• coronavirus Feb 19

    Boston Doctors Warn COVID-19 Mutations Could Undo Progress

    Doctors and infectious disease experts are voicing concerns over new COVID-19 strains that could reverse recent trends of declining cases and hospitalizations. If coronavirus variants continue to rapidly increase, it would pose “a threat that could reverse the recent positive trends we are seeing,” according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky. It remains...

  • coronavirus strain Dec 22, 2020

    UK's New COVID Strain Could Already Be in the US, Boston Experts Say

    The new, potentially more contagious coronavirus strains being reported in Britain and South Africa could already be in the U.S., according to infectious disease experts in Massachusetts. “I can’t imagine it wouldn’t be,” said Dr. Shira Doron, a hospital epidemiologist at Tufts Medical Center. “Would I expect to see that variance in the U.S.? Of course. People are traveling...

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