Boston doctor’s Christmas Eve vaccine scare underscores need for safety measures

But dangers of COVID-19 still outweigh risks from severe reactions, he says. Read Article

Local researchers studying new strain of COVID-19

Harvard researchers are studying a more contagious strain COVID-19 that has been found in the Northeast. Read Article



Dr. Barouch speaks to ABC’s World News Tonight about the COVID19 variants and our studies


Discovery of Virus Variant in Colorado and California Alarms Scientists

A more contagious version of the coronavirus may alter the course of the pandemic in the United States, researchers said. Read Article



Highly contagious new virus strain increases pressure to speed up the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations

“We need to be in overdrive now,” one pandemic expert said. Read Article

More Than 1,900 COVID Patients Hospitalized In Mass. as State Confirms 3,995 New Cases

There have now been 11,405 confirmed deaths and 306,928 cases, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Read Article


Johnson & Johnson Takes Big Step Forward With Its Vaccine Trial, Has Potential to Be Single Shot

Unlike Pfizer and Moderna, Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine could potentially only require a single dose. Read Article