Children face similar risk of coronavirus infection as adults, new study suggests

 (CNN) — Children are almost as likely as adults to become infected with coronavirus, but they are less likely to have symptoms, according to aRead More

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CDC offers advice on how to prevent spread of coronavirus during holidays

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has offered advice aimed at keeping people safe from the coronavirus during the holidays. The CDC says theRead More

High court: County jails in Mass. did not violate inmate rights during coronavirus pandemic

BOSTON (AP) — The highest court in Massachusetts has rejected a claim that county jails across the state violated the due process rights of inmatesRead More

It’s far from over, but Delta coronavirus wave might be the last major wave of infection, former FDA commissioner says

(CNN) — The current wave of Covid-19 cases driven by the Delta coronavirus variant has the potential to be the country’s last major wave of infection —Read More

It’s far from over, but Delta coronavirus wave might be the last major wave of infection, former FDA commissioner says

(CNN) — The current wave of Covid-19 cases driven by the Delta coronavirus variant has the potential to be the country’s last major wave of infection —Read More

Positive Mass. House coronavirus case leads to reminder about essential workers

A Massachusetts House employee who was last in the State House on Thursday tested positive for COVID-19, according to an email obtained by the NewsRead More

Mass shootings in the US increased during the coronavirus pandemic, study finds

(CNN) — Mass shootings in the United States increased during the coronavirus pandemic, and even doubled in July 2020 compared to a year earlier, accordingRead More

Putin: Dozens in inner circle infected with coronavirus

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says dozens of his staff have been infected with the coronavirus and that he will continue his self-isolationRead More

Some students return to classrooms, others to remote learning as coronavirus cases increase

As some students return to classes for the first time in more than a year, others are going back to remote learning. In New YorkRead More

Chinese city with coronavirus outbreak stops buses, trains

BEIJING (AP) — A city in southern China that is trying to contain a coronavirus outbreak told the public Sunday not to leave town, suspendedRead More