Covid Vaccine

Former White House adviser says dangerous coronavirus variant is ‘like Covid on steroids’

(CNN) — A coronavirus variant first identified in India is “like Covid on steroids,” Andy Slavitt, former White House senior adviser for Covid-19 response, said Wednesday. “(The DeltaRead More

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CDC now calls coronavirus Delta variant a ‘variant of concern’

(CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now calls the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus, also known as B.1.617.2, a “variantRead More

Pulitzers honor coronavirus pandemic, US protest coverage

The Associated Press won two Pulitzer Prizes in photography Friday for its coverage of the racial injustice protests and the coronavirus’s terrible toll on theRead More

Pulitzers honor coronavirus pandemic, US protest coverage

The Associated Press won two Pulitzer Prizes in photography Friday for its coverage of the racial injustice protests and the coronavirus’s toll on the elderly,Read More

FDA’s vaccine advisers debate urgency of vaccinating kids against coronavirus

(CNN) — Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration debated what kind of detailed information the agency would need to consider authorizing theRead More

0 Mass. communities considered high risk for coronavirus for second week in a row

Zero Massachusetts communities have been categorized as high-risk for coronavirus for the second week in a row, the Department of Public Health announced Thursday. SinceRead More

CDC study finds coronavirus vaccines lead to milder disease in rare breakthrough infections

(CNN) — People who have been vaccinated against coronavirus, if they do become infected, have milder Covid-19 illness than unvaccinated people, a new US Centers forRead More

Child care providers offered free pooled coronavirus testing

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston-based nonprofit and the state Department of Early Education and Care have teamed up to protect child care facilities across theRead More

Deadline extended for municipal coronavirus relief

Municipal officials will now have until Oct. 29 to submit applications for reimbursement of COVID-19 related expenses through the state’s Coronavirus Relief Fund – MunicipalRead More

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Mixing coronavirus vaccine brands is OK, Canada says

(CNN) — Canada has changed its guidelines on mixing doses of Covid-19 vaccines, the country’s health agency said Tuesday, and Canadians may get a different typeRead More