Gov. DeSantis declines to say whether he’ll get COVID booster, says decision is ‘private matter’
Gov. Ron DeSantis once again refused to confirm whether he would receive or has already received a COVID-19 booster shot when asked by a reporter in Sarasota on Friday, calling the decision for Floridians a “private matter.”
Jackson, UM Hospital to receive shipments of monoclonal antibody doses for immuno-deficient patients
Miami Dade’s Jackson Health System and the University of Miami Hospital will be getting coveted shipments of Evusheld next week, the monoclonal antibody that received FDA emergency use authorization last month.
DeSantis demands more Regeneron for Florida, but antibody not effective against omicron, studies show
Gov. Ron DeSantis says the Biden Administration is holding back on sending needed supplies of monoclonal antibodies and is “getting in the way of lifesaving treatments for Floridians.” But experts say the drug he wants doesn't work against the dominant omicron variant.
Miami-Dade Public Schools offering take-home, rapid COVID test kits to employees, students
Miami-Dade County Public Schools has partnered with the county and health department to offer students and employees free, take-home, rapid COVID test kits on a first come, first served basis at select locations on Thursday.
‘The governor is an enemy of the people,’ well-known activist says as he’s handcuffed ahead of DeSantis news conference
Gov. Ron DeSantis had a scheduled COVID-19 news conference Tuesday morning at the Florida Department of Health – Duval County in Jacksonville, but it was a well-known activist who showed up at the news conference ahead of the governor who stole the show.