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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

The Twitter account Vaccinetime keeps track of open appointments by location in the state.
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Latest COVID-19 vaccine stories

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

See who has been vaccinated in your community.

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.

A nurse inoculated Local 28 Sheet Metal Worker Demetrius Buttelman at the Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., on Thursday.

US opens more distance in worldwide race against COVID-19

Nearly half of American adults have gotten at least one dose of the vaccine, according to the CDC But the picture is still relentlessly grim in parts of Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

Norah Aguirre, right, 17 of Wakefield, Rhode Island smiles after clinical nurse manager Marlene Reidl, left, delivered her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island on April 3, 2021. The FDA has recently authorized the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 16-years old and older.

How does the J&J COVID-19 vaccine pause affect Rhode Islanders?

The state will conduct its own review, but some residents feel wary about keeping their appointments.

Vials of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

CDC advisers seek more data on rare clots before deciding next steps on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine will remain in limbo a while longer after US health advisers told the government Wednesday that they need more evidence to decide if a handful of unusual blood clots were linked to the shot — and if so, how big the potential risk really is.

Patrick Andreottola, 101, got a shot late last month at his home from a Medford public health nurse.

2,004 confirmed cases, 14 deaths, and 92,459 vaccinations: See today’s new COVID-19 data from Mass.

The state said 35,786 people were estimated to have active cases of the potentially deadly virus, and 711 confirmed coronavirus patients were in the hospital.

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.