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Saturday, September 19, 2020
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AstraZeneca resumes vaccine trial

Clinical trials for the AstraZeneca Oxford coronavirus vaccine have resumed in the United Kingdom following confirmation by the Medicines Health Regulatory Authority (MHRA) that it was safe to do so. On  Sept. 6,  the standard...
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Carney’s coronavirus approval rating rises to 60%

Delaware Gov. John Carney's job rating during the coronavirus pandemic  has recovered  from a decline over the summer. In this case, Carney, who has talked about flattening the coronavirus, is happy with signs of a...
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CDC report recommends Covid-19 actions as students return to campus

Delaware has gained the attention of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as higher education institutions start their fall sessions. Figures from the Delaware Division of Public Health showed the rate of positive cases...
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University of Delaware reports 18 new cases of Covid-19

The University of Delaware reported 18 new cases of coronavirus on its dashboard. That boosted the total number of cases in September to 66.  Only one UD staff member has tested positive so far this...
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Trending: Curbside Wilm. expands; DECO Food Hall returning; Rosenfeld’s opening late...

The latest expansion of the “Curbside Wilmington” initiative moved to the city's westside. Initially, four eateries along North Union Street – Eclipse, Merengue House, Dead Presidents, and Milk & Honey – are expanding outdoors on sidewalks...
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$300 a week Lost Wages benefit coming to jobless Delawareans

The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved Delaware’s application to receive Lost Wages Assistance funding from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund. On August 8,  President  Donald Trump made available up to $44 billion from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund...
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Delaware returns to the Tri-State quarantine list

Delaware has returned to the Tri-State coronavirus quarantine list. After a couple of weeks off the list, New Jersey again added Delaware. New York and Connecticut are expected to follow Delaware's lead. Commuters to and from...
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AstraZeneca pauses vaccine trials as pharma execs pledge to follow the science

The CEOs of nine pharmaceutical companies, including AstraZeneca announced a pledge, outlining a united commitment to follow the scientific process in developing a Covid-19 vaccine with Oxford University. AstraZeneca has job sites in Delaware that...
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Hitting the pause button on a Covid-19 vaccine

Good afternoon, We learned yesterday that the road to a coronavirus vaccine will not be smooth. AstraZeneca announced that trials for the vaccine have been put on the pause after an unexplained illness was reported. The AstraZeneca-Oxford...
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Covid-19: State keeps fingers crossed after Labor Day weekend

It's now a waiting game for  Delaware. Gov. John Carney said Delaware, like the rest of the nation, will await test results coming out after the  Labor Day Weekend, a period with a large number...