Day: August 22, 2022

Here are answers to common questions about MCPS COVID-19 plans for fall | Bethesda Magazine

As students return to schools Aug. 29 for the start of the 2022-23 academic year, Montgomery County Public Schools will largely return to pre-pandemic procedures, keeping mask-wearing optional, ending some quarantine requirements and stopping COVID-19 screening testing.  MCPS on Thursday announced its guidelines for the […]

Pfizer asks FDA to authorize Covid booster shots that target omicron BA.5 for people ages 12 and older

“You have to show some evidence in people that the immune response that you’re getting with the bivalent vaccine is clearly better, and those data haven’t been presented,” said Offit, an infectious disease and vaccine expert at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. “You can’t ask millions […]