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COVID-19 Changed Science Forever – The Atlantic

[ad_1] This article was published online on December 14, 2020. 1. In fall of 2019, exactly zero scientists were studying COVID‑19, because no one knew the disease existed. The coronavirus that causes it, SARS‑CoV‑2, had only recently jumped into humans and had been neither identified nor named. But by the …

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Photos: The Reality of the Current Coronavirus Surge

[ad_1] As the number of cases of COVID-19 worldwide nears 65 million, and the number of deaths attributed to the disease approaches 1.5 million, many countries are enduring a crushing surge in numbers. The toll on health-care workers, families, and the victims of the disease has been enormous. Gathered below …

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Mass. Gov. Baker to Provide Coronavirus Update – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker was set to provide an update on the state’s coronavirus response, Tuesday, as the administration attempts to get students back in schools while slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Baker was set to hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. The scheduled remarks come after …

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The Changes to Massachusetts’ Town-by-Town Coronavirus Data, Explained – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts last week rolled out changes to its color-coded coronavirus risk data, a move that shifted many communities out of the state’s highest-risk “red zone.” The changes led to a steep drop in the number of municipalities designated as “red,” from 121 to 16. Designation in the red category …

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These 5 Numbers Illustrate the Rise of Coronavirus Case in Massachusetts – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Health experts are expressing concern about the rising number of coronavirus cases in Massachusetts as more towns and cities enter the state’s “red zone” of high-risk communities. On Thursday, health officials added nearly two dozen communities to the list of high-risk towns, impacting their ability to participate in Phase …

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Mass. Up to 77 Communities in Red – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts’ latest weekly community-level data on the coronavirus pandemic, including the updated town-by-town risk assessment map, shows 77 communities considered at the highest risk for transmitting COVID-19, an increase of 14 from last week. This week’s report from the Department of Public Health was revamped to include data on …

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Coronavirus Cases by Town – NBC Boston

[ad_1] The number of Massachusetts communities now in the highest-risk category on the state’s COVID-19 risk map has increased by 58%, according to new data released Wednesday. The number of Massachusetts cities and towns that are considered at high risk for transmission of the coronavirus has grown to 63 from …

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Mass. Average in Red Zone, Along With 63 Cities and Towns – NBC Boston

Massachusetts communities in the highest risk level for COVID-19 in the latest map.

[ad_1] Massachusetts’ latest weekly data on the coronavirus pandemic, including the updated community-level risk assessment map, shows 63 communities considered at the highest risk for transmitting COVID-19, a new high and an increase of 23 since last week. For the first time since introducing the map, the commonwealth itself has …

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40 Communities Deemed High-Risk for Coronavirus – NBC Boston

[ad_1] The number of cities and towns considered high-risk for contracting the coronavirus by the state nearly doubled from one week to the next, the latest data shows. Massachusetts’ latest weekly data on the coronavirus pandemic, including the updated community-level risk assessment map, shows 40 communities considered at the highest …

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Michigan Supreme Court strikes down Gov. Whitmer’s virus orders

[ad_1] LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday struck down months of orders by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer that were aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus, saying she drew authority from a 1945 law that is unconstitutional. The decision is an extraordinary development in a monthslong conflict …

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