Florida Attorney General and Gov. Ron DeSantis launch their latest pushback against the Biden administration’s efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The rise in COVID-19 cases and the new variants of the virus threaten a safe return to in-person classes.
At least three cases of the easily spread variant are confirmed. Experts encourage people to continue with safety measures and the vaccination process.
Nearly 300,000 Spanish-speaking students in Florida will have to take a test in person at a time when COVID cases are on the rise.
Most of the COVID-19 vaccines being rolled out around the world train the body to recognize that spike protein and fight it.
The president of the federation said schools are not ready to open because of the high COVID-19 positivity rate and the over 100 school buildings in disrepair after last year's earthquakes.
Long lines and traffic jams have formed during the first weeks of vaccination on the island while the government seeks to develop an appointment system to prevent crowding.