Florida Governor Ron DeSantis  was joined by Florida parents, students, elected officials and community leaders as he called for a stop to school mask mandates, reinforcing that every parent should have the right to choose what is best for their child. “The federal government has no right to tell parents thatContinue Reading

On Friday, Director of the Department of Health in Hillsborough County (DOH-Hillsborough), Dr. Douglas Holt said concerning the rise of COVID-19 cases–“By now we should have more people vaccinated and it’s very concerning that so many people have chosen to not get vaccinated. The vaccine is safe, effective and widelyContinue Reading

Philippines populist President, Rodrigo Duterte is making headlines again with his iron fist statements and declarations. With increasing vaccine hesitancy on the archipelago,  Duterte outrageously said yesterday, “To protect the people, I have to sequester you in jail. Now choose — get vaccinated, or I’ll lock you up in aContinue Reading

Health officials in Alameda County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area, are now reporting out approximately 25 percent less COVID-19 deaths to reflect using the State’s death reporting definition. Aligning with the State’s definition will require Alameda County to report as COVID-19 deaths only those people who died asContinue Reading

Tax hikes, post-pandemic violence and government mismanagement of the COVID-19 mandates have residents fleeing ‘Blue States,’ those solidly Democratic, for southern and southeastern states, especially Texas and Florida, according to a new study. “Despite the 2020 pandemic, this year Americans are following similar moving trends as prior years. Millions ofContinue Reading

A new study published by MedRxiv found that hydroxychloroquine and zinc treatments in patients increased COVID survival by almost three times, confirming some of the statements made by President Trump and many on social media, including now censored physicians. The study “looked at 255 COVID19 patients who required invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV)Continue Reading

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Last week, the U.S. Senate passed U.S. Senator Rand Paul’s amendment that would permanently ban all funding of gain-of-function research in China. This is following much back-and-forth with Dr. Fauci, and continually defending against the use of American taxpayer dollars in funding gain-of-function research, which aims to enhance the infectiousnessContinue Reading

Florida is suing the Biden Administration in federal district court to overturn the unlawful “Conditional Sailing Order” enacted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “We must allow our cruise liners and their employees to get back to work and safely set sail again,” said Governor Ron DeSantis.Continue Reading

On Sunday, the iconic new magazine, 60 Minutes, attempted one of the biggest smears in media history regarding Florida’s COVID-19 response and vaccine distribution efforts. The Washington Post sums it up this way: According to “60 Minutes,” critics alleged that DeSantis engaged in “pay-to-play” with his vaccine rollout, favoring theContinue Reading

The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and the first lady, Cilia Flores, received this Saturday the first dose of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine  against COVID-19. The presidential couple received the dose of Sputnik V, after health personnel, who are on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19,Continue Reading

The Florida Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that more than 100 local Chambers of Commerce have joined the Florida Chamber’s COVID Liability Protection coalition. Providing certainty for Florida job creators with COVID-19 liability protections is key to safely getting Florida’s economy back on track. These protections are aContinue Reading

Gov. Gavin Newsom lifted stay-at-home orders across the state Monday, citing improving coronavirus conditions, but withheld key ICU and COVID-19 data tracking. “We’re seeing a flattening of the curve — everything that should be up is up, everything that should be down is down — case rates, positivity rates, hospitalizations,Continue Reading

President Joe Biden made a shocking concession during Friday’s press conference, claiming that there was “nothing” his administration could do to “change the trajectory of the pandemic over the next several months,” a claim contradicting his promises from the campaign. While Biden issued a executive orders on his first fullContinue Reading

The Lakeland City Commission voted unanimously (7-0) this week on a resolution that adopted COVID-19 safety measures. Within the resolution language, the City Commission recommends and urges in the strongest possible terms that all citizens, businesses and organizations within the City of Lakeland observe the following safety measures to reduceContinue Reading