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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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Governor Charlie Baker bumped elbows with Sam Kennedy, president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox, following a COVID-19 vaccination update at the Hynes Convention Center on Wednesday.

Baker announces ‘Red Sox Week’ at Hynes vaccination site to encourage vaccination among hard-hit groups

Next week at Hynes, 20,000 first-dose slots will be reserved for those disproportionately impacted by COVID, Governor Charlie Baker said. There will also be Red Sox-themed attractions, including socially distanced visits with Wally the Green Monster and a raffle to win tickets to a Red Sox game.

A box with vials of AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19 was taken out of a fridge.

Denmark decides not to resume use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine following reports of rare blood clots

Denmark decides not to resume use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine following reports of rare blood clots.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director at the National Institute Of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Fauci says Johnson & Johnson vaccine review will take ‘days to weeks’

The examination into the safety of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine that has paused the use of the single-shot treatment is not going to be “something that's going to drag out,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday, predicting a decision “pretty quickly.”

Navy medical personnel from Virginia took buses up to Boston on orders from FEMA to give the COVID vaccinations to the thousands of people at the Hynes Convention Center.

The White House is speeding up its vaccination drive and pressuring states to follow its lead

Biden administration officials have been steadily boosting their direct supplies of vaccine to residents in Massachusetts and elsewhere through mass vaccination sites, retail pharmacies, and community health centers.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci talked with reporters at the White House on April 13.

Why Biden health officials decided to pause J&J’s coronavirus vaccine

Their goal was to protect the public and be transparent, but critics worry they overreacted and might undermine vaccine confidence.

Johnson & Johnson Janssen Covid-19 vaccines at a vaccination center at the Miami Dade College North Campus in North Miami, Fla.

Here’s what to know about Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines being paused

Medical experts say that if you received a dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine within the past two weeks, don't worry and rest assured: the symptoms of a blood clot are not subtle.

Scott McIsaac gets vaccinated by nursing student Danelly Pimentel in Lowell.

1,401 confirmed cases, 7 deaths, and 90,144 vaccinations: See today’s new COVID-19 data from Mass.

The DPH said 35,857 people were estimated to have active cases of the potentially deadly virus, and 714 confirmed coronavirus patients were in the hospital.

Doses of the J&J vaccine.

J&J delays vaccine rollout in Europe amid blood clot fears in US

Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday it is delaying the rollout of its coronavirus vaccine in Europe amid a US probe into reports of rare blood clots in some recipients, moves that experts worry could further shake vaccine confidence and complicate COVID-19 immunization efforts.