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Florida man pleads guilty to $7.2M COVID-19 relief fraud

A Florida man who fled the U.S. and was eventually arrested in Croatia has pleaded guilty to fraud, stealing more than $7.2 million in...
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President Biden says the pandemic is over, but do SWFL medical experts agree?

President Joe Biden says the pandemic is over. Cases are down, but hundreds of people are still dying each day from COVID-19. The face of...

Appeals court weighs Florida COVID-19 data fight

More than a year after the lawsuit was filed, an appeals court Tuesday waded into a fight about whether the Florida Department of Health...
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COVID-19 vaccines: to boost or not to boost

With a new COVID-19 booster approved and headed to healthcare providers, WINK News is digging into what you need to know about whether to...
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Updated COVID-19 booster to be available in SWFL after Labor Day

Updated COVID-19 booster shots, tailored to the most widespread virus variants, will be available within days. The BA.5 variant of the omicron strain is...

US clears updated COVID-19 booster targeting newest variants

The U.S. on Wednesday authorized its first update to COVID-19 vaccines, booster doses that target today’s most common omicron strain. Shots could begin within...

Moderna sues Pfizer over patents behind COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine maker Moderna is suing Pfizer and the German drugmaker BioNTech, accusing its main competitors of copying Moderna’s technology in order to make...

Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has ‘mild’ symptoms

First lady Jill Biden tested positive for COVID-19 and was experiencing “mild symptoms,” the White House announced Tuesday. President Joe Biden continues to test...

Florida, other states target mask requirement

State Attorney General Ashley Moody and other Republican politicians from across the country urged an appeals court this week to uphold a Florida federal...
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Lee County teachers return to classrooms

Teachers are back in Lee County classrooms on Tuesday, with 450 new teachers joining the school district before classes start next Monday. Leaders with the...

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