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7/21/2021 Coronavirus cases rise among children in Mass. ahead of school year ‚Äì Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News ... Department of Public Health.The spread of the highly contagious delta variant has prompted a heated debate over masks.Gov. Charlie Baker is facing more pressure to mandate masks in schools this fall.The Mass ... with more than 75 percent of adults fully vaccinated.Tufts Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Shira Doron says mask mandates may not be necessary.‚AuMask mandates haven‚Aot changed the trajectory of the pandemic locally,‚Au ...
5/12/2021 Boston Children's Hospital taking COVID-19 vaccine appointments for kids 12 and up ‚Äì Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News ... infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, says that vaccinating that age group ‚Auwill spread the protection through yet another large section of population.‚AuWhile the Bay State waits on the CDC‚Aos decision on expanding Pfizer‚Aos vaccine eligibility, Gov. Charlie Baker spoke with President Biden about ways to get younger people vaccinated.‚AuI think the walk-up stuff will be a really big deal in terms of ...
4/27/2021 Gov. Baker Loosens Outdoor Mask Requirements And Charts A Path To Full Reopening Gov. Charlie Baker puts on a mask after announcing new restrictions on businesses during the fall coronavirus surge (Sam Doran/SHNS) Here is the Radio Boston rundown for April 27. Tiziana Dearing is our host ... questions during "Ask the Doctors" with Dr. Shira Doron, an infectious disease physician and hospital epidemiologist at Tufts Medical Center, and Dr. Sabrina Assoumou, an assistant professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine ...
4/20/2021 Massachusetts outdoor mask mandate: Calls grow to relax mask order, but Charlie Baker not ready to commit Boston Herald The push is on to relax the outdoor mask mandate.But Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday wouldn‚Aot commit to any time frame as more and more people get the coronavirus vaccine.When people are ... said Dr. Paul Sax, clinical director of the division of infectious disease at Brigham and Women‚Aos Hospital. ‚AuThat‚Aos a different risk. There‚Aos barely any risk at all.‚AuWhen a family of ...
4/20/2021 Ask The Doctors: Mask Mandates, Vaccine News ... Charlie Baker says he'll keep the state's mask mandate in place until more people are vaccinated. We take listener questions with Dr. Cassandra Pierre, acting hospital epidemiologist and an infectious diseases physician at Boston Medical Center and Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Medicine; and Dr. Benjamin Linas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the Boston University School ...
4/16/2021 Now it's the teens‚Äô turn: COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opening to age 16 and up ... Charlie Baker calls a significant milestone in the commonwealth‚Aos mission to vaccinate residents and bring the pandemic to a close. The only vaccine currently authorized for ages 16 and 17 is made by Pfizer-BioNTech. The FDA is expected to expand authorization for younger teens, ages 12 to 15, in the coming weeks.UMass Medical School pediatricians and infectious disease experts said many young patients and their parents are ...
4/8/2021 Massachusetts lawmakers to quiz epidemiologists on coronavirus variants next week Boston Herald ... After holding two contentious oversight hearings where members of the COVID-19 and Emergency Preparedness and Management Committee put Gov. Charlie Baker and administration officials in the hot seat over the state‚Aos bumpy coronavirus ... of mutated forms of the coronavirus: Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, an infectious disease physician and the medical director of the Special Pathogens Unit at Boston Medical Center, and Dr. William Hanage, an associate professor of epidemiology ...
4/8/2021 Exclusive: CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky Unveils Initiative to Address Racism in Health ... infectious diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital, her research and clinical work focused on HIV, and she has served on Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker‚Aos COVID-19 advisory board, helping to shape pandemic policy in that state. ‚AuI came from a place of taking care of patients with HIV and infectious diseases and those who work in public health have known forever that the diseases afflicting the poor, and afflicting those ...
