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Watch live: Mayor Wu speaks at new COVID-19 testing clinic in Roxbury

Mayor Michelle Wu is scheduled to speak Tuesday from a new COVID-19 testing clinic at the Bolling Building in Roxbury. Watch live here at 11 a.m.

Watch live: Governor Baker to make COVID-19 testing announcement

Governor Charlie Baker is scheduled to speak Tuesday about COVID-19 testing in Massachusetts. Watch live here at 10 a.m.

Signs on the Harvard University campus tell students to wear a mask during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, on Oct. 5, 2020.

Harvard will end contact tracing during spring semester, university health official says

Giang Nguyen, executive director of Harvard University Health Services, announced the changes to the university’s COVID-19 policies as students prepare to return to campus for the spring semester.

Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas departs Port Canaveral, Fla., on a 4-night Bahamas cruise, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2021. Royal Caribbean temporarily suspended cruise operations on three of its ships sailing from other Florida ports earlier in the week due to the surge of COVID-19 cases in the state.

Omicron forces more cruise lines to cancel trips

Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises have canceled several trips as the omicron variant continues to wreak havoc with the cruise industry.

A box of ivermectin is shown in a pharmacy as pharmacists work in the background, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, in Ga.

Detainees sue Arkansas jail that gave them ivermectin to treat COVID

Detainees at an Arkansas jail who had COVID-19 were unknowingly treated by the detention center’s doctor with ivermectin, a drug that health officials have continually said is dangerous and should not be used to treat or prevent a coronavirus infection, according to a federal lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of four detainees.

Owner Vicky Titcomb, Rae Titcomb (Vicky's niece), and Nancy Titcomb (Vicky's mother) outside the bookshop.

For some Mass. businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic pushed changes for the better

The pandemic crushed many small companies, as health concerns, supply chain issues, and labor shortages converged. But some were able to adapt and thrive.

A health worker prepared to administer a fourth dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Sheba medical center, in Ramat Gan, Israel, on Dec. 31, 2021.

Fourth Pfizer dose is insufficient to ward off Omicron, Israeli trial suggests

Israel started rolling out the fourth dose of the vaccine to those over 60 and the immunocompromised in late December amid a surge in cases.

A screen shows Dr. Anthony Fauci during a remote panel on Monday titled "COVID 19: What's Next?" at the Davos Agenda 2022.

Fauci says it’s too soon to say Omicron heralds end of the pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top coronavirus adviser to President Biden, said it's still unclear whether the Omicron variant signals and transition of the pandemic to endemic.