Appeals Court Rules For CDC In FL Cruise Ships Battle

USA Today reports:

Cruising restrictions will stay in place. A federal appeals court panel sided with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its legal battle with Florida over COVID-19 guidelines for cruise lines.

The 2-1 decision handed down late Saturday by the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals judges stays a U.S. district judge’s decision – minutes before it would have gone into effect – that the CDC could not enforce its framework for the return of cruises.

Florida had been granted a preliminary injunction that could render restrictions on cruising to and from the state imposed by the CDC as optional guidance starting this month.

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