CBS4's Ramy Inocencio reports it could be a bigger threat than the initial coronavirus that originated in China.
Delta Variant Rapidly Turning America's Attention Back On PandemicCBS4's Michael George reports the Biden administration is considering a third vaccine shot for at-risk Americans.
Coronavirus Expert On Spike In CasesInterview with Dr. Mary Jo Trepka, Epidemiology Department Chair at FIU. She talked about the new coronavirus surge.
Alarming COVID Positivity Rates For South FloridaSouth Florida is seening alarming positivity rates for the coronavirus.
Face Masks For Florida Students Draws National AttentionAs the Broward school system strongly recommends that students wear face masks when school resumes next month, the issue is drawing national attention in part because of an exchange on Thursday that involved Florida’s Governor and the White House Press Secretary.
More Hospitals Limit Visitations Following COVID SurgeMore South Florida hospitals have started limiting their visitation hours following a surge in coronavirus cases.
COVID Concerns RIse Along With The Number Of CasesPfizer announced Friday that the Biden administration has purchased 200 million more doses of its COVID-19 vaccine. It comes amid growing concern over the impact of vaccine hesitancy; in 16 states less than half the population has received one dose. Skyler Henry reports from the White House.
WEB EXTRA: CDC Director On Mask Guidelines For Fully Vaccinated PeopleCDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky was asked if the CDC is considering changing its mask guidance for vaccinated people as cases of the Delta variant increase. Thursday (7/22), Dr. Walensky said: "We are always looking at the data as the data come in." She added: "You may choose to add an extra layer of protection by putting on your mask, and that’s a very individual choice."
WEB EXTRA: CDC Director Says Delta Variant 'is One Of The Most Infectious Respiratory Viruses We Know Of'CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky says the Delta variant “is one of the most infectious respiratory viruses we know of and that I have seen in my 20-year career.” Thursday (7/22), Dr. Walensky urged people to get vaccinated and said, "take precautions until you do."
Gov. DeSantis Vows To Fight School Mask MandatesGov. Ron DeSantis doubled down Thursday on his opposition to mask mandates for public-school students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Video Shows COVID Ward At Jackson Memorial HospitalCBS4 has obtained new video from inside the COVID ward at Jackson Memorial Hospital where a nurse manager says she is concerned by the recent surge in cases and the Delta Variant.
Broward Health Changes Visitor PolicyBroward Health announced Wednesday they will begin limiting the number of visitors entering its hospitals to protect caregivers and patients from the possible spread of COVID-19.
Congressional Republicans Combat Vaccine HesitancyWith COVID-19 infections rising, congressional Republicans are now speaking out and combating vaccine hesitancy.
US Sen. Marco Rubio: 'Everyone Should Be Vaccinated'As COVID-19 cases rise in all 50 states, especially Florida, Senator Marco Rubio told "CBS This Morning" there is no reason why Americans shouldn't be getting vaccinated.
South Florida Nurses Stressed Over Recent COVID SurgeNurses in Miami-Dade and Broward are speaking out about their stress amid the recent surge in Coronavirus cases and the need for more people to get vaccinated.
COVID Cases Surge In South FloridaCases of COVID-19 are surging in South Florida. Officials urge those unvaccinated to get vaccinated.
COVID Cases Surging In South FloridaSouth Florida hospitals are reporting a surge in COViD cases. Officials urge those who are not vaccinated to get the vaccine.
FIU's Dr. Aileen Marty Applauds New Face Mask Recommendation For SchoolsA prominent South Florida health expert is applauding a new recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics that says all children over the age of 2 should wear face masks when going back to school.
Prominent Local Health Expert applauds New Face Mask Recommendation For SchoolsA prominent South Florida health expert is applauding a new recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics that says all children over the age of 2 should wear face masks when going back to school.
Coronavirus Cases Surge In South FloridaGrowing number of coronavirus cases surge across South Florida.
Jackson Health System Upgrades COVID-19 Threat Level To 'High', Limits Visitation AgainCOVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are up across South Florida, leading Jackson Health System to upgrade its COVID threat level to ‘high’ at most of its facilities.
Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz Blames Gov. DeSantis For State's COVID-19 SurgeFlorida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz appeared on CNN expressing her discontent with how Governor Ron DeSantis has handled the coronavirus pandemic and feels he is to blame for the current surge of cases in the state and for the vaccine hesitancy.
Jackson Health System Increases COVID-19 Threat Level To 'High', Changes Visitation PolicyCOVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are up across South Florida, leading Jackson Health System to upgrade its COVID threat level to ‘high’ at most of its facilities.
South Florida's Food For The Poor Helps In Getting COVID-19 Vaccines To HaitiA shipment of 500,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine has finally arrived in Haiti which was donated by the United States. A key part of their vaccine program was provided by the U.S. Southern Command and South Florida’s Food for the Poor.
Jackson Health System Upgrades COVID-19 Threat Level To 'High', Changes Visitation PolicyCOVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are up across South Florida, leading Jackson Health System to upgrade its COVID threat level to ‘high’ at most of its facilities.