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 2021-12-08 01:04 

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When is the best time to get a coronavirus vaccine?...

Getting a coronavirus vaccine or booster shot in the afternoon might trigger higher levels of antibodies compared with getting the shot in the morning, a study out of Massachusetts General Hospital suggests....

 2021-12-07 22:16 

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Massachusetts reports 3,720 new coronavirus cases, breakthrough case count hits record high...

State health officials on Tuesday reported 3,720 new coronavirus cases, as total COVID hospitalizations in the Bay State continued to spike while the state reported the most daily deaths since March....

 2021-12-07 21:12 

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Massachusetts coronavirus breakthrough cases surge 11,321 last week, smashing record high for the state...

More than 11,000 fully vaccinated people in the Bay State tested positive for coronavirus last week as part of the post-Thanksgiving surge, a daily average of about 1,617 people as breakthrough infections hit a record-high in the state....

 2021-12-07 01:57 

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Geoff Diehl demands Charlie Baker veto coronavirus spending bill over inadequate unemployment funding...

The sole major Republican candidate for governor in next year's election is calling on Gov. Charlie Baker to veto a $4 billion coronavirus relief spending bill he says saddles billions of dollars of unemployment debt on the backs of businesses....

 2021-12-06 22:30 

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New York rolls out sweeping coronavirus vaccine mandate on businesses...

NEW YORK — From big Wall Street banks to corner grocery stores, all private employers in New York City will have to require their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the most sweeping vaccine mandate of any state or big city in the U.S. The ...

 2021-12-06 22:14 

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Massachusetts reports more than 11,000 coronavirus cases over the weekend, hospitalizations keep spiking...

State health officials reported more than 11,000 new coronavirus cases over the weekend as infection counts surge, while the state's COVID-19 hospitalization level continued to spike....

 2021-12-06 19:46 

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Michelle Wu says 'everything is on the table' as coronavirus surges ahead of holidays in Boston...

Michelle Wu says "everything is on the table" in the race to slow the spread of coronavirus and concerning new variants like omicron as cases surge amid the holiday season....

 2021-12-06 16:23 

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Hospitals start firing workers over vaccination refusals...

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Hospital systems in Massachusetts have started firing workers who refused to comply with coronavirus vaccine mandates....

 2021-12-05 23:00 

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Boston-area coronavirus wastewater levels are skyrocketing: 'This is pretty worrisome'...

The Boston-area coronavirus wastewater tracker is showing skyrocketing viral record levels as COVID cases and hospitalizations already surge across the Bay State....

 2021-12-05 22:49 

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Omicron variant's unusual mutations could mean it spread from an animal, scientists suggest...

The unusual multitude of mutations on the omicron variant's spike protein could suggest some level of animal transmission, scientists suggest, as coronavirus has been found to spread to dogs, cats, mink, deer and many others....

 2021-12-05 05:10 

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Schoen: Omicron's political fallout for Biden & Democrats...

As Americans were traveling and gathering in pre-pandemic fashion for Thanksgiving, news broke that the World Health Organization designated the omicron variant of the coronavirus a new "variant of concern." In response, the Dow Jones Industrial A...

 2021-12-04 22:06 

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Murphy: Coronavirus vaccines are good, but vax passports are not...

There should be no debate about COVID vaccines — they help protect people from death and serious illness. But there should also be no debate about vaccine passports — they are illegal and dangerous to democracy....

 2021-12-04 21:10 

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Omicron coronavirus variant found in Massachusetts...

The omicron variant has made it to Massachusetts, as a woman from Middlesex County who had traveled out of state has been diagnosed with the first case of it here, the Department of Public Health announced Saturday....

 2021-12-04 19:12 

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Italian dentist presents fake arm for vaccine to get pass...

MILAN (AP) — A dentist in Italy faces possible criminal charges after trying to receive a coronavirus vaccine in a fake arm made of silicone....

 2021-12-04 00:28 

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Hair loss after coronavirus infection common, but very rare after vaccination...

Coronavirus infection has caused a number of unusual side effects, including temporary hair loss, but losing your hair following COVID vaccination is incredibly rare, doctors say....

 2021-12-03 22:22 

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Coronavirus cases in Massachusetts continue to surge with 5,179 new infections...

State health officials on Friday reported a spike of 5,179 new daily coronavirus cases, the highest daily count since last winter, which topped Thursday's total of 5,170 cases as hospitalizations tip over 1,000....

 2021-12-03 01:25 

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Live updates: Omicron variant confirmed in Hawaii resident...

