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Editorial Roundup: Florida

May. 11, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Palm Beach Post. May 8, 2022. Editorial: Ending Roe v. Wade shouldn’t curb Florida privacy rights In its haste to rid society of abortions, the U.S. Supreme Court appears headed toward weakening a very important constitutional guarantee against undue government...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Apr. 27, 2022 07:16 AM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. April 25, 2022. Editorial: A Trump judge rated ‘not qualified’ got it wrong on masks COVID-19 caught the United States unprepared and unwilling in some ways to defend itself against the viral pandemic that has now taken nearly a million...

Probe: No merit to COVID-19 data suppression charge at UF

Mar. 16, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A University of Florida investigation has found no merit to allegations that state or university officials pressured researchers to suppress or destroy COVID-19 research data, school officials said Wednesday. A faculty-led committee formed to investigate...

Florida to recommend against COVID vaccines for healthy kids

Mar. 07, 2022 19:07 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo said Monday that the state will formally recommend against COVID-19 vaccinations for healthy children. Ladapo made the announcement at a roundtable event organized by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that featured a...