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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

A roundup of coronavirus news in the DMV for the week of April 12, 2021.
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Pardo (front), Jessica (left) and Dion (right) pose for a selfie aboard the plane. (Photo: Sherly Pardo)

Flying Solo

I Want Them to Know How Much It Meant Area Woman Only Passenger on Flight to Say Goodbye to Mom A McLean woman flying home to see her dying mother one last time was the only passenger on her recent flight.   Sheryl Pardo‚Äôs mother, Sandra Wilkins, entered hospice care in the
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Dr. Louis Falo holds a microneedle array that contains the spike protein that researchers say triggers antibodies against the COVID-19 illness. (Photo: University of Pittsburgh)

Coronavirus Cure?

Pitt’s COVID-19 Vaccine Successful in Trials In two previous viral outbreaks, spanning almost 20 years, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh worked to develop vaccines.   That experience served them well in the race to develop a preventative treatment for the
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