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By Sanjay MishraThe biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has released data on what is now the third promising vaccine candidate against COVID-19 – and it has several advantages over those of its competitors, Pfizer and Moderna.On Monday, AstraZeneca released interim analysis of its phase 3 trial data of 23,000 volunteers from...
Jess Reingold, a web project manager who lives in Alexandria, has lots of ideas for Virginia’s COVIDWISE app, which was the first software system in the nation to alert users if they’ve had a close contact with someone who tested positive for coronavirus.“There isn’t much to see or do in...
Appalachian Power Company, Virginia’s second largest electric utility serving more than half a million customers in and around Southwest Virginia, will not be allowed to raise its rates for the upcoming three years, regulators decided Tuesday.The State Corporation Commission also slightly decreased the company’s allowed profit margin, from 9.42...
Virginia schools will have some flexibility in administering Standards of Learning tests to elementary and middle school students this spring, according to a Thursday news release from the state Department of Education.Instead of being required to take the full slate of normally state-mandated tests — designed to set minimum expectations...