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Cruise lines ease cancellation policies amid coronavirus fears; VP Pence expected in FL for...

Cruise lines began softening their cancellation policies this week, reflecting consumer concerns about the global spread of coronavirus and a few, high-profile reports of...

Coronavirus: Fourth FL case confirmed while state waits on supply of testing kits

The number of confirmed infections with coronavirus was unchanged in Florida Friday, as compared to the day before, while the number of sick people...

Statewide alert: FL nursing homes limit visits; suggest text, Facetime, Skype; suspend large group...

With mounting fears over coronavirus’ threat to senior communities – including deaths at a Seattle-area nursing home -- Florida nursing homes are under a...

Gov. DeSantis on coronavirus: We need more testing kits ASAP

Florida does not have enough testing kits to test patients for coronavirus and is asking the federal government for them, Gov. Ron DeSantis said...

Public health monitoring ramps up; efforts to get coronavirus testing info by phone are...

Three days ago, 184 people in Florida were listed as undergoing public health monitoring for signs of COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the...

Here’s how some Florida hospitals are preparing for a global epidemic — the coronavirus

At Cleveland Clinic Florida, health care providers are practicing drills, performing exercises on mock patients and using protective garb – preparations for a potential...

Another young woman in Florida has tested positive for coronavirus

Florida has reported a third case of coronavirus infection, this one in Hillsborough County, site of one of the two previously confirmed cases.The “presumptive...

Amid virus fears, U.S. airlines shrink flights, waive change fees

The three largest airlines in the United States are waiving flight-change policies on certain international flights because of COVID-19, caused by the 2019 novel...

Nursing home outbreak spotlights coronavirus risk in elder care facilities

An outbreak of coronavirus disease in a nursing home near Seattle is prompting urgent calls for precautionary tactics at America’s elder care facilities, where...

Florida will expand testing of deadly coronavirus; Gov. DeSantis anticipates more cases

Florida authorities say they are widely expanding testing of the deadly coronavirus after state health officials reported two cases over the weekend in west-central...

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