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FLORIDA'S FEMA SITES TO BE STOCKED WITH PFIZER NEXT WEEK, AMID J&J PAUSE

First-dose Pfizer shots will be available next week at federally run mass-vaccination sites in four of Florida's most populous cities...

COVID IN FLORIDA: 7,296 NEW INFECTIONS; 92 NEW DEATHS ARE TOPS THIS WEEK

Florida added 7,296 coronavirus cases Friday to bring the cumulative total to 2,155,744. With 92 more fatalities, 34,330 Florida residents...

 
 
 

VIRUS TAKING AIM ON YOUNGER, UNVACCINATED PEOPLE IN ORANGE COUNTY, HEALTH DATA SHOWS

Shares of hospitalizations have plummeted among seniors since late November, when 62% of populations were seniors, while now that number...

COVID-19 BLAMED FOR LARGE INCREASE IN US DEATHS

New U.S. government data shows that the country saw somewhere around 600,000 more deaths than usual during a 13-month span. COVID-19...

 
 
 

VACCINATION SITES WON'T OPEN BECAUSE THEY PLANNED TO GIVE SHOTS OF JOHNSON & JOHNSON

Concerns about side effects blamed on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine led authorities today to cancel temporary inoculation sites in...

FRANCE BECOMES THE THIRD EUROPEAN COUNTRY TO MARK OVER 100,000 COVID-19 DEATHS

France added 300 new coronavirus deaths Thursday to the previous day's tally of 99,777, bringing the total to 100,077 deaths.

 
 
 

COVID IN FLORIDA: 6,762 NEW INFECTIONS, 74 MORE FLORIDA RESIDENTS DEAD

Florida added 6,762 coronavirus cases Thursday to bring the cumulative total to 2,148,448. With 74 more fatalities, 34,238 Florida...

MEET THE LATEST COVID ANNOYANCE: THE VAXINISTA

Urban Dictionary, the online repository of the latest slang, describes the vaxinista like this: “A person who gets the vaccine and...

 
 
 

LAKE-SUMTER COLLEGE OPENS COVID-19 VACCINES TO ALL ON THURSDAY

Lake Sumter State College opened its COVID-19 vaccine program to all eligible people Thursday .

BLACK NEIGHBORHOODS LAG IN COVID VACCINATION RATES, ORANGE COUNTY DATA SHOWS

Areas of Orange County with predominantly Black neighborhoods have some of the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in Orange County,...

 
 
 

EMERGING PATTERN: BLUE STATES APPEAR TO BE GETTING VACCINATED AT MORE ROBUST RATES, WHILE THOSE IN RED STATES SEEM TO BE MORE HESITANT

The parts of the U.S. that are excelling and those that are struggling with vaccinations are starting to look like the nation's political...

PINO: JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINE DEATH ‘ONE IN A MILLION,' NO BAD REACTIONS IN ORANGE COUNTY

Reports of rare but severe blood clots linked to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have complicated efforts to inoculate people in parts...

 
 
 

COVID IN FLORIDA: 6,772 NEW INFECTIONS; ORLANDO AREA 2ND-HIGHEST FOR NEW CASES

Florida added 6,772 coronavirus cases Wednesday to bring the cumulative total to 2,141,686. With 44 more fatalities, 34,164 Florida...

FLORIDA TO STILL GET NEARLY 550K COVID VACCINES NEXT WEEK DESPITE NO JOHNSON & JOHNSON

The federal government is holding off sending any more Johnson & Johnson vaccines while it goes through the potential risk of a rare...

 
 
 

SPRAYING ANTIBIOTICS ON CITRUS TREES IS HOW WE GET MORE RESISTANT SUPERBUGS | COMMENTARY

Two writers warn of the danger of spraying medical antibiotics on citrus trees to stop the greening disease. One big problem is creating...

LATINO LEADERS FEAR PAUSE ON JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINE MIGHT IMPACT DISTRIBUTION AND TRUST AMONG HISPANICS

Vaccination efforts against COVID-19 with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine were halted on Tuesday following the recommendation of the...

 
 
 

FLORIDA REPORTS 9,068 NEW COVID-19 CASES, 64 NEW RESIDENT DEATHS

While Tuesday's new case count reported by health department seems high, Monday's cases had been lower than usual. The White House...

CENTRAL FLORIDA FEMA SITES STOP JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINATIONS AFTER RARE BLOOD CLOTS REPORTED

FEMA's COVID-19 vaccination site at Valencia College's West Campus abruptly stopped giving the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine...

 
 
 

JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINE PAUSE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

CDC, FDA recommend ‘pause' for Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of blood clots: We answer your questions.

MICHIGAN HITS ‘RECORD HIGH' FOR COVID-19 HOSPITALIZATIONS OF CHILDREN

Statewide, 49 children were hospitalized Monday with either confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19, according to state data.

 
 
 



New Cookbook Lets Pet Owners Coordinate Meals With Their Cats

New Cookbook Lets Pet Owners Coordinate Meals With Their Cats

You can now pair your dinner with your cat's thanks to this new Fancy Feast cookbook If you're constantly looking for ways to pair your dinner with your feline so you can... Read more ...

Medical student, 21, died a day after getting J&J vaccine

Medical student, 21, died a day after getting J&J vaccine

John Foley, 21, a student at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio received the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Saturday and was discovered by his roommates on Sunday. Read more ...

Q&A: Diagnosing new HCV infections more challenging during COVID-19 pandemic

Q&A: Diagnosing new HCV infections more challenging during COVID-19 pandemic

It has been well over year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and all aspects of health care have been impacted in various ways. WHO's goal to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030... Read more ...

FDA approves Opdivo for initial treatment of advanced gastrointestinal cancers

FDA approves Opdivo for initial treatment of advanced gastrointestinal cancers

The FDA approved nivolumab as part of combination therapy for certain patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. The approval applies to use of the agent with certain types... Read more ...

4 Rules Parents Should Follow To Minimize Public Park Drama

4 Rules Parents Should Follow To Minimize Public Park Drama

If you have ever taken a kid to the playground, you know playground politics is a thing. And I am not talking about the kids; I am talking about the parents. Because a trip to... Read more ...

Spike proteins in Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 vaccines linked to deadly blood...

Spike proteins in Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 vaccines linked to deadly blood clots, brain inflammation and heart attacks

The media is giving considerable airtime to the deadly blood clot issue with Wuhan coronavirus injections from AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson , both of which are... Read more ...

Walk For Weight Loss With This 4-Week Video Workout Plan - Just Press Play...

Walk For Weight Loss With This 4-Week Video Workout Plan - Just Press Play and Follow Along!

If you're looking to lose weight, combining cardio with strength training is effective and recommended by trainers. And walking is one of the best forms of cardio you can do... Read more ...

Sufficient Drug Stocks and Beds Available to Treat COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu

Sufficient Drug Stocks and Beds Available to Treat COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J. Radhakrishnan said drugs to treat COVID-19 and other diseases were available in large quantities and 'people need not worry about that'. Read more ...

Pregnant women to be offered coronavirus vaccine

Pregnant women to be offered coronavirus vaccine

Up until now, the vaccine has only been offered to pregnant women when their risk of exposure to the virus was high Read more ...

Best MP3 Players For Kids (That May Just Keep Them Quiet For A Few Minutes)

Best MP3 Players For Kids (That May Just Keep Them Quiet For A Few Minutes)

Kids' MP3 music players are perfect for young music lovers who are always groovin' to a beat. Love it or hate it, digital devices are a part of your kids' lives - they're using... Read more ...