July has seen a dramatic rise in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Oakland Park compared to the previous two months with 587 new cases so far this month, compared to 159 in total for May and June.
The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 now stands at 694 in Oakland Park with 173 new cases this past week.
According to the Florida Department of Health at least 34 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wilton Manors as of Sunday.
Four self-proclaimed anti-vaxxers have died after contracting COVID-19, two regretting their remarks on their radio shows.
(WB) In its third annual survey released late last week, The Trevor Project found that well over two-thirds of the 35,000 LGBTQ youth ages 13–24 across the United States interviewed reported that the effects of the coronavirus pandemic have largely negatively impacted their lives.
When Elliot started chatting with a younger man on Grindr he didn’t think anything of it. Like many chats go on hook-up apps they exchanged photos and got to know one another — virtually.
As the country begins the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations, questions linger as to why there remains no vaccination for the HIV virus.
More than 1.5 million Floridians have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. More than 24,500 died from the disease.
While most performing arts organizations and venues remain dark due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wilton Manors-based Island City Stage recently announced steps to safely reopen on a video conference held on Monday, Aug. 31.
(WB) Joe Biden, accepting the presidential nomination in his speech at the Democratic National Convention, drew on a combination of economic populist and anti-racist message Thursday as he promised to lift up a nation suffering from the coronavirus virus.
Thanks to a $25 million federal funding package, Broward County will begin offering rental assistance for those impacted by COVID-19, the county announced Wednesday.
(SS) Researchers at the University of Miami are studying whether COVID-19 can be sexually transmitted.
South Florida rallied around students in Broward County as they prepare to go back to school Wednesday, Aug. 18.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wilton Manors as of Monday rose 30% to 110 since a week ago. Last week that number stood at 85. In Oakland Park confirmed cases rose to 87 from 77 last week.
Imagine the sound and vibration of an old-fashioned electric heater going through your whole body. Imagine gasping for air with every step you take. Imagine rubbing Icy Hot all over your head to soothe a painful headache. Imagine your eyes in a bowl of water while you’re still seeing through them. Imagine collapsing and waking up in the ER only to find out COVID-19 attacked your central nervous system, and the doctor had just saved you from a stroke.
South Florida, and Broward County especially, are the hottest of COVID hot spots.
As the first vaccines for the novel coronavirus were administered Monday, Florida reached a grim milestone in cases and deaths.
Last month saw a dramatic increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Oakland Park with 661 in July — easily outpacing May and June, which in total saw 159 cases.
Between May and June there were a total of 52 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wilton Manors — in July almost double with 103.
(WB) HIV/AIDS service providers in Florida say the coronavirus pandemic has further exacerbated health care and economic disparities that many of their clients face.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, calls on the global public health community and governments to exercise caution and due diligence in fast-tracking vaccine candidates for prevention of COVID-19.
(WB) The first openly transgender person elected in Peru died on Thursday from the coronavirus.
(SS) Fewer Floridians filed for unemployment last week than in any week since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
This week read about fans supporting Britney Spears in her case, Santino Rice spreading false information about COVID vaccines, and a new gay animated series on Netflix.
The initial and ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are as varied as the persons and institutions it has touched.
(WB) A new global study has found the coronavirus pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on transgender people’s mental health and economic stability.
It's no coincidence that American companies led the charge to develop COVID-19 vaccines.
LGBT youth make up a disproportionate number of the homeless population. They face higher rates of suicide, depression, anxiety, and sexual assault. Reginald Collins is just one of a growing number who came out — at the cost of having a home.
In 1722 Daniel Defoe, the author of “Robinson Crusoe,” wrote “A Journal of the Plague Year.” This was a semi-fictional account of the Great Plague, an outbreak of bubonic plague that struck London from 1665 to 1666.
In 1978 the historian Barbara W. Tuchman published “A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century.”
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