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Interview With Dr. Bernard Ashby On Monoclonal Antibody TreatmentDr. Bernard Ashby, with the Committee to Protect Health Care, talks about the 'ineffective'' monoclonal antibody treatment to treat the Omicron variant.
Gov. Ron DeSantis In Miami To Blast Federal Decision To Shut Down Monoclonal SitesGov. Ron DeSantis blasted the federal decision to close monoclonal sites in Florida during a stop in Miami on Wednesday.
Research Shows COVID-19 Vaccines Do Not Affect Fertility OutcomesCBS4's Danya Bacchus reports on a new study that not getting the COVID-19 vaccine now could negatively affect fertility in men.
Gov. DeSantis On FDA's Decision To Revoke Emergency Use Of Certain Mononclonal Antibody TreatmentsFlorida is shutting down its monoclonal antibody treatment sites after the Food and Drug Administration moved to revoke emergency authorization for treatments made by Eli Lilly (bamlanivimab and etesevimab, administered together) and Regeneron (REGEN-COV, or casirivimab and imdevimab), because data showed they are "highly unlikely to be active against the Omicron variant."
Pfizer And BioNtech Begin Clinical Trial For Omicron-Specific COVID-19 VaccinePfizer and BioNTech have started a clinical trial for their Omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine.
Florida’s Monoclonal Antibody Sites Closed Until Further NoticeThe FDA withdrew emergency use authorization for monoclonal antibody treatment as well as for Regeneron because apparently neither one is effective against Omicron cases.
First Free N95s Arrive At US PharmaciesThe Biden administration announced a week ago that 400 million masks were being shipped to pharmacies and community health centers nationwide to help combat Omicron.
U.S. Begins Requiring Foreign Visitors To Be Fully Vaccinated To Cross Borders From Mexico, CanadaCBS News correspondent Michael George reports from New York.
Significant Drop In Florida COVID Cases After Omicron Hits PeakCBS4's Ashley Dyer spoke with University of Miami Rheumatologist Dr. Geeta Nayyar.
Omicron Continues Its Rapid Spread Across AmericaMichael George reports it is especially impacting the unvaccinated in all age groups.
CDC: One In Four COVID Tests Come Back PositiveBradley Blackburn reports while masks provide protection, they continue to spark controversy just about everywhere.
High Level Of COVID-19 Transmissions Reported Across USCOVID cases continue to surge across the US.
Could Omicron Finally Get Us Out Of The Pandemic?As Britt Conway reports, don't hold your breath.
A Look At How To Order Your Free Rapid At-Home COVID-19 Tests From The Federal GovernmentCBS4's Joan Murray has more.
Biden Administration Takes New Steps In Battle Agains CoronavirusThe Biden administration is making millions of masks and free tests in battle against coronavirus.
Miami-Dade Seeing COVID Rates 5 Times Higher Than Summer Delta SurgeOmicron has become the dominant variant across the country and in South Florida. The CDC says omicron was responsible for 99% of the new COVID cases in the last week.
CDC: Omicron Variant Responsible For 99% Of New COVID Cases Last WeekBrooke Shafer reports while symptoms of this variant are generally less severe, it is spreading more rapidly.
More Than A Million Americans Tested Positive For COVID On TuesdayLaura Podesta reports Americans can now have home tests delivered right to their door for free, and will soon be able to get free high quality masks as well.
50K To 300K COVID Deaths Projected Before Latest Surge WanesCBS4's Karli Barnett spoke with Dr. Mary Jo Trepka, an infectious disease specialist at Florida International University.
Modelers Predict As Many As 300,000 More Americans Could Die By Time Omicron-Driven Surge SubsidesCBS4's Karli Barnett spoke with Dr. Mary Jo Trepka, an infectious disease specialist at Florida International University.
Three New Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Sites Open In South FloridaThe treatment is not a substitute for vaccination.
Omicron Cases Drop In Some AreasThere are signs of hope in some areas as Omicron continues to surge.
COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Soaring NationwideLaura Podesta reports that health experts are warning that more variants - and more outbreaks - are likely to follow omicron.
Florida Opening New Monoclonal Antibody Treatment SitesFlorida will open five additional monoclonal antibody treatment sites, three of which will be in South Florida.