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Baystate doctor discusses possible COVID-19 vaccine booster for some immunocompromised people

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The FDA is expected to authorize emergency use of a COVID-19 booster shot for those with a weakened immune system. Read more

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Mass. General doctor discusses possibility of third dose of Pfizer vaccine

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A third dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine may soon be available. The company said promising new data shows the booster could be most effective against emerging strains of the virus, such as the delta variant. Read more

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Baystate Health requiring all employees to receive COVID-19 vaccine

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Baystate Health announced they will require all employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Read more

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City hosting "Shot for Shot" basketball tournament, vaccine clinic

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Springfield city officials are continuing their push to defeat the COVID-19 virus encouraging vaccinations for everyone with a Shot for Shot basketball tournament Saturday. Read more

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Senior care company to mandate vaccines for workers

(AP) -- A Massachusetts senior care company has announced that it will require workers at all of its facilities to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, one of the first in the state to make the move. Read more

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Vax Bus mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic rolling out across Mass. communities

Mobile vaccine clinics are being held in 23 Massachusetts communities as part of the Vax Bus Tour. Read more

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Vax Bus mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic rolling out across Mass. communities

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Western Mass News is your Vaccine Authority. A new vaccination effort is rolling out across the state. Read more