Thursday, April 15, 2021

U.S. recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

BY ZEKE MILLER AND LAURAN NEERGAARD ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The U.S. is recommending a "pause" in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine...

THE LIFE OF A COVID LONG-HAULER

A former ‘American Idol’ contestant from Florida shares how the symptoms continue to linger long after he was cleared of the virus. BY STEPHANIE CLAYTOR FLORIDA...

State lowers vaccine age to 40; open to 18 and up on Monday

BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Florida residents 40 and up can now get the COVID-19 vaccine. On Monday, April 5, the state will open the age...
spring break

No spring break for virus

Adults under 50 spur COVID-19 rise in tourism hubs BY BEN CONARCK MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – Florida’s pandemic month of March has been defined by the dueling...
Residents in line

State lowers vaccination age to 50

Florida has started offering COVID-19 vaccines to residents 50 and older. Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Friday that the age would be lowered from 60...

ECONOMIC RELIEF IS ON THE WAY

The Congress-approved $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill includes $1,400 checks for most Americans, expands jobless benefits and provides aid to schools and businesses. BY KEVIN FREKING ASSOCIATED...

STATE’S VACCINE PLAN EXPANDS

DeSantis says teachers and officers 50 years old and up are next in line for COVID-19 vaccinations. BY CHRISTINE SEXTON AND TOM URBAN NEWS SERVICE OF...

U.S. TOPS 500,000 COVID-19 DEATHS

BY MELINDA DESLATTE AND TAMMY WEBBER ASSOCIATED PRESS The COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. topped 500,000 Monday, all but matching the number of Americans killed...

Debate over marijuana potency flares again in Florida House

BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – As the number of medical marijuana patients in Florida continues to skyrocket, Republican lawmakers are again exploring...

Former health data analyst drops civil lawsuit

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Former Florida Department of Health data analyst Rebekah Jones is dropping a civil lawsuit alleging that state law-enforcement agents violated her...