• Mass. Residents Age 55+ and Those With One Medical Condition Become Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

    8 days ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    As of Monday, April 5 th , residents 55+ and residents with one certain medical condition are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at any of the Commonwealth's over 300 vaccination locations, including 269 pharmacy locations. With this group, more than 1 million additional residents are eligible for vaccine in the Commonwealth.
    Another change as of April 5th is that Massachusetts adopted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amended list of medical conditions that are linked to an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 .
    The Baker Administration also announced that the...
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  • COVID-19 patient receives lung transplant from living donors

    8 days ago - By ABC News

    Doctors in Japan say they have successfully performed the world's first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a patient with severe lung damage from COVID-19
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