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Eight new cases of monkeypox diagnosed in Mass. in past week, DPH says

Eight new cases of monkeypox diagnosed in Mass. in past week, DPH says

Eight new cases of monkeypox in adult males were identified within the past week, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said.The DPH said the total number of monkeypox cases in Massachusetts is now 21 since the first case in the United States was announced on May 18.The DPH said the eight cases announced Thursday were …

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Orphaned cygnets captured along Esplanade, brought to wildlife center

Orphaned cygnets captured along Esplanade, brought to wildlife center

Five young swans that were living along the Charles River Esplanade are being tested for bird flu after their parents showed symptoms of the infection and were euthanized. An animal control officer and firefighters captured the adult swans on Monday. They were taken to the city’s animal care facility, where officials identified “symptoms consistent with …

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Swans from Esplanade euthanized after exhibiting bird flu symptoms

Swans from Esplanade euthanized after exhibiting bird flu symptoms

Officials from Boston’s Parks & Recreation Department say two swans living along the Charles River Esplanade have been euthanized after exhibiting bird flu symptoms.The Animal Care & Control Division responded to the Esplanade on Monday after receiving multiple calls about two sick swans.With the help of Boston firefighters, Animal Control Officer Patti Jones captured the …

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Marcus Smart on sleepless nights, lessons learned, and how the Celtics can take the final step - The Boston Globe

Marcus Smart on sleepless nights, lessons learned, and how the Celtics can take the final step – The Boston Globe

He said he thinks about what might have been different if center Robert Williams hadn’t torn his meniscus in late March, an injury that left Williams hobbled throughout the postseason. He thinks about what might have been different if he hadn’t sprained his ankle in Game 3 of the conference finals against the Heat, an …

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These absent anti-vaxxers give Red Sox no shot in Toronto - The Boston Globe

These absent anti-vaxxers give Red Sox no shot in Toronto – The Boston Globe

That was the situation when the scalding-hot Sox arrived in Toronto. The Sox were without rookie outfielder Jarren Duran (four steals in five attempts) and bullpen stopper Tanner Houck, two young stars who have chosen “personal freedom” over helping the team. Both players have refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19, which makes them ineligible to …

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Here’s what you need to know about Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 - The Boston Globe

Here’s what you need to know about Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 – The Boston Globe

BA.4 and BA.5 are being detected in a rising number of cases across the United States, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The newcomers are swiftly elbowing out the Omicron subvariants BA.2 and BA.2.12.1. Researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard estimate that as of mid-June, about half of …

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Sorry, Celtics fans: Boston not hosting outdoor watch party for Game 3

Sorry, Celtics fans: Boston not hosting outdoor watch party for Game 3

Good morning Celtics fans and what better place to start our morning than *** place called bird park. Alright, so this is Francis William Bird park. But let’s affectionately call it Larry Bird Park today, we’re not coming to you from french lick indiana. This is Walpole massachusetts. But let’s talk about the concept of …

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