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By adamg - 6/23/22 - 11:50 pm

The state Department of Public Health today reported six more cases of the viral disease, bringing the state's total number of cases to 13 since it reported the year's first case on May 18. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/22 - 1:33 pm

In a recent paper in the New England Journal of Medicine, several doctors at the hospital collaborated to describe the US's first monkeypox case this year, how they diagnosed it, and the way the hospital and the state mobilized to respond to it (note: The report has several photos of the unnamed patient's sores). Read more.

By adamg - 6/14/22 - 11:29 pm

The state Department of Public Health announced the state's fourth case of monkeypox, a virus related to, if less deadly than, smallpox: Read more.

By adamg - 6/12/22 - 9:54 pm

The state Department of Public Health reported today it's confirmed two more cases of monkeypox, in two men "who had close contact with one another." Read more.

By adamg - 5/18/22 - 11:11 pm
Deer Island numbers going up

Latest Covid-19 viral counts from the northern half of the MWRA sewer district. Source.

The Boston Public Health Commission reports the Covid-19 test positivity rate across Boston is now 11.5%. Statewide, the seven-day average rate is 9.13%, the state Department of Public Health reports. Read more.

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