HONOLULU — The omicron coronavirus variant has been confirmed in an unvaccinated Hawaii resident with no recent travel history....

 2021-12-03 01:23 

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Boston-area coronavirus wastewater tracker, cases and hospitalizations are all surging again after Thanksgiving: 'We need to act'...

The Boston-area coronavirus wastewater tracker, cases and hospitalizations are all surging again after Thanksgiving -- the same upward spike the Bay State experienced during the first week of December last year when no one was vaccinated....

 2021-12-03 00:37 

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Live updates: New York confirms at least 5 omicron cases...

NEW YORK -- Health officials have confirmed at least five cases of the omicron coronavirus variant in New York, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Thursday evening....

 2021-12-03 00:28 

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Biden's winter coronavirus plan: What you need to know...

Winter is closing in and coronavirus cases are spiking, prompting President Joe Biden to announce news steps to beat back the pandemic as it enters its second year....

 2021-12-02 22:13 

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Massachusetts coronavirus cases surge more than 5,000 for first time in 320 days...

State health officials on Thursday reported a post-Thanksgiving surge of more than 5,000 new daily coronavirus cases, the highest daily count since last winter as COVID-19 hospitalizations keep climbing....

 2021-12-02 22:12 

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9,909 new coronavirus cases reported in Massachusetts schools following Thanksgiving break...

Coronavirus cases continue to increase in Massachusetts schools as a total of 9,909 staff and students tested positive in the past two weeks....

 2021-12-02 20:05 

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Live updates: Brazil confirms 2 new cases of omicron variant...

Brazil's Ministry of Health on Thursday confirmed two more cases of the new variant of the coronavirus omicron in the country....

 2021-12-02 19:47 

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Biden announces winter coronavirus plan with free at-home tests, new travel protocols...

With winter approaching and coronavirus cases increasing nationwide, President Biden announced a plan of attack against the virus that includes free at-home tests, updated international travel protocols and surge teams to support short-staffed hospitals....

 2021-12-02 19:44 

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Pushing COVID-19 boosters, Biden says 'we need to be ready'...

BETHESDA (AP) — With rising numbers of COVID-19 cases predicted this winter, President Joe Biden on Thursday appealed for Americans to get their boosters and get behind his plan to tackle the new omicron variant through wider availability of vaccine...

 2021-12-02 18:33 

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Biden launching winter COVID-19 booster, testing campaign...

BETHESDA (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to kick off a more urgent campaign for Americans to get COVID-19 booster shots Thursday as he unveils his winter plans for combating the coronavirus and its omicron variant with enhanced availability of sho...

 2021-12-02 17:30 

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Live updates: Spain IDs variant case not tied to S. Africa...

MADRID — Spanish health authorities have confirmed the first case of the omicron coronavirus strain without any established link to southern Africa....

 2021-12-02 16:57 

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Live updates: WHO official says Africa 'bought world time'...

HARARE, Zimbabwe — The World Health Organization's Africa director says quick detection and reporting of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus by Botswana and South Africa have "bought the world time" as nations scramble to stop it ...

 2021-12-02 10:03 

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QB Lamar Jackson and the Ravens offense surged late last season. There's belief 'it all clicks' again this year....

On Dec. 2, 2020, a unit crippled by the coronavirus— quarterback Lamar Jackson' s absence, especially— finished with 219 total yards in a Wednesday afternoon loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. A week before that, a more representative Ravens...

 2021-12-01 22:11 

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Massachusetts coronavirus cases surge 4,838, the highest daily count since January...

State health officials on Wednesday reported a spike of nearly 5,000 new coronavirus cases, the highest daily count since last winter's surge, while COVID-19 hospitalizations again jumped....

 2021-12-01 19:15 

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First case of omicron variant found in California, per CDC...

The first case of the latest concerning coronavirus variant called omicron has been found in California, according to the CDC....

 2021-12-01 03:07 

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Massachusetts lawmakers agree to $4 billion ARPA spending bill, but likely too late to see it pass this year...

House and Senate lawmakers have reached deal on a $4 billion coronavirus relief spending bill, breaking gridlock over how the two chambers sought to spend billions federal aid and surplus state tax revenue dollars, but leaving little hope the bill will in...

 2021-11-30 22:29 

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Free access to monoclonal antibodies for high-risk Massachusetts coronavirus patients...

People in Massachusetts at high risk for serious coronavirus infections who have been exposed to or diagnosed with COVID-19 can now find free access to monoclonal antibody treatment at three state-run mobile sites launched, Gov. Charlie Baker announced....

 2021-11-30 22:23 

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Consumer confidence takes a hit in November...

