A 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.
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.
Florida To Open Additional Monoclonal Antibody Treatment SitesThree of the new sites will be in South Florida.
Moderna Working On Single Shot That Covers Both COVID & Flu However, Moderna isn't planning to have the vaccine ready until the fall of 2023.
CDC Recommends Schools Cancel High-Risk Activities Like Band & FootballSome experts call the guidance unreasonable.
Americans Losing Faith In President Biden's Handling Of COVID-19Natalie Brand reports the surge of new COVID cases brought on by Omicron continues to set new records.
When It Comes To Protecting Yourself, CDC Now Recommends You Use ‘The Most Protective Mask You Can’Michael George has the details.
Nearly 50,000 New Coronavirus Cases ReportedFlorida reports nearly 50,000 new coronavirus cases in the las 24 hours.
Delays In Getting COVID Test Results Reported At Pop-Up SitesA Southwest Miami-Dade woman is trying to raise awareness about delays in getting COVID test results from pop-up sites and she says she was tested 17 days ago and has still not heard what the results were.
Over 59,000 New COVID Cases Reported By CDCThe CDC reported over 59,000 new COVID cases in Florida in a 24-hour period.
Biden Administration Blocked From Enforcing Vaccine Requirement For Big BusinessesMichael George reports the Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing.