In the battle against COVID, patients who underwent weight-loss surgery were found to have a lower risk of severe COVID complications, that's according to a study recently published by the Journal of American Medical Association.
CDC recommends taking added precautions as COVID cases spike once againCBS4's Hank Tester takes a closer look at those recommendations and whether people in South Florida plan to follow them.
What Should I Do If I Test Positive For COVID?CBS4's Karli Barnett reports on what patients should do if they test for COVID-19.
FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Booster Shots For Children Ages 5 To 11A booster dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 has received emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration as long as it's administered at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series.
Health Experts Urging People Eligible For 4th COVID Shot To Do So Ahead Of Potential Summer SurgeCBS4's Joan Murray reports health experts believe this version of the virus could be different than the rest.
Biden Administration Has New Plans For Pfizer’s Antiviral Drug Paxlovid To Treat COVID-19The White House is taking steps to make a pill for treating COVID available to millions more Americans. Wendy Gillette reports on the Biden Administration’s new plans for Pfizer’s antiviral drug Paxlovid.
Wastewater Samples Show Increase In South Florida COVID-19 CasesBased on the data, the COVID concentration from wastewater is between 4 and 7 days ahead of seeing rising cases in the community.
Wastewater Shows Uptick In COVID CasesWastewater samples show uptick in coronavirus cases in South Florida.
Florida COVID Cases Increase; Federal Mask Mandate ExtendedFlorida is reporting a rise in COVID cases in the state and the Biden administration has extended the federal mask mandate until at least May 2nd.
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz Tests Positive For COVID-19South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has tested positive for the coronavirus.
COVID-19 Deaths On The DeclineWorld Health Organization says global cases and deaths are declining.
COVID Hospitalizations In U.S. Reaches Record LowCOVID-19 hospitalization numbers have decreased to their lowest levels since the early days of the pandemic.
Dr. Aileen Marty: COVID No Longer A 'Public Health Emergency'CBS4's Karli Barnett reports on President Joe Biden's COVID address and how a local expert believes it is not the imminent threat it once was.
CDC Lifts COVID-19 Risk Advisory For Cruise TravelDropping the risk warning is a relief for a sector that has instituted some of the travel industry's strictest COVID-19 precautions.
President Biden Touts His Administration's New One-Stop Online Resource To Deal With Risks Of COVIDCBS4's Debra Alfarone reports from the White House where the President rolled up his sleeve Wednesday afternoon.
FDA Authorizes Second Booster ShotMore than 34 million Americans age 50 and older could soon be eligible to receive another booster shot, after the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it had authorized a new round of the Moderna or Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for those who want them.
CDC Predicts 50 Percent Drop In COVID DeathsThe Centers for Disease Control predict a 50 percent drop in COVID deaths.
Moderna: Vaccine Effective For KidsModerna said vaccine is effectivefor children under 6 years old.
Miami-Dade Police Officer Frank Sangineto Survies COVID ComplicationsA miracle is what family and friends are calling it Tuesday, as a Miami-Dade police officer is going home after surviving a double lung and kidney transplant from complications due to COVID.
Concern Grows Over New Omicron SubvariantCBS4 has learned there has been a dramatic drop in the number of COVID patients at South Florida hospitals, but health experts are still concerned about the spread of the new Omicron Subvariant BA.2.
New COVID Variants SpreadsChina is facing a new outbreak of the coronavirus.
New Study Shows 3 Doses Of COVID Vaccine Most EffectiveA new study says 3 doses of the coronavirus vaccine are most effective against the Omicron variant.
Global Death Toll Surpasses 6 Million For COVID-19 Pandemic Now In 3rd YearThe global death toll from COVID-19 has surpassed 6 million, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Admonishes Students For Wearing Face MasksFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis admonished a group of students for wearing face masks at a news conference Wednesday.
White House Unveils New COVID StrategyWednesday, the White House unveiled President Joe Biden's coronavirus response strategy.