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WHO declares end to COVID global emergency
The World Health Organization said Friday that COVID-19 no longer qualifies as a global emergency, marking a symbolic end to the devastating coronavirus pandemic.
Tracker: See the latest levels of coronavirus in Boston-area waste water
How much COVID-19 is circulating in the community? See the latest waste water numbers.
COVID deaths decreased in 2022, but deaths from heart disease and cancer rose, CDC reports
US deaths usually rise year-to-year. The pandemic accelerated that trend. But last year saw the first drop in deaths since 2009.
In a happy milestone, a Boston hospital reports zero inpatients with COVID-19
Tufts Medical Center said Tuesday it had reached the point where zero inpatients are positive for COVID. It's noteworthy, but doctors say the disease won't completely go away.
Wisconsin Supreme Court won’t order ivermectin use for COVID-19
The conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled a hospital cannot be forced to give the deworming drug to a patient with COVID-19.
Boston to close three COVID-19 vaccination and testing sites
The Boston Public Health Commission will close three of its COVID-19 vaccination and testing sites on May 13, citing “a sustained decline in site utilization and patient volumes.”
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.
Extra spring COVID-19 booster cleared for certain Americans
US regulators on Tuesday cleared another COVID-19 booster dose for older adults and people with weak immune systems so they can shore up protection this spring.