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Delta variant seeps into FL; health experts warn it could be more transmissible than...

A new coronavirus mutation -- the so-called Delta variant -- has seeped into Florida and dozens of other states, with federal officials saying it...

‘Tell the truth,’ Louisiana college president says of struggle to vaccinate returning students

WASHINGTON—Leaders in higher education from Florida and Louisiana on Thursday related how colleges coped with a rough year of online learning and vaccine distribution...

DeSantis, Cabinet approve pardons for people facing prosecution for defying COVID mask mandates

The Florida Cabinet’s GOP majority backed Gov. Ron DeSantis Wednesday in granting pardons to people facing criminal charges for failure to observe local mask-...

Some Floridians still skeptical about COVID vaccines because of side effects and other concerns

While the Biden administration is pushing to vaccinate Americans, Floridians who aren't fully vaccinated are concerned about potential side effects, misinformation about vaccines and...

Marjorie Taylor Greene in new attack on Fauci demands his salary be stripped

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia on Tuesday led a group of House Republicans calling for the firing of Dr. Anthony Fauci,...

COVID-19 vaccine rates are lowest among pregnant women from minority groups, CDC says

Black and Latina women who are pregnant have been getting vaccines against COVID-19 at a lower rate compared with other ethnic and racial groups...

AARP report: COVID-19 cases at Florida nursing homes have been on the rise

While COVID-19 infections have slowed, cases among residents at Florida's nursing homes have been increasing, with the rate of infections higher than the national...

What do face masks have to do with abortion rights? FL’s First District Court...

Abortion rights give women power to make decisions about their very lives and health. Mask mandates are public-health measures designed to curtail transmission of...

FL lags behind on President Biden’s vaccine goal for July 4th

President Joe Biden has been pushing hard to reach a goal of 70 percent of U.S. adults receiving at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot...

Troubled Maryland plant told to toss part of the J&J vaccine ingredient it manufactured

WASHINGTON — Federal health regulators have instructed Maryland’s Emergent BioSolutions to scrap some batches of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine substance manufactured at the...

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