U.S. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia and his Republican opponent Daniel Gade have sparred over the dangers of the coronavirus, when to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court and other topics Wednesday in the first debate of their Senate race.
Researchers at the University of Virginia now say a group of drugs used to treat HIV and Hepatitis B could be used to prevent Type 2 diabetes and treatment could be available to the public as early as next year.
The Virginia Department of Health and Department of Corrections are working together to manage the COVID-19 outbreak at Deerfield Correctional Center, which is home to the state’s largest cohort of geriatric male inmates.
Many in the medical field are worried the coronavirus may have lasting impacts when it comes to cancer, especially because access to crucial screenings and clinical trials may have been restricted these past few months.
"We support the war fighter every day, and that’s really where our focus is, but if we can do the same for our community, I think we owe it to everyone around here,” TSSI President and CEO, Bill Strang, said.
Martin’s employees volunteered at the Blue Ridge Area Food bank, one of of 20 food banks the company is providing donations. Their donation of $25,000 will be used to buy more food since they are not getting as much help as they did before because of the coronavirus.
Virginia-based student sororities and fraternities are using Zoom to recruit new members. Some of these organizations believe the challenge of social distancing has strengthened bonds amongst each other as well as their philanthropy efforts.
The prospect that President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans will fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat before the year is out has ignited a call for major changes on the court, including expanding the number of justices.