Johnson & Johnson's Single-Dose Vaccine Is Effective Against Covid-19, FDA SaysJohnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine protects against COVID-19, according to an analysis by U.S. regulators Wednesday. The analysis sets the stage for a final decision on a new and easier-to-use shot to help tame the pandemic.
Florida Tops 30,000 Resident Deaths From COVID-19In a pair of grim milestones, Florida on Monday exceeded 30,000 resident deaths from COVID-19, while deaths nationally topped 500,000.
Florida College Student Tests Positive For UK COVID VariantA University of Central Florida student has tested positive for the U.K. variant of the coronavirus which is thought to be more easily transmissible.
Fired Florida COVID-19 Data Scientist Rebekah Jones Drops Suit Against FDLEFlorida's former COVID-19 data scientist Rebekah Jones has dismissed her lawsuit against the Florida Department of Law Enforcement over an armed raid on her home.
Audit Requested After COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Spoiled In Palm Beach CountyThe Florida Department of Health on Wednesday requested an audit after more than 1,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses were spoiled in Palm Beach County.
'It's A Literal Race Against The Virus': Carbon Health's Dr. Caesar Djavaherian On COVID-19 Vaccine DistributionThe co-founder of Carbon Health discusses the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and how his company's technology is expediating process in California.
FEMA Asks Pentagon To Ready Thousands Of Troops To Support Vaccine PushThe Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has asked the Pentagon to ready as many as 10,000 troops to support 100 COVID-19 vaccination sites nationwide, with the goal of administering 450,000 vaccinations a day.
COVID-19 Protections Sought For 'Essential,' Front-Line Employees In FloridaAs the Republican-led Florida Legislature moves quickly to provide broad COVID-19 liability limits for businesses, some lawmakers say additional protections should be provided for “essential” and front-line employees showing up for work.
Push To Vaccinate As COVID Variants Spreading Rapidly Throughout South FloridaThe push is on to get more people vaccinated more quickly in South Florida, where the UK mutant coronavirus strain is spreading rapidly, according to health officials.
University Of Florida Researchers Find Two Drug Combo Shows Dramatic Results In COVID-19 PatientsResearchers at University of Florida Health found that by combining an anti-inflammatory drug with an antiviral drug they were able to accelerate improvement and reduce recovery time in COVID-19 patients.
Broward Schools Chief Robert Runcie: 'Arbitrator's Ruling A Win For Our Students;' Decision Gets Union's BlessingAn arbitrator has ruled Broward schools can require teachers to return to their classrooms during the pandemic.
Business COVID Protections Backed In Florida SenateA proposal that would give Florida businesses that “substantially” comply with public-health guidelines broad protection from coronavirus-related lawsuits filed by customers and employees has been approved by the state's Senate Judiciary Committee.
Monoclonal Antibody Therapy For COVID-19 Now Offered At Memorial Hospital PembrokeWhen former President Donald Trump was diagnosed with COVID-19, his doctors treated him with monoclonal antibody therapy.
Florida Tops 25,000 COVID-19 Resident DeathsMore than 25,000 Florida residents have died since the COVID-19 pandemic hit early last year, according to numbers released Friday by the state Department of Health.
UM Conducts Study On Impact Of High-Blood Pressure Medications On COVID PatientsAs Floridians flock to COVID vaccine sites in the rush to get vaccinated, many who are dealing with high blood pressure have questions about their medications and how these might impact their recovery from COVID.