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March 27, 2020 12:57 PM

A resident of a long-term care facility in Collier County has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, according to data...


March 27, 2020 12:55 PM

Two people who worked at separate precincts in Broward County during last week’s primary election have tested positive for the coronavirus, local...


March 27, 2020 12:17 PM

Laura Benson retired from nursing in 2018, but this week she reported for work again in New Rochelle, New York, where the first cluster of COVID-19...


March 26, 2020 12:26 PM

Gov. Ron DeSantis has shut down bars and restaurants, cut off visitation at nursing homes and prisons and ordered senior citizens to stay home, as he...


March 26, 2020 12:06 PM

The Senate passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the...


March 25, 2020 01:18 PM

"Social distancing," ending visitation at nursing homes and shuttering nearly all gathering places could have a devastating effect on the people many of...


March 25, 2020 01:15 PM

States have been given authority to extend Medicaid to help pay the costs of COVID-19 testing for uninsured residents under a federal coronavirus relief...


March 25, 2020 01:08 PM

Orlando International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York have the highest number of coronavirus cases among TSA officers....


March 25, 2020 09:51 AM

Paramedic Mark Rowley didn’t recognize the face of the young man on the stretcher. Until he looked past the oxygen mask and the wires, he saw only...


March 24, 2020 12:41 PM

Florida's attorney general is announcing an investigation into a report that Norwegian Cruise Lines downplayed the risks of the new coronavirus in ...