FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Booster Shots For Children Ages 5 To 11A booster dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 has received emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration as long as it's administered at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series.
Health Experts Urging People Eligible For 4th COVID Shot To Do So Ahead Of Potential Summer SurgeCBS4's Joan Murray reports health experts believe this version of the virus could be different than the rest.
Biden Administration Has New Plans For Pfizer’s Antiviral Drug Paxlovid To Treat COVID-19The White House is taking steps to make a pill for treating COVID available to millions more Americans. Wendy Gillette reports on the Biden Administration’s new plans for Pfizer’s antiviral drug Paxlovid.
Wastewater Samples Show Increase In South Florida COVID-19 CasesBased on the data, the COVID concentration from wastewater is between 4 and 7 days ahead of seeing rising cases in the community.
Wastewater Shows Uptick In COVID CasesWastewater samples show uptick in coronavirus cases in South Florida.
Florida COVID Cases Increase; Federal Mask Mandate ExtendedFlorida is reporting a rise in COVID cases in the state and the Biden administration has extended the federal mask mandate until at least May 2nd.
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz Tests Positive For COVID-19South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has tested positive for the coronavirus.
COVID-19 Deaths On The DeclineWorld Health Organization says global cases and deaths are declining.
COVID Hospitalizations In U.S. Reaches Record LowCOVID-19 hospitalization numbers have decreased to their lowest levels since the early days of the pandemic.
Dr. Aileen Marty: COVID No Longer A 'Public Health Emergency'CBS4's Karli Barnett reports on President Joe Biden's COVID address and how a local expert believes it is not the imminent threat it once was.
CDC Lifts COVID-19 Risk Advisory For Cruise TravelDropping the risk warning is a relief for a sector that has instituted some of the travel industry's strictest COVID-19 precautions.
President Biden Touts His Administration's New One-Stop Online Resource To Deal With Risks Of COVIDCBS4's Debra Alfarone reports from the White House where the President rolled up his sleeve Wednesday afternoon.
FDA Authorizes Second Booster ShotMore than 34 million Americans age 50 and older could soon be eligible to receive another booster shot, after the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it had authorized a new round of the Moderna or Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for those who want them.
CDC Predicts 50 Percent Drop In COVID DeathsThe Centers for Disease Control predict a 50 percent drop in COVID deaths.
Moderna: Vaccine Effective For KidsModerna said vaccine is effectivefor children under 6 years old.
Miami-Dade Police Officer Frank Sangineto Survies COVID ComplicationsA miracle is what family and friends are calling it Tuesday, as a Miami-Dade police officer is going home after surviving a double lung and kidney transplant from complications due to COVID.
Concern Grows Over New Omicron SubvariantCBS4 has learned there has been a dramatic drop in the number of COVID patients at South Florida hospitals, but health experts are still concerned about the spread of the new Omicron Subvariant BA.2.
New COVID Variants SpreadsChina is facing a new outbreak of the coronavirus.
New Study Shows 3 Doses Of COVID Vaccine Most EffectiveA new study says 3 doses of the coronavirus vaccine are most effective against the Omicron variant.

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Report: South Florida Counties Have High COVID Levels, Despite CDC NumbersMiami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties have high COVID-19 community levels, despite the most recent data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control showing the region having medium levels, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported Saturday.
COVID-19 Testing Site FinderNeed a COVID-19 test? Here are the links for Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe Counties.
Florida Tops 60,000 New COVID-19 CasesFlorida saw a jump in COVID-19 cases last week, while reported deaths of Florida residents during the pandemic climbed to more than 74,300.
Rising COVID Cases Prompt New Visitation Rules At JMHJackson Memorial Chief Medical Officer Dr. Hany Atallah tells CBS4 that as COVID cases go up, they have to adjust visitation rules.
FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Booster Shots For Children Ages 5 To 11A booster dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 has received emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration.
Potential Summer Surge Has Health Experts Urging Vulnerable People To Get 2nd COVID BoosterCarolyn Falana is triple vaccinated. But after dealing with COVID for two years, she's not sure she wants a second booster – a fourth shot.
Florida Tops 74,000 COVID-19 DeathsFlorida has exceeded 74,000 resident deaths from COVID-19, while newly reported cases steadily climb, according to data released Friday by the state Department of Health.
Americans Expected To Spend Record Amount For Mother's Day This YearMother's Day is on Sunday and approximately 84% of adults in the United States will celebrate, according to a survey from the National Retail Federation. This year, gifts for mom will cost you more.
'The Color Of Care' Exposes Racial Inequities In Healthcare SystemThe COVID-19 pandemic brought racial inequities in our healthcare system to the forefront. Now, a new documentary "The Color of Care," which is executive produced by Oprah Winfrey, exposes those disparities.
Wastewater Samples Show Increase In South Florida COVID-19 CasesMiami-Dade County is closely monitoring a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases.
Got A Cough? Wondering If You Can Use An Expired At-Home COVID-19 Test?COVID-19 tests, better known as home tests, have become more common in households across the country as supplies have increased. These tests are designed to give you results in less than 30 minutes from the comfort of your own home.
Florida, Other States Scale Back COVID-19 Data Reporting, Could Hurt Identifying, Combatting New OutbreaksSome states are scaling back on the reporting COVID-19 data which experts worry could stall efforts to delay outbreaks.
Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava: County's 7-Day COVID Positivity Rate At 10 PercentMiami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava took to Twitter on Friday afternoon to say that the county's COVID seven-day positivity rate is now at 10 percent.
Some South Florida Travelers Happy To Take Masks Off After National Mandate Voided: ‘Makes You Feel Better’On Monday a federal judge in Tampa voided a national mask mandate covering airplanes and other public transportation.
COVID Cases For Kids Up For First Time In 12 WeeksMore than 33,000 kids tested positive for the week ending April 14, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
South Florida Travelers Mixed On Ditching Federal Mask Mandate On Planes, TransportationOn Monday a federal judge in Tampa voided a national mask mandate covering airplanes and other public transportation.
TSA Won't Enforce Mask Policy Anymore After Florida Judge Voids US Mandate For TravelA federal judge in Florida has voided the national mask mandate covering airplanes and other public transportation as exceeding the authority of U.S. health officials.
Virtual Reality Experience Helping Healthcare Workers Suffering From Pandemic BurnoutApril is recognized as Stress Awareness Month and we all know the high stress healthcare workers have endured the past two years during the pandemic. Now research shows virtual reality can help in a real way.
CDC To Extend Federal Transportation Mask MandateA federal requirement to wear face masks on airlines and public transportation will be extended for another two weeks by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as early as Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the Biden administration's plans who was authorized to speak about them.
FDA’s Vaccine Chief: At Least Three Factors Could Contribute To Another Major COVID Wave This Fall & WinterThe CDC is no longer predicting new COVID-19 hospitalizations will continue their decline in the coming weeks, but the agency still expects COVID deaths to continue to fall.