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.


  1. Robert Terwilliger, right, of Williamsburg, Pa., who is participating in a Lyme disease vaccine trial at the Altoona Center for Clinical Research, is injected with either the new vaccine or a placebo, by registered nurse Janae Roland, Friday in Duncansville, Pa. Lyme is a growing problem, with cases steadily rising and warming weather helping ticks expand their habitat.
  2. 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.
  3. Stephanie D. Conners has been named as the new chief executive officer of BayCare Health System.
  4. Carrie Zeisse is president and CEO of Tampa Bay Thrives, a mental health nonprofit that is is suing Vibrant Emotional Health, a New York nonprofit, alleging it breached a contract related to the “Let’s Talk” helpline.
  5. Jonathan Parducho, a pharmacist, removes a tray of vials of of the Jynneos vaccine for monkeypox from a box containing 20 doses, in the vaccine hub at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, July 29 in San Francisco.  The federal government declared a public health emergency Thursday to bolster the response to the monkeypoxoutbreak that has infected more than 6,600 Americans.
  6. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned consumers to throw away ice cream from Big Olaf Creamery in Sarasota after it was tied to an outbreak of listeria.
  7. Pictured above is a hospital statement for surgery and almost four days of intensive care. Experts say there are steps patients can take to protect themselves from medical debt and to get out of debt .
  8. Ryan Naylor, 26, does a breathing treatment while watching TV with his wife at his apartment on Thursday, July 7, 2022 in Port Richey. Naylor does breathing treatments twice per day to help expand his lungs, which were damaged from the 27 blood clots that developed after his Achilles tendon surgery.
  9. Dr. William W. Angell listened to the heart of patient Gary Arnold, then 49. Arnold was the first patient at Tampa General Hospital to receive a new heart surgery procedure called Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization System (TMLR for short).
  10. Adam Anderson is running unopposed for the Florida state House District 57 seat in north Pinellas County.
  11. 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.
  12. A health care worker administers the monkeypox vaccine at the Pride Center at Equality Park in Wilton Manors on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Tampa Bay is seeing monkeypox infections during the global outbreak.
  13. A man accused of selling a toxic industrial bleach as a coronavirus cure through his Florida-based church has been returned to the United States after being arrested in Colombia.
  14. Luke Howard, of Avon, Ind., holds a crucifix aloft as anti-abortion supporters rally at the Statehouse in Indianapolis on Tuesday. Abortion foes have used misleading rhetoric about abortion access to downplay fallout and complications from restrictive abortion laws.
  15. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks to reporters outside the hearing room where he chairs the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, at the Capitol in Washington. Manchin announced Wednesday that he had reached an expansive agreement with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer which had eluded them for months on health care costs, energy and climate issues, taxing higher earners and large corporations and reducing federal debt.
  16. President Joe Biden, shown in this June 17 photo, is ending his COVID-19 isolation after testing negative for the virus on Tuesday night and again on Wednesday.
  17. An aerial view of part of the Childs Park industrial corridor, including the Howco Environmental Services oil recycling plant, and adjacent homes. A longstanding odor problem tied to the industrial area has raised worries about air quality and health effects, and the corridor in general has been a point of concern documented by the city for decades. Neighbors' recent work to tackle the smells and raise awareness are reflected in a new city report.
  18. Residents line up to be tested for COVID-19 in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province, on Aug. 3, 2021. Two new studies provide more evidence that the coronavirus pandemic originated in a Wuhan, China, market where live animals were sold – further bolstering the theory that the virus emerged in the wild rather than escaping from a Chinese lab. The research was published online Tuesday by the journal Science.
  19. By signing up for a Tampa-based drug trial for a prospective Alzheimer's treatment, Karen Kistner, 69, of Largo and other participants were able to learn whether they have a biomarker that researchers believe could indicate future Alzheimer's development. Experts believe the blood-testing for biomarkers could revolutionize Alzheimer's medicine in coming years.
  20. RxLive, a St. Petersburg health tech startup focused on telepharmacy services and medication mismanagement, announced Tuesday that it has closed a $5 million Series A fundraising round. Pictured are vice president of technology and product Vasanth Thangaraju, left, chief administrative and compliance officer Melissa Mohon, vice president of operations Christina Golden, co-founder and chief pharmacy officer Kristen Engelen, and co-founder and chief executive officer Mark Engelen.
  21. Natashia Milburn, 31, a St. Petersburg resident, poses for a portrait at Vinoy Park on Thursday, July 14, 2022 in St. Petersburg. Milburn had an abortion when she was 16 and said she didn't think about it for 10 to 15 years. “I realize now how much it has impacted me,” she said.
  22. John Heagney, 72, holds a portrait of his sister, Mary Heagney, left, with their mother Marjorie Heaney (1958) at his home in East Lake. Mary, who passed away in 1994, was born developmentally disabled, and had lived in mental hospitals since she was 11. She was 42 and an in-patient at G. Pierce Wood state hospital in Arcadia when she became pregnant after the Catholic doctor treating her took her off birth control without the family's permission.
  23. President Joe Biden speaks virtually during a meeting with his economic team Friday. He's isolating in the White House residence with COVID. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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