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COVID-19 vaccine news, resources, and guidance

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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Manuel Bonilla, 80, received a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination event in Miami in May.

Younger adults are less likely to get vaccinated than their elders, CDC studies show

The studies highlight the hurdles that remain in improving vaccine coverage, with two weeks to go until President Biden’s self-imposed July 4 deadline for getting 70% of adults at least partially vaccinated.

Family nurse practitioner Kathleen Floyd prepared COVID-19 vaccines while on board the Community Health Partner's Mobile Health Unit.

48 confirmed cases, 5 deaths, and 10,131 vaccinations: See today’s new COVID-19 data from Mass.

The number of people fully vaccinated — with either two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines or one shot of the Johnson & Johnson — rose to 4,095,494.

The ambulance bay at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford in January.

Study suggests COVID-19 harms parts of the brain, even in mild cases

Researchers from Oxford University said they had found that people who had COVID-19 had a “loss of grey matter” in areas of the brain related to smell and taste.

Dave Chappelle, pictured in a 2019 file photo.

Watch Dave Chappelle join Foo Fighters for a cover of Radiohead’s ‘Creep’ at Madison Square Garden

Dave Chappelle made a surprise appearance at the Sunday reopening of Madison Square Garden, where Foo Fighters took to the stage for the venue's first full-capacity show in more than 15 months.

Kyera Sterling handed out COVID-19 vaccination literature at the Mattapan Square Main Streets tent during their first annual Health and Wellness Day last week.

Mass. reports 5 new COVID-19 deaths, 41 cases, 23,667 vaccinations Sunday

Millions in the state have gotten shots, and experts and public officials say the protection offered by the vaccines is making a difference in the fight against COVID-19.

Scott Gottlieb, former head of the Food and Drug Administration.

Models predict US coronavirus infections could surge this fall if vaccination rates lag, former FDA chief says

The more contagious Delta variant in the United States could spur a fall surge in coronavirus infections if only 75 percent of the country's eligible population is vaccinated, former Food and Drug Administration chief Scott Gottlieb said Sunday.

Registered nurse Jen Hohenboken administers a vaccine to Kaylee Hood at the Gillette Stadium earlier this week.

Mass. reports six new COVID-19 deaths, 91 cases, 17,819 vaccinations Saturday

Millions in the state have gotten shots, and experts and public officials say the protection offered by the vaccines is making a difference in the fight against COVID-19.

A vaccine recipient pins herself after receiving the last COVID-19 vaccination at Gillette Stadium.

71 confirmed cases, 3 deaths, and 25,469 vaccinations: See today’s new COVID-19 data from Mass.

The state said 2,000 people were estimated to have active cases of the potentially deadly virus, and 110 confirmed coronavirus patients were in the hospital.