CBS4's Karli Barnett spoke with Debbi Hixon, a Broward School Board member.
Study: Mixing Vaccines Could Offer Better ProtectionA new British study showed that mixing vaccines showed a better boost in immunity.
Omicron Variant Detected In FloridaThe COVID-19 Omicron variant has officially arrived in Florida. The first case was detected at James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa.
New York City Mayor Declared Pre-Emptive Strike Against Winter Surge Of CoronavirusLaura Podesta reports anyone who works in New York City will have to be vaccinated before the new year.
Biden Administration Implementing New Travel Rules To Help Combat Spread Of Omicron VariantEveryone aged 2 and up will need a negative COVID test at least 24 hours prior to takeoff.
Biden Administration Enacts New Travel Restrictions To Combat Spread Of Omicron VariantSkyler Henry reports the Omicron variant is now starting to take hold in the states.
Omicron Has Flyers Facing New ChallengesCBS4’s Lilia Luciano has the story.
South Miami Police Chief Rene Landa Alarmed By New Report About Covid-19 And OfficersSouth Miami Police Chief Rene Landa says he is alarmed and troubled by a new published report about how many officers have died as a result of the coronavirus.
New Case Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant As President Biden Works To Slow SpreadThe U.S. now has two confirmed cases of the Omicron variant. The latest person is a Minnesota man who recently traveled to New York City for an anime convention, who was vaccinated and received a booster. He developed mild symptoms on Nov. 22<sup>, </sup>tested positive on Nov. 24, and reportedly no longer has symptoms.
Gov. DeSantis Blasts President Biden On Latest COVID MeasuresFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis said Florida would be working on circumventing President Biden's new measures.
Experts: The Most Important Thing You Can Do Is Get VaccinatedCBS4's Ted Scouten on the latest travel requirements in light of the new coronavirus variant.
Biden Administration Taking Action On Omicron VariantDebra Alfarone reports President Biden is set to visit the National Institutes of Health this afternoon, where he will deliver remarks on actions his administration plans to take to tackle the Omicron variant.
First Case Of The Omicron Variant Detected In USLaura Podesta reports the White House is making moves to fight the virus as the winter surge approaches.
Dr. Aileen Marty Speaks With CBS4 To Discuss Omicron VariantFIU's infection disease expert Dr. Aileen Marty talks about the Omicron variant and where it came from.
South Florida Health Officials Prepare For Coronavirus Omicron VariantHealth Officials in South Florida are searching for the Omicron Variant right at home. While it has yet to be detected, experts say it's only a matter of time.
WEB EXTRA: CDC Director: 'We Don't Know Everything We Need To Know Yet About The Omicron Variant,' Urges VaccinationCDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky: "We don't know everything we need to know yet about the Omicron variant, but we know that vaccination is a safe and effective way to protect yourself from severe illness and complications from all known SARS-CoV-2 variants to date."
Findings Show Omicron Variant Spread Earlier Than First BelievedModerna's CEO also warns that vaccines are less effective against the omicron variant.
FDA Advisers Endorse Merck's COVID Antiviral Drug In Narrow VoteA panel of the Food and Drug Administration's outside drug advisers voted narrowly Tuesday to back allowing Ridgeback Biotherapeutics and Merck's antiviral pills to be prescribed for COVID-19, following an hours-long meeting mulling the benefits and risks of molnupiravir to treat the disease in high-risk adults.
CDC Recommends All Adults Get Booster Shot As Concern Over Omicron Variant GrowsNaomi Ruchim reports it will take a few more weeks before we know if the current vaccines protect against it.
Local Experts Weigh In On Omicron COVID VariantCBS4's Karli Barnett reports medical experts say now, more than ever, you should get your COVID vaccine or booster.
New COVID Variant Prompts US To Ban Travel To 8 African CountriesCBS4's Ashley Dyer shares what President Joe Biden had to say about the new variant.
US Travel Restrictions Begin Monday For South AfricaLaura Podesta reports the CDC and the Biden administration are preparing for the arrival of the omicron variant on our shores.
Travel Restricted From Southern Africa, Dow Drops 905 Points Over New COVID Variant ConcernsCBS4's Jessica Vallejo reports concerns of a new COVID-19 variant circulating in the region.
Travel Restricted From Southern Africa, Dow Drops 905 Points Over New COVID Variant ConcernsCBS4's Jessica Vallejo reports on the Biden administration restricting travel from eight countries in southern Africa over concerns of a new COVID-19 variant circulating in the region.
UK Has Banned Travel From Certain African Countries Because Of New COVID VariantCBS4’s Karli Barnett reports there’s also concern the Thanksgiving holiday will cause a spike in COVID cases.