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Flouting White House, Florida penalizes school districts

The state of Florida has withheld funding from two school districts over their coronavirus mask mandates, flouting threats from White House officials who warned...

Judge won’t stop vaccine mandate for NYC cops, other workers

NEW YORK -- A New York judge on Wednesday refused to pause a vaccine mandate set to take effect Friday for the city’s municipal...

Republican attorneys general criticize Biden vaccine order

Twenty-one Republican state attorneys general have sent a letter to President Joe Biden criticizing his COVID-19 vaccination mandate for federal contractors By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS...

FDA sets stronger safety warnings for breast implants

The Food and Drug Administration is enforcing new warnings on breast implants By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer October 27, 2021, 8:47 PM • 2 min read Share...

Bill would remove ‘conscience’ as basis for refusing vaccine

Illinois law has for more than four decades protected those who oppose providing or receiving certain medical treatment because of their religious beliefs By JOHN...

East Texas ex-nurse gets death penalty for killing patients

A jury has sentenced a former nurse to death for killing four Texas patients by injecting air into their arteries after heart surgery ByThe Associated...

Theme park mecca lets pandemic emergency order expire

The mayor of the Florida county that's home to the nation’s biggest theme park resorts is lifting a pandemic-related state of emergency order ByThe Associated...

Spain to give different booster to strengthen J&J vaccine

Spain’s health authorities will offer a second dose to people who have received a shot of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine ByThe Associated Press October...

WHO: Europe had most COVID-19 cases, deaths over last week

The U.N. health agency says Europe stood out as the only major region worldwide to report an increase in both coronavirus cases and deaths...

Report: At least 59,000 meat workers caught COVID, 269 died

A U.S. House report says at least 59,000 meatpacking workers became ill with COVID-19 and 269 workers died when the virus tore through the...