“It’s about keeping people safe and alive,” Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said on the city’s decision to cancel all in-person learning in its public schools as cases of COVID-19 rise.
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A look back: Lexington hits one year since first COVID case
On March 7, 2020, the first presumed positive case of COVID-19 was reported in Lexington. What had, until that point, been a foreign threat suddenly hit home for thousands of residents. One year later ...
Coronavirus latest: New York eases gathering limits as Covid hospitalisations drop
New York loosened restrictions on residential gatherings and public events, as the state laid out plans to begin distributing the recently approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Gatherings in people’s ...
RoboCop, Jimmy Carter, Amtrak: News from around our 50 states
The clinics Tuesday and Thursday were the first targeting a specific community since the pandemic began, the Anchorage Daily News reports. The focused clinic strategy was used by the department during ...
Coronavirus daily news updates, February 25: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world
We’re updating this page with the latest news about the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the Seattle area, the Pacific Northwest and the world, including stats about the spread of the coronavirus ...
Coronavirus live news: US nears 500,000 Covid-related deaths; hospitalisations rise in France
Cases continue to rise in France; Slovakia has highest death rate in world relative to population; Italy extends ban on non-essential travel ...
S.F. has lowest case rate of major U.S. cities. When will schools reopen?
San Francisco’s public schools have been virtual-only for nearly a year, despite increasing pressure from parents and politicians to reopen for in-person instruction. In an opinion piece published in ...
Covid-19: California’s Governor Reserves Vaccines for Teachers
Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York defended his handling of nursing home deaths. Pfizer’s vaccine works well with one dose and can be stored more easily. At least 20 U.S. states are finding ways to free up ...
The Latest: Popular Serbian singer dies of coronavirus
BELGRADE, Serbia — Djordje Balasevic, a Serbian singer who remained widely popular throughout the former Yugoslavia after the wars of the 1990s, has died after contracting the new coronavirus, state ...
Coronavirus: California outbreak eases as new cases hit three-month low — as it happened
English football clubs shy away from vaccine passport demand. UK inflation picks up to extend rise from 4-year low. Rio Tinto hands out record $6.5bn dividend.
The Latest: Italian police investigating fake vaccines
ROME — Italian police investigating fake COVID-19 drugs and vaccines have interviewed a Veneto regional official who reported receiving offers for 27 million doses of Pfizer outside the European Union ...
The Latest: J&J applies to WHO for COVID vaccine approval
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey — Johnson & Johnson has applied to the World Health Organization for an emergency approval of its COVID-19 vaccines, which should help speed up its use ...