Several counties are at a high risk of COVID-19. Federal health officials recommend that residents in high-risk areas wear masks indoors and stay up-to-date on COVID vaccines.
WUSF is reporting on how distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine exposes inequities in Florida’s health care system.
In the past several months, new treatments have emerged, which are most effective within the first five days of symptoms but patients may have a hard time knowing whether they qualify.
Case counts are as high as they’ve been since mid-February, part of a national surge arriving ahead of the Memorial Day holiday, as the school year wraps up and Americans prepare for summer vacations.
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