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Massachusetts General Hospital Enters Agreement with U.S. Attorney’s Office to Better Ensure Equal Access for Individuals with Disabilities

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US DOJ Boston reports Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Attorney’s Office entered an agreement today, under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), to resolve allegations that MGH denied a patient with cystic fibrosis eligibility for a lung transplant because he was being treated with a prescription medication for opioid use disorder (OUD). At the time…
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Boston Bombings – City Produces Award Winning Marathon Documentary

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports Our seven-minute documentary about the creation of markers at the Boston Marathon bombing sites has now received award recognition. It’s hard to pin down one favorite video among the many we’ve created. Just in the past few months, our Digital storytelling team has been hard at work highlighting the myriad of efforts happening across Boston as the City…
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Harvard University Strategic Scientist Professor Charged with Tax Offenses related to Wuhan China University of Technology

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US DOJ Boston reports Dr. Charles Lieber was previously indicted on charges of making false statements to federal authorities regarding his participation in China’s Thousand Talents Program. BOSTON – The former Chair of Harvard University’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department was charged today in a superseding indictment with tax offenses for failing to report income he received from Wuhan…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – PFIZER AND BIONTECH ARE MOVING WITH SAFETY AND SPEED TO DEVELOP A POTENTIAL COVID-19 VACCINE

Boston Strong news - Cambridge, MA: Pfizer Inc. reports - Cambridge MA Pfizer site functions: Pharmaceutical and Biotherapeutic/Biologics Research, Drug Metabolism, Biotechnology Units, Development and Medical, Support Functions. PFIZER AND BIONTECH CHOOSE LEAD MRNA VACCINE CANDIDATE AGAINST COVID-19 AND COMMENCE PIVOTAL PHASE 2/3 GLOBAL STUDY. Pfizer Inc. reports Monday, July 27, 2020 - 05:15pm. Companies advance nucleoside-modified messenger RNA (modRNA) candidate BNT162b2, which encodes an…
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Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Death Sentence Overturned

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: The First Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's death sentence due to the court's failure to adequately screen jurors for potential biases. He remains for life in jail where he cannot hurt anyone.
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Coronavirus Pandemic – SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19 Breathalyzer Developed

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Northeastern University News Benjamin Bertsch and Adam Fischer report A breathalyzer created by engineering professor Nian Sun could dramatically reduce the time it takes to test for SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Once approved by the FDA, the device could be a “game-changer” in the fight against the virus, Sun says. Watch News Video -
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Schools to Reopen as COVID-19 Disease Continues to Spread in Boston. 13,924 CASES; 10,007 RECOVERED; 723 DEATHS. MLB Delayed Season Opener Plays Ball at Empty Stadium

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports Watch City of Boston MA Media Briefing. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh holds a press conference on Covid 19 July 23, 2020 at Boston City Hall. (Mayor's Office Photo by Isabel Leon)
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