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With a one-page form, doctors can approve vaccines for people ‘extremely vulnerable to COVID-19’

In an expansion of who gets to be vaccinated in Florida, the DeSantis administration will allow doctors, using a brief one-page form, to authorize...

Lives lost from COVID-19; Florida and U.S. flags at half-staff Wednesday

Flags are flying half-staff Wednesday in Florida, in remembrance of lives lost from COVID-19.Thus far, 31,135 Florida residents, and 561 non-residents, have died in...

Biden urges states to speed up COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is urging states to prioritize teachers for COVID-19 vaccines, setting a goal of ensuring that every pre-kindergarten through 12th...

In the battle against COVID variants, FL has become a troubling anomaly

Last year, not many people knew much about the coronavirus, let alone that it would mutate. But by now, variants of the virus causing...

DeSantis paints a positive picture of FL, and a scary one too, as 2021...

Gov. Ron DeSantis gave two starkly different views of Florida during his State of the State speech on Tuesday, one part scary and the...
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FL Legislature convenes; aside from pandemic, unrest, and climate damage, lawmakers’ minds will be...

The Florida Legislature convenes today for a two-month-long session expected to be loaded with campaign-style theatrics ahead of 2022 elections and partisan debate over...

The South African COVID-19 variant has arrived in Florida, CDC reports

Another new, more contagious COVID-19 variant — one first identified in South Africa — is now in Florida, according to the U.S. Centers for...

OK of J&J vaccine will mean COVID shots for police, firefighters, and school personnel...

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced plans Monday to extend COVID vaccinations to police, firefighters, and public-school teachers aged 50 and above once the state receives...

One year with COVID: What happened, and why it’s too early to loosen up...

One year ago today — March 1, 2020 — Florida confirmed its first two cases of a novel coronavirus, which health officials would give...

Sprawling $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill passed by the U.S. House

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on a nearly party-line vote passed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package early Saturday, in a rush...

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