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See how many people have received a COVID-19 vaccine in your Mass. town

See who has been vaccinated in your community.

Some students at the Dearborn STEM Academy chose to walked out of school and went home to protest against in-person schooling because of the Omicron-fueled surge in COVID cases.

Mass. reports 18,536 new coronavirus cases among public school students and 3,150 among staff

Cases in the Massachusetts public schools continued to decrease, as state education leaders on Thursday reported 18,536 new cases among public school students and 3,150 among staff members for the week that ended Wednesday.

Town-by-town COVID-19 data in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health releases new town-by-town data for coronavirus cases every week. Here is the latest set of such data showing how the coronavirus has ravaged individual communities throughout the state.

A booster shot being administered at the Whittier Street Health Center earlier this month. Even as COVID-19 cases decline, it's crucial to keep taking precautions such as getting vaccinated and boosted, experts say.

Beware the other side of the COVID curve — pandemic models say thousands will still get sick in coming weeks

Even though the Omicron peak is past, pandemic models suggest that tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of new cases will be reported in the next few weeks.

Watch live: President Biden speaks about the departure of Justice Breyer

President Biden and Justice Stephen Breyer will appear at the White House to announce Breyer’s retirement from the Supreme Court.

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Students made their way across campus during a change in classes at Brown University.

College students return to Providence to find high COVID-19 case counts, mixed levels of concern

Away from older family members and among other students who are mostly vaccinated, some -- but not all -- students returning to colleges in Providence are less worried about COVID-19 on campus this semester.

A health care worker administered a free drive-thru COVID-19 test at a newly opened site in the parking lot of the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa., on Jan. 20, 2022.

US coronavirus hospitalizations slow, with the Northeast showing a steep decline

The winter surge of coronavirus hospitalizations that reached all-time highs in the United States is showing signs of slowing, reflecting sharp declines in states of the Northeast that were the first to be battered by the highly transmissible Omicron variant.

A health care worker prepares a dose of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine booster in Taiwan earlier this month.

Moderna says Omicron antibodies from its booster fall sharply from initial peak, but are still present after six months

A laboratory study found that the third shot of Moderna’s messenger RNA vaccine caused antibody levels to climb 20-fold within four weeks, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Five months later, antibody levels had fallen 6.3-fold, but were still detectable.