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Next steps for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after CDC and FDA recommend halting...

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine was flagged on Tuesday for causing rare and severe blood clots. Now, the FDA and CDC recommend pausing distribution. After...
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Lee County students take on COVID-19 in science fair projects

A pair of Lee County students invented incredible projects for a science fair, all designed to solve some of the pandemic's biggest problems. Mason Huffman,...
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Vaccine side effects not signs of contagion

Some people experiencing short-lived symptoms from the COVID-19 vaccine—fever, chills, nausea, headache—have wondered if the shot has left them contagious. The answer is: no,...
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US recommends ‘pause’ for single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate clotting reports.

The Centers for Disease Control indicated in an alert Tuesday that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine could resume as soon as Wednesday. The alert...
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Biden champions cancer research, treatment innovation in federal budget

Diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s are three diseases affecting a lot of people in Southwest Florida, and billions of federal dollars are within reach to...

DeSantis holds roundtable with public health experts

Gov. Ron DeSantis held a roundtable with public health experts Monday morning. Participants joining via Zoom included Dr. Scott Atlas, Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, and Dr....
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Large portion of Charlotte County’s young people getting vaccinated

7% of young adults have been vaccinated in Charlotte County, and county leaders are hoping to see that number continue to go up. The Florida...
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Autism Support Center opens in Cape Coral

There's a new community for people with autism and their families. The Family Initiative Autism Support Center is now open in Cape Coral. The facility...

Lee Health board approves plan to improve community health

One Southwest Florida hospital system is focusing on helping you better take care of your health. Lee Health is making swift changes to address medical...
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US sees more COVID-19 cases, fewer deaths as more young people are infected

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are up nationally but deaths are going down. That could be because younger people now make up a majority of...

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