Shingles Risk Increased For People Over 50 Who Had COVID, Study SaysIt’s estimated that 30% of people will get shingles at some point in their lifetime and a new study finds that people who have had COVID-19 may be at even higher risk.
Can Vaccinated People Pass COVID To Others? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your QuestionsAnyone who gets infected, whether they have symptoms or not, whether they are vaccinated or not, can pass the virus on to others.
Massachusetts Reports 1,853 New COVID Cases, Positivity Rate Increases To 4.3%The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts increased to 4.34%.
These 36 Massachusetts Cities & Towns Are Giving Federal Pandemic Funds To First RespondersThree dozen municipalities have set aside a portion of their American Rescue Plan Act money for police, firefighters, EMTs and others.
3 Massachusetts Counties Now At Medium Risk For COVID-19 Transmission, CDC SaysSuffolk, Middlesex, and Berkshire counties are now at medium risk for COVID-19 transmission, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
MBTA Drops Mask Mandate On Trains And BusesMasks are no longer required on MBTA buses and trains starting Tuesday.
Massachusetts Reports 6,514 New COVID Cases Over Four Days, Positivity Rate Now At 4.2%The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts increased to 4.2%.
TSA Will No Longer Enforce Mask Mandate After Court RulingThe TSA announced it will no longer enforce the mask mandate on public transportation as the decision continues to be reviewed.
Massachusetts Reports 2,470 New COVID Cases, Positivity Rate Near 3.9%The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts increased to 3.89%.
FDA Authorizes First Breath Test For COVID-19 InfectionThe InspectIR COVID-19 Breathalyzer is about the size of a piece of carry-on luggage and can be used in doctor's offices, hospitals and mobile testing sites.
Churches Hope Easter Is New Beginning After 2 Years Of COVID RestrictionsSome local churches are hoping Easter is a new beginning to bring people back into the church after two years of COVID restrictions.
Massachusetts Reports 2,962 New COVID Cases, Positivity Rate Now Over 3.6%The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts increased to 3.66%.
Pfizer To Seek Authorization For COVID Booster Shots For 5-To-11-Year-OldsPfizer said new data shows its kid-sized booster could help healthy elementary-aged children rev up virus-fighting antibodies.
What's The Difference Between The Common Cold, Flu And COVID-19?If you are wondering whether that runny nose, sore throat or sneeze could be allergies, just a cold, or possibly even COVID, you are not alone.
Massachusetts Reports 1,969 New COVID Cases, 1 Additional DeathThe Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,969 new confirmed COVID cases on Wednesday.