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Dr. Reuben Varghese

Health leaders gear up to vaccinate 5-to-11-year-olds

Arlington’s public-health director is asking the community not to put the cart before the horse when it comes to the rollout of COVID vaccines for those ages 5 to 11. Pfizer expects to have its vaccination approved for use in...

Vaccination rates still lagging among 20-to-30-years-olds

The 20-to-29 age group remains most resistant to obtaining COVID vaccinations in Arlington, according to new data, although the gap between that younger group and other age categories is shrinking. Just over 68 percent of those between 20 and 29...

Masked-up students? Jury is still out.

If Arlington Public Schools students return full-time to the classroom in the fall – and it remains an “if,” not a “when” – should they be masked up throughout the school day? Good luck getting a solid answer to that...

COVID data good in Arlington, but fears will not ebb

Belying the national-media and social-media hysteria, and despite muddled messaging at nearly all levels of government, the local COVID situation is in relatively good shape, according to a July 20 assessment by Arlington’s public-health chief. Despite a recent uptick, “we...
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Letter: Del. Simon lives his values, aids his community

Editor: In your Oct. 21 Fairfax legislative-races endorsements, you claim that the Del. Marcus Simon (D-53rd) is “disconnected from...
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