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Tracker: See the latest levels of coronavirus in Boston-area waste water
How much COVID-19 is circulating in the community? See the latest waste water numbers.
‘It is very hard to study this topic’: How research sparked questions around masking and COVID — again
You may have thought the question of masking was settled, or at least that we had all agreed to disagree, but no such luck.
Governments target medical debt with COVID relief funds
Millions of Americans mired in medical debt face difficult financial decisions every day — pay the debt or pay for rent, utilities, and groceries. Some may even skip necessary health care for fear of sinking deeper into debt.
They bought mansions, a Rolls Royce, and chartered a jet with COVID relief loans, prosecutors allege
Criminal charges related to COVID relief funds have been brought nationwide against a dizzying array of suspects, including a former NFL player, a Hollywood producer, a reality TV star, rappers, doctors, preachers, drug dealers, romance scammers, and human traffickers.
The COVID-19 public health emergency ends May 11. What happens then?
Despite the uncertainty, it’s clear that ending the public health emergency after nearly three years will bring about a host of changes. Here’s a look at a few of them.
FDA’s advisers back plan to simplify COVID-19 vaccinations
The Food and Drug Administration asked its scientific advisers Thursday to help lay the groundwork for switching to once-a-year boosters for most Americans -- and how and when to periodically update the shots’ recipe.
US proposes once-a-year COVID shots for most Americans
Health officials want to make COVID-19 vaccinations more like the annual flu shot.
Charts: These are the COVID-19 metrics to watch now
As Massachusetts battles another COVID-19 surge, it’s a good time to look at the state of the coronavirus outbreak locally.