Doctors blast DeSantis for calling special session to push COVID-19 politics; urge Legislature to promote masks and vaccines

MIAMI Fla. — Ahead of the special legislative session beginning this afternoon, Florida physicians and health professionals today called on the Florida Legislature to reject Gov. Ron DeSantis’ anti-health proposals that could put Floridians at further risk from COVID-19. The physicians urged legislators instead to support robust efforts to promote widespread vaccinations and mask use…

Michigan doctor calls on Sen. John Bizon to resign if allegations of assault against health care workers true

LANSING — Today, it was reported that Michigan state Senator John Bizon has been charged with misdemeanor assault in response to allegations from two medical professionals about him inappropriately touching them while they were treating him at an urgent care clinic. One of the alleged victims is a nurse practitioner and the other a medical…