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COVID-19 Cases Rise Almost 70% According to the CDC

WASHINGTON, DC (FNN) – The White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials raised a stark alarm during its latest press briefing Friday. According to Dr. Rochelle Walensky, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on July 15th the CDC reported more than 33,000 new cases of COVID-19, with the 7-day new…

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Cruise Giant Norwegian Threatens to Skip Florida’s Ports

MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is threatening to keep its ships out of Florida after the governor signed legislation banning businesses from requiring that customers show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. The company says the law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis is at odds with guidelines from federal health authorities that…

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AstraZeneca Confirms Strong Vaccine Protection After US Rift

CAMBRIDGE, UK (AP) — AstraZeneca insists that its COVID-19 vaccine is strongly effective even after counting additional illnesses in its U.S. study, the latest in an extraordinary public dispute with American officials. In a late-night news release Wednesday, the drugmaker said it had analyzed more data from that study and concluded the vaccine is 76%…

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The Latest: First US J&J Vaccine Doses Shipping Sunday Night

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 4 million doses of the newest COVID-19 vaccine will be shipped Sunday night, and will begin to be delivered to states for injections starting on Tuesday. White House COVID-19 coordinator Jeff Zients announced that the entire stockpile of the newly approved single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will go out immediately. J&J…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Six Additional COVID-19 Vaccination Sites in Underserved Communities

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN) – Source: The Governor’s Office // Today, Governor DeSantis announced the establishment of six COVID-19 vaccination sites to provide greater access to the vaccine in underserved populations in Broward, Duval, Leon, Miami-Dade, and Osceola counties. The Governor made this announcement at Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, where one of the new sites…

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State Rep. Daisy Morales Calls on Governor DeSantis for a 24-Hour COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida State Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) sent Governor Ron DeSantis a letter on Tuesday calling for a 24-hour COVID-19 mass vaccination site and has already secured an ideal property in District 48. Representative Morales held her first community vaccination event in District 48 on Saturday, February 20th in partnership with Jesus de Nazaret Episcopal Church, Alianza for…

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State Representative Daisy Morales to Host Second COVID-19 Vaccination Event in District 48 Wednesday

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando), in partnership with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the Gateway Orlando District and La Alianza Orlando church, will host a second community COVID-19 vaccination event in District 48 on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Representative Morales continues to serve the underserved and Hispanic communities in District 48, one of the…

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