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Only a united front can  defeat COVID
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Editorial
Only a united front can defeat COVID
What kind of people are unwilling to risk a mild case of discomfort rather than the horrid death that more than 600,000 in America have already suffered?
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If COVID can’t bring us together, what can?
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Editorial
If COVID can’t bring us together, what can?
America’s response to the COVID pandemic underscores the danger of the country’s politically divided atmosphere.
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Baker and Janey lift mask mandates, business restrictions on May 29
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Baker and Janey lift mask mandates, business restrictions on May 29
After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced updated mask guidelines for vaccinated and unvaccinated people against COVID-19, Governor Charlie Baker announced Monday that all mask mandates and business restrictions in Massachusetts will be lifted on May 29.
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COVID-19 rates still on the rise
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COVID-19 rates still on the rise
Back in March of 2020 when the global coronavirus pandemic took hold, states and local governments in the United States instituted varying degrees of lock downs aimed at stopping the spread of the virus, which was initially thought to be spread primarily through contact with contaminated surfaces as well as through respiratory droplets.
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Dispelling the vaccine hesitancy myth
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Dispelling the vaccine hesitancy myth
When the emergency vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna started making the rounds, so did sensational headlines about how the Black community wouldn’t take it. Discussion arose among the medical community on how to convince Black people to get the vaccine, and organizations in Boston mobilized to get the community to the mass vaccination site at the Reggie Lewis Center.
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Stan McLaren: an example to the community
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Stan McLaren: an example to the community
Stan McLaren is used to being the first. He is the first born, the first in his family to go to college. It was only fitting then that he was the first at the Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
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It’s your turn: Who is eligible for the vaccine, and when
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The immune system: The body’s natural protection
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The immune system: The body’s natural protection
Your immune system is on constant guard looking for intruders — something that should not be there. It can distinguish between normal, healthy cells and unhealthy cells. When it detects an outsider — bacteria or a virus, for example — it readies forces to eradicate it. What’s even better, it can often remember. If the virus tries to enter again, its entry is blocked.
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The push for vaccination
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The push for vaccination
They call her the “vaccine evangelist.” It’s a moniker that Dr. Sabrina Assoumou bears with pride. Assoumou is an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center and assistant professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine.
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Local News
Community centers offer remote learning
Throughout the transition to in-person learning, many families, especially families of color, have chosen to stay remote. Some of those families have made use of learning pods operated by community centers partnering with Boston After School and Beyond.
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Janey administration prioritizes vaccination
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Local News
Janey administration prioritizes vaccination
Acting Mayor Kim Janey says her administration has put vaccination at the center of its strategy to fight the spread of COVID infections in the city.
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Transit group presses MBTA to reverse cuts
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Local News
Transit group presses MBTA to reverse cuts
Acting Mayor Kim Janey joined a coalition of transit activists in calling on the MBTA board to reverse service cuts on train and bus routes they say are hampering the ability of workers to get to and from their jobs and slowing the region’s path to economic recovery.
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