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Researchers working on new test to detect cyanobacteria in humans

Blue-green algae play a role in human health and we see what it does to our water. A diagnostic test at a doctor's office...
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Study: COVID-19 can cause male fertility complications; no evidence vaccine does

The coronavirus can live in men's reproductive organs for seven months after contracting it. According to a new study by a Florida doctor, this can...

Fauci: US to spend $3.2B for antiviral pills for COVID-19

The United States is devoting $3.2 billion to advance development of antiviral pills for COVID-19, officials said Thursday. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious...

Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Obama health law

The Supreme Court preserved insurance coverage for millions of Americans Thursday, rejecting the third major challenge to the national health care law known as...
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Edison Mall vaccination site closing Friday

The last vaccine will be given out Friday at Lee County's only mass vaccination site; the site in the former Sear's at the Edison...
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Researchers working on new immunotherapy that targets breast cancer cells

Researchers believe more than 43,000 women will die from breast cancer this year but a team of researchers is working on an innovative new...

CEO ‘comfortable’ Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine protects against more severe Delta variant

Pfizer's CEO is expressing confidence about the efficacy of his company's COVID-19 vaccine against the Delta variant, which was first discovered in India and...
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Superintendent Adkins on what comes next for Lee County schools

Lee County students get out of school for the summer on Thursday. After a year of changing classroom routines during the pandemic, what's next...

CDC bans dogs from over 100 countries due to high rabies risk

Dogs from more than 100 countries are being banned from the U.S. The CDC has issued the ban because the threat of rabies is common...
Golisano Children's Hospital building. Photo via WINK News.

Dates, locations for mobile pediatric vaccination clinic, week of June 14

Golisano Children’s Hospital’s mobile pediatric vaccination clinic will be making stops around Southwest Florida the week of June 14 to vaccinate children 12 years...

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