3/31/2021 Baker, Walensky urge vigilance as COVID-19 cases rise ... State-Region Baker, Walensky urge vigilance as COVID-19 cases rise CDC Director Rochelle Walensky Rochelle Walensky listens to Gov. Charlie Baker speak to reporters after touring the Hynes Convention Center mass vaccination site Tuesday ... restrictions at this moment, but the former Massachusetts General Hospital infectious disease specialist would not say whether she thought Baker moved too quickly this month to reopen parts of the economy, encouraging larger gatherings of ...
3/31/2021 Baker: 'No one in Massachusetts can afford to let their guard down' - Milford Daily News ... Touring the Hynes Convention Center where 42,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine a week are scheduled to be delivered, Gov. Charlie Baker acknowledged rising infection rates across Massachusetts and warned against letting a "false sense ... restrictions at this moment, but the former Massachusetts General Hospital infectious disease specialist would not say whether she thought Baker moved too quickly this month to reopen parts of the economy, encouraging larger gatherings of ...
3/31/2021 Baker, Walensky urge vigilance as COVID-19 cases rise ... 31, 2021 Matt Murphy, State House News ServiceCenters for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky listens to Gov. Charlie Baker speak to reporters after touring the Hynes Convention Center mass vaccination site Tuesday ... restrictions at this moment, but the former Massachusetts General Hospital infectious disease specialist would not say whether she thought Baker moved too quickly this month to reopen parts of the economy, encouraging larger gatherings of ...
3/30/2021 CDC chief joining Baker at Boston vaccine site ‚Äì Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News A day after she said she was ‚Auscared‚Au by the virus data she was seeing in states like Massachusetts, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be in Boston to tour a new federally-support mass vaccination site at the Hynes Convention Center with Gov. Charlie Baker and other officials.Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the former head of infectious disease medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, was ...
3/30/2021 Watch live: CDC director joins Charlie Baker at Boston vaccination site | Boston.com ... of ‚Aoimpending doom‚Ao amid new spike What to know about the COVID-19 vaccination effort in Mass. this week Charlie Baker defends ‚Aoincremental‚Ao reopening process amid worries about flattening decline in COVID-19 ... tour.The tour comes after Walensky, the former chief of infectious diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital, said Monday that she was ‚Au scared ‚Au about the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases across the country ...
3/30/2021 Governor Baker Visits Mass Vaccination Site As Covid-19 Cases Rise WBUR Newsroom Here is the Radio Boston rundown for March 30. Tiziana Dearing is our host. Governor Charlie Baker toured the new federal mass vaccination site at Hynes Convention Center Tuesday with state health officials ... We take listener coronavirus questions with Dr. Shira Doron, an infectious disease physician and hospital epidemiologist at Tufts Medical Center, and Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious diseases physician at Boston Medical Center and assistant professor ...
3/30/2021 Baker, Walensky urge vigilance as COVID-19 cases rise ‚Äì Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News ... Convention Center where the Biden administration will begin delivering 42,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine a week starting Wednesday, Gov. Charlie Baker acknowledged rising infection rates across Massachusetts and warned against letting a ‚Aufalse sense ... restrictions at this moment, but the former Massachusetts General Hospital infectious disease specialist would not say whether she thought Baker moved too quickly this month to reopen parts of the economy, encouraging larger gatherings of ...
3/18/2021 VIXC - Market and Financial News Online Magazine. ... infectious diseases and cancer. Twenty-five million people across the UK have now been vaccinated with the first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, health secretary Matt Hancock said on Wednesday, with the latest evidence indicating that just one jab reduces the risk of death by 85 per cent. Massachusetts plans to open up Covid-19 vaccinations to the general public in mid-April, Governor Charlie Baker announced. From March 22 ...
3/17/2021 Ask The Doctors: Answering Listener Questions About Vaccines And Variants Twitter A big announcement Wednesday from Governor Charlie Baker: Patriot's Day, April 19, is when the general public can start getting vaccinations in the Commonwealth. And Phase 4 of reopening ‚Ai next Monday ‚Ai is ... Ask The Doctors." We speak with Dr. Christopher Gill, an infectious disease clinician and researcher who focuses on vaccines and the epidemiology of respiratory diseases at Boston University and an Associate Professor at the BU ...
