Ask for COVID-19 vaccine proof, face a $5,000 fine in Florida

Florida will start issuing $5,000 fines to businesses, schools and government agencies that require people to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill earlier this year that banned vaccine passports. The fines will start Sept. 16 if people are asked to show proof of a vaccine. “Promises made, promises […]

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First Team: Las Vegas Raiders to make fans prove they’ve been vaccinated

Large events held in Nevada can add themselves to the growing number of places in the U.S. where people in crowds are asked to prove they have been inoculated against COVID-19, the governor said Monday. Hours after the announcement, the Las Vegas Raiders went public with a plan made possible by the new directive to require […]

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Fake COVID-19 vaccination cards worry college officials

As the delta variant of the coronavirus sweeps across the United States, a growing number of colleges and universities are requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for students to attend in-person classes. But the new mandate has opened the door for those opposed to getting the vaccine to cheat the system, according to interviews with students, education and […]

Judge weighs challenge to ‘vaccine passport’ ban

A federal judge appeared skeptical Friday of the state’s arguments in a constitutional challenge by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to a Florida ban on so-called “vaccine passports.” U.S. District Judge Kathleen Williams heard more than two hours of arguments on a request by Norwegian for a preliminary injunction against the ban, which has been a […]