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FL’s 2021 legislative session: A smelly storm of Bad Ideas

It’s that time of year, dear readers, when the Florida Legislature gets ready to descend upon Tallahassee like a flock of incontinent pigeons.The 2021...

Troubling new COVID mutation is now in 2/3 of states; FL...

The new COVID strain that emerged in the United Kingdom is now showing up in two two thirds of the states across the country,...

COVID cases related to FL K-12 schools have surpassed the 50,000...

COVID-19 cases related to Florida's public and private K-12 schools have surpassed the 50,000 mark during the pandemic, with at least 55,453 infections since...

Biden pledges massive vaccine uptick as states struggle with confusion over...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Friday sketched out his proposal for overhauling the country’s slow and uneven effort to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, pledging...

Feds tell states to give COVID vaccine to those 65 and...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday directed state officials to expand who is getting vaccinated for COVID-19, and announced that all available doses...

On the last day of 2020, Floridians can see a statistical...

The Florida Department of Health on Thursday —  New Year's Eve — reported a staggering 1,323,315 COVID-19 infections and 21,673 Florida resident deaths, jarring...

U.S. Rep. Posey blasts Facebook for discouraging anti-vaccine content

WASHINGTON — Florida Republican Rep. Bill Posey cautioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday against policing anti-vaccine content on the social media platform. Zuckerberg was...

Facing mounting deaths and rising cases, Florida’s hepatitis A crisis is...

Florida has a hepatitis A crisis.More Floridians have died from the highly infectious liver disease than any other state in the nation, except Kentucky,...

Hepatitis A cases continue to rise in Florida

Despite a declaration of a public health emergency last month, Florida continues to see a rise in Hepatitis A cases.Since Aug. 1, when Florida...

Public health emergency declared over Florida’s Hepatitis A outbreak

With Hepatitis A cases nearly quadrupling in the first seven months of this year compared to last year, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees has...

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