Florida Nursing Home Residents May Need A Coronavirus Vaccine Booster ShotA federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released Wednesday shows the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines have become less effective in keeping nursing-home residents safe as the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus has spread and that booster shots might be needed.
Jackson North’s Chief Medical Officer Not Surprised At Booster Shots RecommendationBut the vaccine struggle continues in South Florida as officials are still trying to get folks their first vaccine dose.
White House COVID-19 Response Team Unveils Plans For Booster Shots Program“The time to lay out a plan for COVID-19 boosters is now,” said U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy.
COVID Q&A: Top South Florida Pediatricians Discuss Coronavirus & KidsThe director of the National Institutes of Health recently said he is worried about the number of pediatric COVID cases, noting at least 400 children in the U.S. have died from the virus.
Baptist Health, Memorial Healthcare To Require All Employees Be Vaccinated Against COVIDWith COVID surging in South Florida, Baptist Health and Memorial Healthcare are now instituting COVID vaccine mandates.
Feds Endorse COVID-19 Vaccines For Pregnant Women, 'Did Not Increase Risks' According to FIU's Dr. Aileen MartyFederal health officials are endorsing COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women.
COVID Q&A: What Makes mRNA Vaccines Different?In an effort to get a better understanding, CBS4 invited three top South Florida doctors for a Q&A session on COVID-19 misconceptions.
Florida Sets Another Single-Day Record For New COVID CasesFlorida’s COVID hospitalizations have also broken daily records for 11 days straight. More than 15,000 admissions on Wednesday.
Can An Employer Mandate A COVID Vaccine?As the delta variant rages, private businesses are tightening up on employees. Many are now asking for a vaccination as a requirement for employment.
‘Coming Here In Droves’: Broward Health Facing Double Surge Of PatientsThe chief medical officer for Broward Health said his four hospitals are facing a double surge of patients and that has been particularly challenging.
Doctor Warns ‘Death Rate Will Be Going Up’ As Florida Continues Feeling Impacts Of COVID Summer SurgeFlorida continues to be the epicenter of the COVID-19 surge.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Objects To COVID Vaccine Mandates At HospitalsDeSantis would not say Thursday whether he would ban hospitals from requiring staff to get vaccinated but made clear he’s not a fan of the idea.
Don’t Know How To Talk To Vaccine-Hesitant Friends & Family? Professor Shares Tips On Navigating ConversationDr. Weylin Sternglanz is an associate professor at Nova Southeastern University, who works in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience.
‘Get The Shot Today': Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Urging Vaccinations As Florida COVID Cases SkyrocketFlorida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried says more effort needs to be made to stop the spread of COVID.
‘The Ugly Truth For Us’: 4th Wave Of Cases Has Jackson Memorial’s COVID Floor Packed With Unvaccinated PatientsDr. David De La Zerda, the lead ICU physician at Jackson, is concerned about the growing number of unvaccinated patients being treated for COVID.