Boston Opens New Vax Clinics As Federal Officials Greenlight Boosters For 16-17-Year-OldsPfizer says its additional shot increases protection 25-fold against the new variant.
Moderna Seeks To Develop Variant-Specific Boosters For COVID-19 Mutations Like OmicronModerna said it has been able to advance additional boosters to clinical testing in 60-90 days.
COVID Cases Spike Ahead Of Expected Approval Of Booster Shots For All AdultsIn Massachusetts, more than 4.8 million people are fully vaccinated, and more than 832,000 have also gotten their extra booster dose.
'Nothing's Available Nearby,' Parents Of Young Children Frustrated By Lack Of Pediatric COVID Vaccine AppointmentsSome children are already getting vaccinated, while other parents can't find appointments.
As Pediatricians Prepare To Give COVID Vaccine To Kids 5-To-11, Some Doctors Say Review The Data FirstDr. Rick Malley, an infectious disease doctor at Boston Children’s Hospital, said pediatricians must carefully review the data that is presented to the FDA before administering shots.
FDA Authorizes Booster Dose Of Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine For People 65 And OlderPfizer had argued that it had enough evidence that immunity starts to wane after six months and that giving a booster restores the immunity safely.
How Long Should I Wait To Get Flu Shot After COVID Vaccine? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your QuestionsDr. Mallika Marshall answers your coronavirus questions.
Registration For Massachusetts ‘VaxMillions’ Lottery Begins ThursdayPeople who are fully vaccinated can register for five weekly drawings for $1 million.
Hynes Convention Center Closes As Mass Vaccination SiteMore than 330,000 shots were given at the center since it opened in March.
Needham Students Get COVID Shot At Student Vaccination Clinics“It’s definitely a sigh of relief after you get it, especially waiting so long in quarantine."
School Districts Debate COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements For StudentsGovernor Charlie Baker said there are no statewide plans right now for a school vaccine mandate.
Moderna Says Vaccine Booster Effective Against South African, Brazil COVID VariantsModerna said initial test results of its vaccine booster shot show it works against two variants of COVID-19.
AG Healey Says Public Employees Should Be Required To Get Vaccinated“Look, you’re there, you’re getting paid by the taxpayer — you have an obligation, whether it’s delivering public health or public safety."
'Let's Do This Revere'; City Aims For Herd Immunity By July 4Large thermometers will be posted all over the city to show how many people have their shots.
Group Of Red Sox Players Gets COVID-19 Vaccination At Fenway ParkThe Boston Red Sox on Monday took a major step toward better days, with a group of players receiving their first vaccination against COVID-19 following the team's win over the Chicago White Sox.