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Nancy Rose, who contracted COVID-19 in 2021 and continues to exhibit long-haul symptoms including brain fog and memory difficulties, pauses while organizing her desk space on Jan. 25 in Port Jefferson, N.Y. Rose, 67, said many of her symptoms waned after she got vaccinated, though she still has bouts of fatigue and memory loss. A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Wednesday found that up to a year after an initial coronavirus infection, 1 in 4 adults aged 65 and older had at least one potential long COVID health problem, compared with 1 in 5 younger adults.
A study shows that 1 in 4 adults aged 65 and older had at least one potential long COVID health problem after infection.
An executive from Abbot, whose contaminated baby formula plant fed the crisis, also apologized.
Federal guidelines show Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties are at “high” risk of COVID-19. So why won’t federal officials sound the warning?
It’s part of BayCare’s $250 million plan to expand and redevelop the campus in Historic Uptown.

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  1. Scientists say there is still a lot people can do to protect their families if there's a COVID-19 breakout at home, chief among them improving ventilation and filtration of the air.
  2. This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. Monkeypox, a disease that rarely appears outside Africa, has been identified by European and American health authorities in recent days.
  3. Lillie Perez, 11, holds a sign during a "March for Our Lives" protest for gun legislation and school safety on March 24, 2018, in Houston. Students and activists across the country planned events Saturday in conjunction with a Washington march spearheaded by teens from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where over a dozen people were killed in February 2018.
  4. FILE - Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt speaks after signing into law a bill making it a felony to perform an abortion, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, on. April 12, 2022, in Oklahoma City. Stitt on Wednesday, May 25 signed into law the nation’s strictest abortion ban, making the state the first in the nation to effectively end availability of the procedure. State lawmakers approved the ban enforced by civil lawsuits rather than criminal prosecution, similar to a Texas law that was passed last year. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
  5. South Carolina children who need immediate, around-the-clock psychiatric care risk being stranded for days — even weeks — waiting for help, only to be sent hundreds of miles away from home for treatment. When no psychiatric residential treatment beds are open in South Carolina, some children must travel across the Southeast to facilities in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, or Kentucky — anywhere a bed might be available.
  6. The federal government won't say how many people have received potentially lifesaving COVID-19 drugs such as Pfizer’s Paxlovid pill or whether they’re being distributed equitably.
  7. Nancy Rose, who contracted COVID-19 in 2021 and continues to exhibit long-haul symptoms including brain fog and memory difficulties, pauses while organizing her desk space on Jan. 25 in Port Jefferson, N.Y. Rose, 67, said many of her symptoms waned after she got vaccinated, though she still has bouts of fatigue and memory loss. A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Wednesday found that up to a year after an initial coronavirus infection, 1 in 4 adults aged 65 and older had at least one potential long COVID health problem, compared with 1 in 5 younger adults.
  8. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Robert Califf testifies via video Wednesday during a House Commerce Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hybrid hearing on the nationwide baby formula shortage in Washington.
  9. This hurricane season, get the latest information about storms and how to get ready at tampabay.com/hurricane
  10. It’s estimated that millions of people in the U.S. use period-tracking apps to plan ahead, track when they are ovulating, and monitor other health effects. Many fear this data could be used against women if abortion becomes illegal.
  11. Robert Dinwiddie of St. Petersburg gets his nose swabbed during a COVID-19 test at Tropicana Field on Feb. 7. The test site closed two weeks later, part of a wave of closures that has left both sides of Tampa Bay, for the time being, without a free, walk-up site.
  12. Meredith Mechanik, right, of Tampa, wears her mask as she browses through books at Tombolo Books, a bookstore at downtown St. Petersburg, on June 11, 2021. Residents in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties should once again wear masks indoors due to rising levels of COVID-19, under federal guidelines.
  13. St. Anthony's Hospital’s new 90-bed patient tower, featuring all private rooms, is part of a $152 million expansion of the BayCare facility, which opened in 1931.
  14. Shelves typically stocked with baby formula sit mostly empty at a store in San Antonio on May 10. Parents across the U.S. are scrambling to find baby formula and will likely continue to do so in the weeks to come.
  15. This hurricane season, get the latest information about storms and how to get ready at tampabay.com/hurricane
  16. Under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines, “high” community level is the threshold when federal health officials recommend that all residents wear a well-fitting mask in public indoor spaces.
  17. This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. Monkeypox, a disease that rarely appears outside Africa, has been identified by European and American health authorities in recent days.
  18. Monkeypox has been identified by European and American health authorities in recent days.
  19. Hilda Santiago, 81, left, accepts food from Meals on Wheels volunteer Kitty Wallace, 75.
  20. A nurse holds a vial of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, right, and a vial of the vaccine for adults, at a vaccination station in Jackson, Miss., on Feb. 8. The company announced Monday that three doses of its COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5.
  21. This 1997 image provided by CDC, shows the right arm and torso of a patient, whose skin displayed a number of lesions due to what had been an active case of monkeypox.  As more cases of monkeypox are detected in Europe and North America in 2022, some scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks in Africa say they are baffled by the unusual disease's spread in developed countries.  (CDC via AP)
  22. A person visits a makeshift memorial near the scene of Saturday's shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo on Thursday.
  23. Diego Moreno, 1, looks while Walgreens pharmacist Bhargavi Patel gives his mother Juanita Gonzalez a free flu shot in Plant City in October 2020. The flu had been less of a problem during the COVID-19 pandemic, when masks and social distancing were in effect, but now Tampa Bay is seeing a rise in cases at an unusual time of year.
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