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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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See how many people have received a COVID-19 vaccine in your Mass. town

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Vaccine recipients wait in line in Central Square Park outside a coach bus converted into a mobile vaccine clinic in April.

A pill to treat COVID-19? The US is betting on it with a $3b investment

The US is pouring more than $3 billion into a neglected area of research: developing pills to fight the coronavirus early in the course of infection, potentially saving many lives in the years to come.

The VaxMillions Giveaway lottery will offer better odds than normal lottery tickets. State officials are hoping it will persuade more people to get vaccinated.

Feeling lucky? Vaccine lottery odds will be better than in the state’s regular games

The Massachusetts vaccine lottery unveiled earlier this week offers a chance to put a million bucks in the bank at better odds than popular state lottery tickets.

The Curevac company headquarters in Tuebingen, Germany.

CureVac plunges after COVID-19 vaccine falls short on efficacy

The shares plunged more than 52 percent in German trading, wiping out almost $9.6 billion in market value, after the company said the vaccine was only 47 percent effective in an early trial analysis.

Maria Morataya received her second COVID-19 vaccination at Gillette Stadium.

56 cases, 4 deaths, and 30,157 vaccinations: See today’s new COVID-19 data from Mass.

The state said 2,251 people were estimated to have active cases of the potentially deadly virus, and 115 confirmed coronavirus patients were in the hospital.

A vial of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine at a pop up vaccine clinic in the Staten Island borough of New York City.

US to buy 200 million more doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine

The deal includes the potential for buying additional Moderna vaccine candidates that are in testing, including booster shots, according to the company.

Alice Kobres was the last person to receive the Covid-19 vaccination at Gillette Stadium on Monday evening. The mass vaccination site at Gillette Stadium administered its final doses before closing down as the Baker administration continues to shift its vaccine campaign to focus on more local and targeted outreach.

55 cases, 2 deaths, and 47,980 vaccinations: See today’s new COVID-19 data from Mass.

The DPH said 2,429 people were estimated to have active cases of the potentially deadly virus, and 124 confirmed coronavirus patients were in the hospital.

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

Watch live: Governor Baker is set to make an announcement about vaccinations

Governor Baker is set to speak about the state’s COVID-19 vaccination program.