Murphy announces more than $100M in grants, aid to small businesses, struggling families

Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans Tuesday to use $112 million of the state’s CARES Act money to give grants to small businesses and help support struggling families. The largest chunk, $70 million, will be distributed...

She was principal investigator of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trial in Newark. Her insights will...

Dr. Shobha Swaminathan is an associate professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and medical director of infectious diseases practice at University Hospital. This week, she is better known for being the principal investigator...

Murphy to announce Monday that N.J. has passed 200K COVID-19 cases

The state of New Jersey most likely will top 200,000 COVID-19 cases when Gov. Phil Murphy gives his daily update at 1 p.m. Monday. The state announced 457 positive cases Sunday, pushing the cumulative total...

CVS adds 16 pharmacies to vaccination sites, bringing N.J. total up to 43; here...

CVS Health is adding 16 additional pharmacy locations in New Jersey that will be able to administer COVID-19 vaccines, the company announced. The addition means the pharmacy will be administering vaccines at 43 locations. The new...

N.J. inching closer (but still a ways off) from being on national quarantine list

Gov. Phil Murphy announced 637 new positive COVID-19 cases on Sunday — after reporting 957 new cases on Saturday. The new cases give New Jersey a rolling seven-day average of 691. And while that number...

When it comes to vaccine efficacy, here’s why 94% isn’t much different than 72%

When the news that Johnson & Johnson had completed Phase 3 of its clinical trial and that its one-shot vaccine would soon be available finally was released Friday morning, there was unbridled excitement. It would...

EDA announces dates you can apply for $85M in recently announced grants

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced Wednesday it will begin accepting applications in May for a number of the recently announced programs that are aimed at providing $85 million in grants to various...

CVS now giving COVID-19 vaccine at more than 100 locations in N.J. — here...

CVS now has more than 100 stores in New Jersey administering COVID-19 vaccine shots. The stores began taking reservations Friday. Click here to register. CVS, which expanded its program to 43 stores two weeks ago, has added...

2 North Jersey counties are 1st in state to top 50K confirmed COVID-19 cases

We’ve become numb to some of the numbers and statistics involving the COVID-19 pandemic, but Friday marked a tough milestone for both Bergen and Essex counties, as each reported their 50,000th confirmed case. Bergen County,...

‘That was the worst set of remarks ever delivered by an American president’

Gov. Phil Murphy said he was going to try to contain himself. He couldn’t. When asked about President Donald Trump’s statement Thursday night, in which he made numerous of allegations of fraud in the 2020...

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