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As Boston-area COVID wastewater levels surge more than 100%, health officials push boosters with vax rate lagging

Boston public health officials are urging residents to get their updated COVID booster as the virus wastewater levels are again surging during the holiday season. The local COVID wastewater data, which helps predict virus spikes and waves, has jumped since mid-November — and especially in the week after Thanksgiving gatherings. The south-of-Boston virus wastewater data … Read more

Health Care — Panel OKs adding COVID vax to routine schedule 

Liz Truss resigned, but Larry the Cat remains. He’s now outlasted four prime ministers.   In health news, a CDC advisory panel voted Thursday to add coronavirus vaccines to the list of routine vaccinations for kids and adults.   Welcome to Overnight Health Care, where we’re following the latest moves on policy and news affecting … Read more

Child Vax Rates Has Health Experts Concerned

COVID-19 vaccination rates for infants and preschoolers continue to be low, while rates for children aged 5 to 11 have slowed, leaving local health officials concerned. According to the state’s vaccination database, many cities and towns are slowly increasing their vaccination rates, but the numbers vary significantly, especially for children 5 and under. Four percent … Read more