Florida Governor Rejects COVID Vaccines for Young Kids

Florida Governor Rejects COVID Vaccines for Young Kids

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis spoke against COVID-19 vaccines for young children on Thursday, saying that Florida won’t provide state programs to administer vaccines for toddlers or infants. DeSantis said coronavirus vaccines haven’t gone through enough testing to determine whether they are…

Bahamas Gives Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian Key Covid News

Bahamas Gives Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian Key Covid News

Cruise lines face regulation not just from the country where their ships sail from, but also from the countries where they make port stops. That has led to a challenging array of covid protocols based on which ports of call a ship visits.That makes communication with passengers a challenge. In the early days of Royal…

Cops Who Leaked News of Bob Saget’s Death Penalized

Cops Who Leaked News of Bob Saget’s Death Penalized

The two Florida police deputies who leaked word about Bob Saget’s death have been officially disciplined, according to an Orlando-based news outlet. Emiliano Silva and Steven Reed have been found to have violated the Orange County Sheriff’s Office’s department dissemination of information directive. The specifics of the disciplinary action taken against the two men have…

SpaceX launches three rockets in 36 hours

SpaceX launches three rockets in 36 hours

1/5 A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket leaves a vapor ring as it launches at 12:27 a.m. from Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on early Sunday morning. Photo by Joe Marino/UPI | License Photo June 19 (UPI) — SpaceX launched three missions in just over 36 hours, including two from…

On This Day, June 19: Deadly Hurricane Agnes makes landfall in Florida

On This Day, June 19: Deadly Hurricane Agnes makes landfall in Florida

1/6 On this date in history: In 1846, two amateur baseball teams played under new rules at Hoboken, N.J., planting the first seeds of organized baseball. The New York Nine beat the Knickerbockers, 23-1. In 1856, the first Republican national convention ended in Philadelphia with the nomination of explorer John Charles Fremont of California for…

Florida deputies Emiliano Silva and Steven Reed disciplined for Bob Saget death leak

Florida deputies Emiliano Silva and Steven Reed disciplined for Bob Saget death leak

A pair of Florida cops have been disciplined for spreading word of Bob Saget’s death in an Orlando hotel room before being authorized to do so, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. The leaks resulted in the news breaking widely before the actor’s wife could be formally notified, officials said. Deputies Emiliano Silva and…

Colombia elects Gustavo Petro as country’s first leftist president

Colombia elects Gustavo Petro as country’s first leftist president

Former rebel fighter Gustavo Petro is set to become Colombia’s first leftist president after narrowly defeating millionaire businessman Rodolfo Hernández in Sunday’s runoff election, early results showed. The big picture: Petro’s running mate, Francia Márquez…