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FDA Approves First COVID-19 Vaccine

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty (koe-mir’-na-tee), for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine also continues to be …

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COVID Booster Shots to Start in September

By Katie Lannan State House News Service The federal government plans to begin making COVID-19 booster shots available next month to adults who have already received both doses of a Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, an announcement Gov. Charlie Baker indicated came without advance guidance for states. Baker said plans for …

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Vaccines available this weekend at Seabra, Madeira Field, and Buttonwood Park, no appointment needed

New Bedford, Massachusetts–COVID-19 vaccination clinics are planned for this weekend in New Bedford. No appointment is needed at the walk-up clinics. All New Bedford residents receiving their first dose will receive a $20 Dunkin’ gift card. Pfizer vaccines will be given at the Seabra and Buttonwood Park locations. JNJ Vaccine …

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