Matt Sczesny, WPTV

Matt Sczesny


West Palm Beach, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Matt:

Pediatrician reassures parents that safety emphasized in developing COVID-19 vaccine for children

Pfizer has now submitted data to the FDA on its COVID-19 vaccine trial on children aged 5 to 11, raising hopes for parents waiting to vaccinate their children. → Read More

Palm Beach County man, 29, praises Regeneron after COVID-19 breakthrough case

A Palm Beach County man said the antibody treatment Regeneron offered him a quick recovery after getting a breakthrough case of COVID-19. → Read More

Boca Raton mother testifies in lawsuit concerning masks in Florida schools

Lesley Abravanel of Boca Raton is a mom of twins and part of a lawsuit against Florida's governor over his anti-mask mandate in schools. → Read More

Florida hospitals have 'significant demand for oxygen' due to COVID-19 surge

The CEO of the Florida Hospital Association on Thursday said she's in contact with hospitals all over the state and COVID-19 cases keep climbing, along with the pressure to care for so many. → Read More

Port workers eagerly await cruising to resume in Florida

The terminals at Port Everglades are still empty, but there are signs it won't stay that way for long. → Read More

COVID-19 concerns among the vaccinated

At the State Health Department Health Center in Lantana, the free testing for COVID 19 continues every Monday to Friday. → Read More

Is third COVID-19 vaccine booster shot needed?

Speculation about a third COVID-19 vaccine booster shot is increasing as large numbers of people refuse the vaccine and variants continue to rise. → Read More

CDC: Delta variant causing majority of COVID-19 cases in U.S.

As the delta variant of the coronavirus becomes more prevalent in the United States, officials say the urgency for everyone to get vaccinated is becoming more important. → Read More

Could recent Navy blast off Florida coast have contributed to Surfside condo collapse?

A large blast off Florida's coast by the U.S. Navy is sparking speculation about fish kills and even the collapse of the condo building in Surfside. → Read More

Unemployment outlook improves from Treasure Coast to Palm Beaches

The unemployment picture from the Treasure Coast to the Palm Beaches continues to improve, according to new data from CareerSource. → Read More

Calaveras Cantina holds 2-week job fair in hopes of finding enough workers to open

A new restaurant in Boca Raton holds a two-week job fair to try and find enough workers to open. → Read More

Palm Beach County business owners look to recoup COVID fines following order from Gov. Ron DeSantis

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is removing any fines and penalties for COVID-19 related violations during the pandemic. → Read More

Parents signing up teens for Pfizer vaccine after CDC approval

After emergency approval was given Wednesday to Pfizer's COVID19 vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds, parents are now making appointments. → Read More

Infectious disease specialist says masks might still be needed despite mandates expiring

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the end of COVID-19 emergency orders and that may also mean the end of mask mandates. → Read More

Doctor says herd immunity likely to slow as more say no to COVID-19 vaccine

As vaccine supply increases, demand for it seems to be slowing. → Read More

'We'll be fine,' Gov. Ron DeSantis says after lawsuit filed

"We'll be fine," Gov. Ron DeSantis says when asked about a lawsuit filed against him → Read More

Doctors emphasize importance of getting 2nd COVID-19 vaccine shot

As more adults start making appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine, doctors say it's important to remember that immunity does not happen right away. → Read More

Mar-a-Lago intruder remains behind bars despite serving entire sentence

The woman known as the Mar-a-Lago trespasser, Yujing Zhang, is still in Florida and still behind bars, despite already serving her eight-month sentence. Zhang completed her sentence in November of 2019. WPTV Contact 5 spoke exclusively with Zhang by phone on several occasions. → Read More

Florida's falling unemployment rate gives business owners encouraging outlook

Promising new numbers were released Friday that may indicate a rebound in the economy and job growth. → Read More

Palm Beach County doctor applauds latest data from AstraZeneca vaccine trial

A fourth COVID-19 vaccine could soon join in the fight against coronavirus in the United States. → Read More