Gov. DeSantis blasts decision to revise authorization for COVID antibody treatments
Gov. Ron DeSantis went on the attack Tuesday morning following the Food and Drug Administrations' decision to revoke the emergency use authorization for certain monoclonal antibody treatments used in patients with COVID-19.
Seminole County monoclonal site to remain open, offer another treatment option
After the Food and Drug Administration revised its authorization of the monoclonal antibody treatment Regeneron Monday, a Seminole County site has moved its appointments to another treatment option and will remain open Tuesday.
London police investigate Downing Street lockdown parties
The “partygate” scandal that threatens to derail U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s administration has deepened as police opened an investigation into gatherings at government offices that allegedly violated COVID-19 lockdown rules.
‘No criminal wrongdoing:’ State attorney closes case against Brevard school district over masking student
The state attorney’s office announced on Monday it found “no criminal wrongdoing” in the case lodged against Brevard County Public Schools by parents of a child with Down syndrome who had a mask tied to her head.
Djokovic could play in France under latest vaccine rules
Top-ranked player Novak Djokovic could be allowed to defend his French Open title under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted Monday by the French government, even if he is still not vaccinated when the clay-court Grand Slam starts in May.
Italian doctors, dentists not fully vaccinated are suspended
Italy's federation of physicians and dentists says some 1,900 members have been suspended from the national professional group because they haven't complied with a law requiring them to be completely vaccinated, including having a booster shot.
WHO: COVID boosters should start with most vulnerable
The World Health Organization says that coronavirus vaccine boosters should now now be offered to people, starting with the most vulnerable, in a move away from its previous insistence that boosters were unnecessary for healthy adults and an acknowledgment that the vaccine supply is improving globally.
What does it mean for COVID-19 to be endemic?
Some European countries such as Spain are making tentative plans for when they might start treating COVID-19 as an “endemic” disease, but the World Health Organization and other officials have warned that the world is nowhere close to declaring the pandemic over.