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Lee County ahead of the curve with ambulance disinfection technology

One place that seems likely to house the novel coronavirus is an ambulance, especially when Emergency Medical Services must transport someone who has tested...

Biden to reverse anti-abortion rights policies in new executive actions

President Joe Biden is expected to use his executive authority to rescind the Mexico City Policy, also known as the global gag rule, as...
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Dealing with a mutating virus

The new strain of the coronavirus is easier to pass from person to person, and now scientists are suggesting we take even stronger precautions. It's...

Some Black communities in Florida have no vaccine access

The predominantly Black farming communities on Lake Okeechobee's shores are at least 25 miles (40 kilometers) from the nearest Publix supermarket - and that's...
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Tiger gets life-changing surgery with help from Southwest Florida company

A tiger is back on its feet thanks to a Southwest Florida company. Malena received a successful hip replacement on Wednesday in Naples after a...

Gov. DeSantis holds press conference at age-restricted community

Gov. Ron DeSantis held a press conference in Sun City Center, an age-restricted community south of Tampa. Watch below or click here.

Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary online amid pandemic

Tova Friedman hid among corpses at Auschwitz amid the chaos of the extermination camp’s final days. Just 6 years old at the time, the Poland-born...

SWFL Publix vaccine slots booked within 45 minutes Wednesday morning

Publix vaccine slots for Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties became available at 6 a.m. Wednesday and filled up by 6:45 a.m. The appointment times...

Vaccine appointments in parts of US canceled amid confusion over supply

An increasing number of COVID-19 vaccination sites around the U.S. are canceling appointments because of vaccine shortages in a rollout so rife with confusion...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply amid shortages

The Biden administration is boosting purchases of coronavirus vaccines to deliver enough to protect 300 million Americans by the end of the summer, as...

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