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Florida fines Orlando abortion clinic $193,000

Florida fines Orlando abortion clinic $193,000

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando An Orlando clinic is challenging a $193,000 fine after allegations it violated a law that requires a 24-hour waiting period for performing abortions.The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), which oversees regulation of abortion...

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WHO: COVID cases drop everywhere, but pandemic not over

WHO: COVID cases drop everywhere, but pandemic not over

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando The number of new coronavirus cases fell everywhere in the world last week by about 12%, according to the World Health Organization's latest weekly review of the pandemic issued Wednesday. The U.N. health agency reported that there were...

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Philippines ending compulsory mask wearing outdoors

Philippines ending compulsory mask wearing outdoors

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has approved a recommendation to end the mandatory wearing of face masks outdoors across the country more than two years after it was imposed at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, top...

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India and China clear needle-free COVID-19 vaccines

India and China clear needle-free COVID-19 vaccines

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando India and China have cleared a new approach in COVID-19 vaccination — two needle-free options, one a squirt in the nose and the other inhaled through the mouth.Regulators in India authorized Bharat Biotech's nasal version on Tuesday as...

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China locks down 65 million as holiday travel peak looms

China locks down 65 million as holiday travel peak looms

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando China has locked down 65 million of its citizens under tough COVID-19 restrictions and is discouraging domestic travel during upcoming national holidays.Most of the 21 million people in the southwestern city of Chengdu are confined to...

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