12/17/2020 Westford Union Joins 'No Confidence' Petition Against DESE Leader | Westford, MA Patch ... Charlie Baker and infectious disease experts have repeatedly said widespread COVID-19 transmission is not happening in in-person school settings . Although they didn't point to specific evidence of a correlation union officials argued otherwise. "The Commissioner and DESE continue to ignore the ever-growing body of scientific evidence showing the direct correlation between in-person learning and increased transmission rates of COVID-19," the petition read. The state publishes ...
12/5/2020 Coronavirus pandemic: what we've learned in 10 months ... Charlie Baker took the significant step of declaring a state of emergency in Massachusetts. Doctors around the world, and in Boston, raced to understand SARS-CoV-2, its nuances and how to fight it."So much has changed since March. Since this all started," said Dr. Helen Boucher, chief of geographic medicine and infectious disease at Tufts Medical Center."We initially thought this disease was spread like other coronaviruses, through ...
12/3/2020 Federal COVID-19 task force: ‚ÄòAssume you became infected‚Äô at Thanksgiving ... Charlie Baker has not issued a formal comment on the report.‚AuI think the recommendations from the task force are really valid,‚Au said Dr. Daniel Kuritzkes, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women‚Aos Hospital. ‚AuI don‚Aot think we‚Aoll see the full impact of Thanksgiving for another week or two.‚AuDr. Daniel Kuritzkes told Boston 25 News that one recommendation that‚Aos ...
10/23/2020 'We're falling into trap of pandemic fatigue, pandemic resentment,' doctor warns Medical experts are raising concerns about surging COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.Gov. Charlie Baker has said the state was expecting this jump — that they're prepared for it, but the highest case count since May 24 ... high risk" red category this week. Dr. Todd Ellerin, an infectious diseases specialist at South Shore Hospital, said as hospitalizations go up — deaths will follow. "Bottom line is we are falling into the trap of ...
10/22/2020 South Shore Health doctor picked for state vaccine advisory board ... Charlie Baker to help the state prepare to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available.Dr. Simone Wildes is one of 17 medical professionals, public health experts, elected officials, community leaders and infectious disease specialists selected by Baker to serve on the committee, which will advise state officials and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on communication, distribution, and equity issues relating to a COVID-19 vaccine. House ...
10/22/2020 South Shore Health doctor picked for state vaccine advisory board ... Charlie Baker to help the state prepare to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available.Dr. Simone Wildes is one of 17 medical professionals, public health experts, elected officials, community leaders and infectious disease specialists selected by Baker to serve on the committee, which will advise state officials and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on communication, distribution, and equity issues relating to a COVID-19 vaccine. House ...
10/9/2020 BU Expert Urges Putting the Brakes on Massachusetts Relaxed COVID-19 Rules ... Infectious disease modeler Brooke Nichols says business concerns may be trumping safety October 9, 2020 Rich Barlow Twitter Facebook Did Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker—a Republican who’s been more Anthony Fauci than Donald Trump in his approach to the COVID-19 pandemic—jump the gun by relaxing restrictions on indoor gatherings earlier this week? Afraid so, says Brooke Nichols , a School of Public Health assistant professor of global health. She’s ...
10/8/2020 Baker Forms Vaccine Advisory Group To Prepare For Distribution Baker Forms Vaccine Advisory Group To Prepare For Distribution October 08, 2020 The Associated Press Gov. Charlie Baker takes questions from the media at Mill City BBQ and Brew in Lowell, Sept. 23, 2020. (Craig ... medical professionals, public health experts, elected officials, community leaders and infectious disease specialists. The group’s main task will be to advise the administration — including the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the COVID-19 Command ...