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence fell to a nine-month low in November, clipped by rising prices and concern about the coronavirus. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index dropped to a reading of 109.5, down from...

 2021-11-30 22:10 

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Massachusetts reports 2,915 new coronavirus cases, breakthrough case count stays high during Thanksgiving week...

State health officials on Tuesday reported 2,915 new coronavirus cases, as total COVID hospitalizations in the Bay State continued to spike after Thanksgiving....

 2021-11-30 20:40 

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Massachusetts coronavirus breakthrough cases spike 6,610 during Thanksgiving week...

More than 6,600 fully vaccinated people in the Bay State tested positive for coronavirus during the week of Thanksgiving, a daily average of about 944 people as breakthrough infections continue to surge....

 2021-11-30 00:39 

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Biden says the omicron variant is 'a cause for concern, not a cause for panic,' as he urges vaccinations and boosters...

As questions loom large about the new omicron coronavirus variant, President Biden is telling Americans to stay calm and get vaccinated and boosted to receive the best protection....

 2021-11-29 22:17 

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Massachusetts reports 5,497 coronavirus cases over the holiday weekend, hospitalizations spike to 9-month high...

State health officials reported 5,497 new coronavirus cases over the weekend as infection counts stay elevated after Thanksgiving, while the state's COVID-19 hospitalization level jumped to its highest level in more than nine months....

 2021-11-29 21:51 

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Biden vaccine rule for health workers blocked in 10 states, including N.H....

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A federal judge on Monday blocked President Biden's administration from enforcing a coronavirus vaccine mandate on thousands of health care workers in 10 states that had brought the first legal challenge against the require...

 2021-11-29 19:55 

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Live updates: WHO warns omicron variant risk is 'very high'...

GENEVA — The World Health Organization says the global risk from the omicron variant of the coronavirus is "very high" based on early evidence, warning of the possibility of future surges with "severe consequences."...

 2021-11-29 15:40 

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Live updates: UK set to expand booster shots to all over-18s...

LONDON -- The independent body advising the British government on the rollout of coronavirus vaccines says everyone aged between 18 and 39 should be offered a booster vaccine as part of efforts to tackle the spread of the new potentially more contagious o...

 2021-11-29 14:43 

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The Latest: Poland suspends flights to 7 African countries...

WARSAW, Poland Poland is suspending flights to seven southern African countries where the new coronavirus variant omicron has been detected....

 2021-11-29 01:14 

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Tips to stay healthy as omicron variant spreads...

Experts are encouraging people to follow the "standard protections" when it comes to slowing the spread of the latest coronavirus variant: omicron....

 2021-11-29 00:37 

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Battle against COVID-19 omicron variant goes to the lab as vaccine manufacturers scramble for answers...

The Omicron variant which has put the world on notice and ground global travel to a halt has left vaccine manufacturers scrambling to make sure their products still protect against the deadly virus....

 2021-11-28 15:07 

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How deadly is coronavirus? See where COVID-19 ranks among other causes of death...

Coronavirus was the third leading cause of death in the United States in 2020 behind heart disease and cancer, according to figures from the National Center for Health Statistics and the National Vital Statistics System. There were 3.3 million deaths in t...

 2021-11-27 23:41 

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Coronavirus booster Q&A: Who should get one and why do we need them?...

Coronavirus booster shots are now authorized for everyone 18 years and older and can be given six months after mRNA vaccines and two months after a Johnson & Johnson shot....

 2021-11-27 23:20 

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Michelle Wu says there's a 'race against the clock' to try to ward off the spread of the new coronavirus variant...

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu on Saturday said she is worried about the new omicron variant of the coronavirus and said the city is in a "race against the clock" to get everyone vaccinated because it may be more contagious than the delta variant....

 2021-11-27 21:51 

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Teen vaccination rates lag in most Massachusetts towns hit hardest by coronavirus: report...

Vaccination rates among teenagers are lagging in the same cities and towns that have suffered the most amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new report by equity advocates reveals, renewing calls for officials to prioritize the state's most vulnerable resi...

 2021-11-26 23:39 

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Battenfeld: Biden spends down time in tony Nantucket oblivious to spike in coronavirus, inflation...

With inflation and a dangerous new COVID variant on the rise, and the stock market tanking, it's not getting any easier for Joe Biden, who seems blissfully unaware on Nantucket of the new dangers to his presidency....

 2021-11-26 23:28 

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Black Friday's back, but still subdued amid pandemic and shortages...

Retailers ushered in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season on Friday with larger crowds than last year, but the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers' minds....

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