th. I never felt so overjoyed to get a shot".

Photo Credit: Gov. Laryy Hogan's Twitter account

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA)— Maryland health officials say, while the coronavirus vaccination rate continues to increase, supply from the federal government remains extremely limited. 

(WEAA) Farajii Muhammad is joined by Dr. Shavon Arline-Bradley, Dr. Crystal Watkins and Dr. Nicholette Martin to discuss the validity of COVID-19 vaccinations.

Dr. Shavon Arline-Bradley is the founding principal of R.E.A.C.H. Beyond Solutions LLC a public health, policy/advocacy, faith and executive leadership firm. 

Dr. Crystal Watkins is the assistant director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Program and assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 

Dr. Nicholette Martin is a physiatrist and pain management specialist. 


(WEAA) Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa joins Dr. Kaye to answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccination.


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