BBJ: Johns Hopkins Medicine chief shares how his system is preparing for COVID-19 surge at webinar hosted by GBC and its Health Care Committee

Johns Hopkins Health System is relying on partnerships with public officials, local manufacturers and industry competitors to prepare for a COVID-19 surge in Maryland, said system President Kevin Sowers.
Read More...

Becton Dickinson announces FDA Emergency Use Authorization for new COVID-19 diagnostic for use in U.S.

Becton Dickinson, a leading global medical technology company, and BioGX Inc., a molecular diagnostics company, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a new diagnostic test that will enable hospitals to screen for COVID-19 (coronavirus) on site and get results in...
Read More...

GBC and GBC Health Care Committee host Hopkins COVID-19 Briefing

Hopkins COVID-19 briefing
The discussion included a welcome and introduction by Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels who provided an overview of Hopkins' role in the national COVID-19 response.
Read More...

BBJ: When will this be over? — Johns Hopkins doctor weighs in on the big question at GBC hosted webinar

It's the question on the top of everyone's mind these days — when will this all be over? A group of local business leaders aimed the million-dollar question at Johns Hopkins' Dr. Josh Sharfstein, during a web event hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee on April 8.
Read More...

Legg Mason invites organizations to #InspireACTION

These stories involve local organizations that have quickly adapted their mission to the current environment to provide critical support to those in need.
Read More...

Baltimore Corps’ Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Baltimore

Baltimore Corps will announce an intensive technical assistance program and a public education campaign to support small businesses and social entrepreneurs trying to navigate the crisis.
Read More...

Southwest Airlines provides support amid COVID-19 pandemic

The airline has reached out to FEMA and Medical Transportation Grant Program hospitals to offer complimentary cargo transport to support the hospital’s important work.
Read More...

The Daily Record: Md. jobless claims soar to unprecedented levels

More than 42,300 people filed first-time unemployment claims in Maryland, a number that vastly exceeds the highest period of claims during the Great Recession.
Read More...

The AFRO: Newsmaker Speaker Series: The Novel COVID-19 Outbreak

Amid the pandemic of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the global community has been put on halt. Severe safety precautions, federal regulated distancing and the closing of public entities have all been efforts to decelerate the spread of  COVID-19.
Read More...

Kaiser Permanente gives $1M and provides 1st-ever injection of investigational vaccine

Kaiser Permanente has been very active in providing support among communities across the country during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Read More...