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Lawsuit Over Fake Hand Sanitizer Sold To Massachusetts Schools
AG Maura Healey has brought suit against an Illinois-based company for falsely marketing and selling a fake hand sanitizer product to Massachusetts schools.
New Data Report Shows More Than 6,600 New COVID Cases
The latest data from the Massachusetts DPH reports that there have been 6,610 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases and 34 additional deaths.
Berkshire County Has 3 Sites For Monoclonal Antibody Treatment
There are also 32 publicly available locations around Massachusetts where you can receive this medication.
Rising COVID-19 Cases Spark Warning To Be Vigilant in Pittsfield
These rising numbers moved the city of Pittsfield back into the state’s red category, meaning that the city is classified as having a higher risk for COVID-19 transmission.
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics For Ages 5 to 11 Coming Up In Pittsfield
There are four more COVID-19 vaccine clinics for 5 to 11-year-old schoolchildren coming up over the next month or so in Pittsfield.
Ellume Issues “Serious” Recall Of 2 Million Plus Home COVID Tests
The medical technology manufacturer Ellume has recalled more than 2 million at-home COVID-19 tests due to a very high number of false positives.
Massachusetts Confirms Over 4,000 New COVID Cases, 6 New Deaths
This latest report increases the Commonwealth's number of confirmed cases to 808,601 since the beginning of the pandemic and the number of deaths to 18,719.
Nieves & Douglas In Court Today Facing Charges In Shooting Of Carnevale
This has been a long time of waiting for two of the suspects in the October Mountain shooting of Nick Carnevale to return to the courtroom Today 11-8 more than a year-and-a-half after the coronavirus pandemic abruptly ended their trial.
The Berkshires Has Many Convenient COVID-19 Vaccine Opportunities
Amid ongoing COVID-19 vaccine reluctance by some, the push is on to get shots in the arms of those who have not yet been vaccinated. Many local pharmacies are giving out the vaccine by appointment, but there are other places to get the vaccine. In fact, it's pretty co...
Officials Report More Than 2,100 New COVID Cases In MA Schools
According to the latest data from the DESE, there were 2,154 new coronavirus cases among students and staff at Massachusetts schools in the last week.