As the country begins the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations, questions linger as to why there remains no vaccination for the HIV virus.
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.
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.
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.
(SS) Fewer Floridians filed for unemployment last week than in any week since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
(WB) A new global study has found the coronavirus pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on transgender people’s mental health and economic stability.
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.”
(WM) Reggaeton superstar Bad Bunny has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his representative said Nov. 23.
With coronavirus cases tracking at a rate of about 300 new cases per month in Oakland Park, the city commission received an update on vaccines from Holy Cross Hospital during its meeting on Wednesday.
I want to end this pandemically challenged and covidically compromised year with an upbeat editorial. I want to, but I can’t.
It was bumper to bumper driving down East Las Olas Boulevard on Sunday afternoon. Heading north after I reached A1A, the beaches were crowded as well. People were everywhere. Masks were nowhere.
On the night of Jan. 9 as I drove home from work, having finished the evening shift, I was somewhat surprised to see a well-known private club open with parking lots near full capacity. Many other businesses were equally thriving at this wee hour of the morning.
(SS) Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay has tested positive for COVID-19, she said Tuesday morning.
Is there no shame in those oiled-up bodies? Palm Springs Mayor Christy Holstege has had enough.
As the world’s focus has shifted to the pandemic, LGBT issues have fallen by the wayside — at least according to a discussion during the “COVID-19 in The Americas: Re-Thinking Everything” conference last week.
(WB) The coronavirus pandemic has instigated civil unrest, an economic downturn and a public health crisis, but Ritchie Torres sees an opportunity for bold leadership to improve the nation.
In the circle of life, one pandemic has affected another.
(SS) For months, people desperate to get back to normal life have been counting on a coronavirus vaccine to swoop in and lift the country out of quarantine.
President-elect Joe Biden is moving ahead with plans to heal the country.