Letters to the Editor

  1. Suzanna Hosein, a family doctor, puts a Band-Aid on Rowan University senior Nasir Nichols, 21, after he received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine during a 12-hour pop-up clinic at Rowan University in New Jersey.
  2. A student wears a face mask while doing work at his desk at the Post Road Elementary School in White Plains, N.Y., in October 2020. U.S. health officials say the highly contagious delta version of the coronavirus is behind changes to mask guidelines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week announced that fully vaccinated people should resume wearing masks indoors if they live in areas where the virus is surging. CDC officials said new information about the spread of the delta variant forced them to reverse course. The agency also said teachers and students everywhere should go back to wearing masks in schools.
  3. Jul. 30• Letters to the Editor
    Top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to accusations by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., as he testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Cases of COVID-19 have tripled over the past three weeks, and hospitalizations and deaths are rising among unvaccinated people. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)
  4. Here, graduating seniors at Rutgers University celebrate its 250th anniversary commencement ceremony in 2016.
  5. B. Aldridge receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Alabama State University in Montgomery, Ala., earlier this year.
  6. Jul. 26• Letters to the Editor
    Students arrive at Burnett Middle School in Seffner on Aug. 31, 2020, after Hillsborough County reopened campuses for in-person instruction.
  7. Vials of COVID-19 vaccine.
  8. After being among the first in line for the vaccine, residents of Florida nursing homes and assisted living facilities saw infection rates fall sharply earlier this year. But even now, too few nursing home staffers are vaccinated.
  9. Jacob Alexander, 14, gets second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at a mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic, hosted by Mothers In Action in collaboration with L.A. County Department of Public Health at Mothers in Action on July 16, 2021, in Los Angeles.
  10. Jul. 22• Letters to the Editor
    Florida Highway Patrol troopers work the scene of a mulit-vehicle crash on southbound I-95 in Hollywood, which was the result of a high-speed chase on May 19, 2021. The chase began in Fort Lauderdale.
  11. Jul. 21• Letters to the Editor
    Workers and employers pay into Social Security.
  12. Dead fish fill the end of a harbor at Cordova Boulevard NE off Snell Island in St. Petersburg on Friday.
  13. Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference CPAC held at the Hilton Anatole on July 11, 2021, in Dallas, Texas.
  14. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, center, speaks during a news conference at the offices of Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., alongside Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nunez, left, and Marcell Felipe, right, founder of the Inspire America Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting democracy in Cuba and the Americas, Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Miami. DeSantis and other officials pressed the White House on Thursday to support efforts to preserve internet service to antigovernment protesters in Cuba, even advocating the use of giant balloons as floating Wi-Fi hotspots to allow images of dissent to stream unabated from the authoritarian nation. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
  15. St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman speaks at a press conference on Red Tide at Crisp Park on Wednesday.
  16. Jul. 15• Letters to the Editor
  17. St. Petersburg city employees clean up a fish kill from Red Tide along St. Petersburg's Bay Vista Park last week.
  18. Jul. 13• Letters to the Editor
    Michael Taylor, also known as "The Armed Fisherman" walks along Pier 60  in Clearwater with 2-year-old Ocean and his assault rifle and fishing gear on, July 2, 2021.
  19. U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an East Room event on troop withdrawal from Afghanistan at the White House on July 8, 2021, in Washington, D.C..
  20. U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Huntsville, and a 2022 U.S. Senate hopeful, speaks to the South Baldwin County Common Sense Campaign tea party during a breakfast on June 10, 2021, at the Gift Horse Restaurant in Foley, Ala.
  21. Kids Community College fifth-grader Thaddeus Jackson, middle, rallies with his mom, guidance counselor and dozens of other charter school supporters outside the Hillsborough County School Board's June 29 special meeting.
  22. Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov celebrates with the Stanley Cup after the Lighting defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 Wednesday.
  23. Jul. 8• Letters to the Editor
    A Penn State student walks in the rain past Old Main on the Penn State main campus in State College, Pa.