Many growers across the country have been left without a market due to oversupplied apple processors. West Virginia rescued its surplus, with a plan that donates apples to hunger-fighting charities.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia is gearing up to distribute its first allocations of coronavirus vaccines in the coming weeks.Gov. Jim Justice said Wednesday that West Virginia’s initial allocation of Pfizer’s vaccine is expected to make its way to the state on Dec. 14. He said another vaccine developed by Moderna should follow in the days after.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia is up to 530 reported deaths related to COVID-19. And there are more than 660 new cases of the virus in West Virginia since Sunday. Gov. Jim Justice gave a grim update in his latest virtual press briefing Monday — 17 more deaths related to COVID-19 reported since Friday, and 27 additional deaths that occurred several weeks ago, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
This is a developing story and may be updated.Mylan Pharmaceuticals and a division of Pfizer have announced a deal that will create a new pharmaceutical…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A West Virginia Board of Pharmacy report says a prescription drug used to treat nerve pain is contributing to a sharp increase of overdose deaths in the…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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