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President Joe Biden speaks Friday about abortion access during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.
The president is under pressure to act after Roe v. Wade was overturned two weeks ago.
The president said the Supreme Court majority that overturned Roe v. Wade are “playing fast and loose with the facts.”
Here’s what we know after the end of Roe v. Wade.
Contract tracing is underway to find and vaccinate those who came into contact with the infected.

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  1. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's community chart on Friday shows many Florida counties are at "high" risk of COVID-19. Those are the ones colored orange. The "medium" risk counties are colored yellow and "low" risk counties are green.
  2. A nurse administers the monkeypox vaccine at a walk-in clinic at the North Jersey Community Research Initiative in Newark, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. Cases are rising in Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
  3. The healthcare.gov website is seen in December in Fort Washington, Md. Millions of people in the United States will be spared from big increases in health care costs next year after President Joe Biden signed legislation extending generous subsidies for those who buy plans through federal and state marketplaces.
  4. President Joe Biden speaks from the Treaty Room in the White House on April 14, 2021.
  5. State Board of Education member Ryan Petty said he has “grave concerns” about some LGBTQ support guides provided to Florida students, teachers and school staff members.
  6. Moffitt Cancer Center plans to buy about nine acres of land to build a cancer treatment facility in Ruskin at the southeastern corner of the East College Avenue-27th Street SE intersection.
  7. In this April 19 photo, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sign stands at the entrance of their offices in Atlanta. On Wednesday, the head of nation's top public health agency announced a shake-up of the organization, in a bid to respond to ongoing criticism and try to make it more nimble.
  8. Two deaths in Florida have been linked to raw oysters from Louisiana.
  9. Tampa health tech company BeniComp will move into a new 3,000-square-foot space in downtown's Tampa City Center and add 100 jobs to its local workforce by 2025.
  10. New Hillsborough County State Attorney Susan Lopez, right, told staff last week that she was reversing a presumption of non-prosecution policy established by her ousted predecessor, Andrew Warren. Some experts and local leaders worry the change, which regards nonviolent misdemeanors, will disproportionately affect poor people and people of color.
  11. President Joe Biden signs the Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, as from left, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., and Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., watch.
  12. An appellate court has upheld a lower court ruling that a parentless 16-year-old girl in the Florida Panhandle was not “sufficiently mature” to end her pregnancy while seeking a waiver from a state law that requires minors to get parental consent for an abortion.
  13. Sen. Rick Scott and other law enforcement leaders from in and around Tampa Bay spoke to media Tuesday about a bill aimed at curbing the opioid epidemic.
  14. Tampa General Hospital is one of four health care providers — along with BayCare, Tampa Family Health Centers and Suncoast Community Health Centers — that serve those on the Hillsborough County health care plan. Though the plan expanded in December, participation has not grown, and the program has room for thousands more.
  15. Kaleb Hobson-Garcia, a transgender man, drove from Tallahassee to speak in front of the Marriott Fort Lauderdale Airport as the Florida Board of Medicine met Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, to discuss proposed rules by the DeSantis administration to ban doctors from performing gender-confirming surgeries or providing puberty blockers to kids diagnosed with gender dysphoria.
  16. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's community chart on Friday shows many Florida counties are at "high" risk of COVID-19. Those are the ones colored orange. The "medium" risk counties are colored yellow and "low" risk counties are green.
  17. The entrance to Moffit Cancer Center in Tampa.
  18. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi finishes the vote to approve the Inflation Reduction Act in the House chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. A divided Congress gave final approval Friday to Democrats' flagship climate and health care bill.
  19. This 2014 illustration made available by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention depicts a poliovirus particle. The poliovirus has been found in New York City’s wastewater in another sign that the disease, which hadn’t been seen in the U.S. in a decade, is quietly spreading among unvaccinated people, health officials said Friday.
  20. Aerial view of a golf cart bridge on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 in The Villages, Florida.
  21. In this July 29, 2020, photo, signs on the wall remind students to keep 6 feet apart during a media tour of the Norris Middle School in Omaha, Neb. The CDC has again revised its COVID guidelines, further relaxing quarantine recommendations and dropping the recommendation that people stay at least 6 feet away from each other.
  22. A nurse prepares a monkeypox vaccine at the Pride Center at Equality Park in Wilton Manors, Florida, on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. It's difficult to find a vaccine in Tampa Bay.
  23. A medical laboratory technician picks up a reactive to test suspected monkeypox samples at the microbiology laboratory of La Paz Hospital on June 6, 2022, in Madrid, Spain. Florida has the third-highest number of monkeypox infections in the United States.
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