Worcester Considers Bringing Back Indoor Mask Mandate With COVID Cases RisingLawmakers in Worcester said the city is now in the process of deciding if they’ll make mask wearing indoors mandatory following the CDC’s new COVID-19 data.
FDA Under Growing Pressure To Grant Full Approval For COVID-19 VaccinesDr. Mallika Marshall says the agency is vowing to get it done as soon as possible.
E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Cake Mix Reported In 12 States, Including MassachusettsThe CDC is warning about an E. coli outbreak linked to pre-made cake mix.
Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's DevelopmentsThe latest developments concerning coronavirus in Massachusetts, updating daily.
OB-GYN Associations Recommend All Pregnant Women Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19The associations are also strongly recommending their members "enthusiastically recommend vaccination" to their patients.
Jamaica Pond Closes Water Activities Until Further Notice Due To Algae BloomJamaica Pond is closed to water activities until further notice because of a suspected blue-green algae bloom that could make people and pets sick.
Massachusetts Reports 844 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Additional DeathsAs of Friday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.07%.
CDC Says 'Pivotal Discovery' In Provincetown COVID Cluster Led To Mask Guidance Change For Fully Vaccinated PeopleCDC Director Rochelle Walensky confirmed Friday that the agency relied on data from the Provincetown COVID cluster to update its guidance for fully vaccinated people to start wearing masks again in some indoor settings.
DESE 'Strongly Recommends' Masks For K-6 Students, Not Required For VaccinatedUnder new masking guidelines released by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), vaccinated students will not be required to wear masks in the classroom
'It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way,' Dr. Mallika Marshall Says It's 'Heartbreaking And Demoralizing' To See COVID Cases Rise AgainDr. Mallika Marshall says the way out of this mess is to get everyone vaccinated.
'Big Decision': Baker Still Reviewing New CDC Mask Guidance, Says Massachusetts In 'Much Better Position' Than Other StatesThe governor said the state's high vaccination rate should be a factor in making decisions about mask mandates.