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The latest on how and where to get a vaccine, plus the latest news and resources on development and distribution in Massachusetts

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Latest COVID-19 vaccine stories


‘Vaccine, vaccine’: Dolly Parton sings ‘Jolene’ rewrite before getting COVID-19 vaccine

Dolly Parton has written hundreds of songs over her decades-long career and it turns out her tune “Jolene” is the just right one for getting her COVID-19 vaccine.

Charts: Who has been vaccinated in Massachusetts, and how many doses has the state received?

The charts break down vaccination recipients by age, vaccination date, location, and race/ethnicity, while also outlining vaccination brand and administration site type.

980 confirmed cases, 37 deaths, and 44,340 vaccinations: See today’s new COVID-19 data from Mass.

The state said 28,867 people were estimated to have active cases of the potentially deadly virus, and 775 confirmed coronavirus patients were in the hospital.

Model sees continuing decline in Mass. coronavirus pandemic

There are signs that the pandemic will continue to weaken, but what will happen if the coronavirus variants take hold?

Tufts Medical Center celebrates arrival of single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine; other hospitals get shots

Tufts Medical Center today marked the arrival of 2,000 doses of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the third COVID-19 vaccine now available in the US. They are planning to start administering them on Thursday, a spokesperson said.

Donald Trump, Melania Trump quietly got vaccine shots as others went public

Donald Trump privately received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine while still in office in January, aides familiar with the matter say,

State reports 1,248 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths, and 33,175 vaccinations

The state said 30,486 people were estimated to have active cases of the potentially deadly virus, and 788 confirmed coronavirus patients were in the hospital.

Boston public school students in third grade and younger return to in-person instruction

Students are eligible for two days of in-person instruction each week, with one group of students attending in-person classes on Mondays and Tuesdays and the other group attending on Thursdays and Fridays.