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Monday, January 24, 2022

AstraZeneca Covid antibody cocktail gets emergency use OK for immunocompromised

AstraZeneca's long-acting Evusheld antibody 'cocktail' gained emergency use authorization  for the prevention of Covid-19 among those with compromised immune systems. First does are expected  soon, according to the company. The emergency use OK could help millions of people...

Siegfried Youth Leadership holds hybrid student event

Siegfried Youth Leadership Program,  a collaborative effort between The Siegfried Group, LLP, the University of Delaware's Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship, and Junior Achievement of Delaware recently brought a unique hybrid live-stream assembly to four Delaware...

ChristianaCare pauses elective surgeries due to spike in Covid hospitalizations

ChristianaCare is pausing elective surgeries that require a hospital bed,  due to a surge in Covid-19 related hospitalizations. ChristianaCare is Delaware's largest hospital system and the state's largest private employer.. "In order to meet the needs...

Reforestation project aids Great Cypress Swamp in southern Sussex

A large-scale reforestation project underway in southern Sussex County near the Maryland border. The project is a  cooperative effort between Delaware Wild Lands and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays. The 80-acre “Long Field'' project site...

Post-holiday surge continues in Covid cases, hospitalizations

The post-holiday  Covid-19 surge continues, with case numbers and hospitalizations moving toward levels seen a year ago.   On Wednesday, Christiana Care announced it was postponing some elective surgeries that require hospital stays due to the...

From WHYY: Big shift coming for the Wilmington I-95 project

By Mark Eichman Drivers through Wilmington have been squished down to one lane in some parts since February, when work on the massive “Restore the Corridor” project started. That work to overhaul four miles of the...

KIDS Fund, Harvey Hanna sponsoring winter coat delivery parade

The Delaware KIDS Fund, Harvey, Hanna & Associates, and non-profit coat manufacturer Operation Warm will host a coat delivery parade on Thursday, at 10 a.m.  at Richardson Park Elementary School, Newport. Each student at Richardson...

Gas prices drop by three cents a gallon as outlook for further declines remains...

Delaware gas prices dropped by three cents a gallon over the past week. According to NYMEX figures, crude oil prices again moved past $70 a barrel. The average price at the pump for regular unleaded is...

Lower Covid death rate brightens an otherwise discouraging outlook

Hello everyone, There was one piece of good news in an otherwise downbeat update yesterday at Gov. Carney's Covid-19 press briefing. While hospitalizations and new cases are approaching figures from a year ago, the Covid death...

Covid 19 update: 9 new deaths as hospitalizations near 300

The Tuesday Covid-19  summary from the Delaware Division of Public Health reported nine new deaths and nearly 300 people in the hospital.   The death toll rose above 2,200.   Of those who died from the virus, five...
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