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Marco Rubio Backs Bill to Protect Intellectual Property Rights of Vaccine Manufacturers From China,...

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., showcased his support of a bill from U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., to “prevent the Biden administration from interfering with the intellectual property rights of vaccine manufacturers...

Vern Buchanan Calls on White House to Protect Intellectual Property of Companies With COVID...

This week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., showcased a letter he led to President Joe Biden, calling on the White House to “halt its plan to waive intellectual property (IP) protections for U.S. companies”...

Byron Donalds Leads Letter to Joe Biden, Justin Trudeau on COVID Vaccine Requirements

This week, U.S. Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., led a letter to President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding the ongoing trucker protests at the U.S.-Canada border in opposition to forced COVID-19...

America’s Lack of Leadership on Full Display With Vaccination Policies

Lance Morrow’s recent piece in the Wall Street Journal "Living in the Age of Stupidity” echos precisely how most citizens feel about the lack of leadership in politics. We certainly are seeing a lack of...

South Florida Republicans Champion the ‘Curbing China’s Vaccine Diplomacy Act’

The three South Florida Republicans are championing a proposal to “prioritize COVID-19 vaccine distribution to Taiwan and Latin American ally countries determined by the Secretary of State to have diplomatic, military, or cultural ties with the United States” and trying to send those vaccines before China does. 

Marco Rubio Calls on Joe Biden to Prioritize Surplus COVID-19 Vaccine Access for Latin...

As the pandemic continues to ravage multiple countries in the region, Latin America and the Caribbean already account for approximately one third of the total COVID-19 global death toll. 
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Ron DeSantis Takes Aim at Biden White House Over Vaccinations

The tiff started when White House spokesperson Jen Psaki singled out Florida as a place that had plenty of vaccines. DeSantis defended the state by explaining that what Florida has in stock are second doses already promised to seniors and that his administration would not renege on that promise for the booster shot.
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Jimmy Patronis: Florida Firefighters Ready to Move on COVID Vaccine Distribution

“On the call today, we discussed progress on vaccine distribution to first responders as well as how firefighters can be an incredible asset in the war against the Coronavirus. With the vast majority of firefighters serving as paramedics and EMTs, local county health units have an incredible workforce that’s ready to step up and get these vaccines distributed in our communities."

Marco Rubio Gets Resolution Honoring GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance Through Senate

At the end of February, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., a fellow member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on the resolution which also reaffirms the United States’ continued support for the Alliance as an efficient and effective mechanism to advance global health security and save lives.
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Marco Rubio, Tim Kaine Team Up on Resolution Honoring GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., a fellow member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on a resolution commending the work of GAVI and its partners for their efforts to expand vaccines and immunizations to the most vulnerable, especially children, in developing countries.

Donna Shalala Introduces Senior Immunization Act

U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., who served as secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) under President Bill Clinton, has brought out a proposal ending out-of-pocket costs for seniors getting vaccinated under Medicare Part D.
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Florida Ranks 49th in Vaccination Rates in New Study

WalletHub determined the Sunshine State's ranking based on 18 metrics involving the immunization rates of children and teenagers, the vaccination rates of adults and the elderly and immunization uptake disparities and influencing factors.
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