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October 29, 2020 02:31 PM

State officials outlined a three-phase vaccination rollout under a draft plan Florida was required to submit to the federal government this month.

October 29, 2020 02:14 PM

The findings are based on a review of electronic health records of 2,000 patients at UF Health who tested positive for COVID-19 between March and August,

October 27, 2020 05:23 PM

The plaintiffs have argued, at least in part, that the order violated a constitutional guarantee of “safe” and “secure” public education.

October 27, 2020 05:04 PM

The shipment included about 6 million pieces of medical supplies.

October 26, 2020 12:41 PM

As Florida battles the coronavirus pandemic, the effort has exposed an inconvenient truth that the state’s public health infrastructure has been...

October 26, 2020 12:10 PM

Miami Beach commissioner David Richardson says he has tested positive for the coronavirus. That prompted two other commissioners who were with...

October 26, 2020 11:56 AM

Florida is seeing cases rise almost a month since the state entered Phase 3 of reopening. Mary Jo Trepka is an infectious disease epidemiologist at...

October 26, 2020 11:38 AM

In a case involving a woman who died at age 52 of smoking-caused lung cancer, a state appeals court Friday tossed out a $16 million punitive-damages...

October 26, 2020 11:25 AM

Florida’s plan to import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada — designed by Gov. Ron DeSantis and endorsed by President Donald Trump — has tasted its...

October 24, 2020 04:45 AM

Molly Wiese was truly stumped. Her parents and siblings live in Southern California, and Wiese, a 35-year-old lawyer, has returned home every Christmas...