CFO Jimmy Patronis removed Dr. Lisa Gwynn from the Florida Healthy Kids Board for expressing concerns about COVID-19 vaccine access in the state for kids younger than 5. She talks about why she's still worried.
WUSF is reporting on how distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine exposes inequities in Florida’s health care system.
With immunity waning and the super-contagious omicron family of variants getting better at dodging protection, the Food and Drug Administration decided boosters intended for fall needed an update.
Nobody wants to infect their friends and family, but do you really have to keep isolating at day 12, 13 or beyond? Unfortunately — and perhaps unsurprisingly — the science is not entirely settled.
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How distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine exposes inequities in Florida’s health care system.
Each day in Florida about 100 kids are involuntarily committed for psychiatric exams under the Baker Act. That adds up to about 36,000 kids a year, and experts say something has to be done. We explore what happens when kids get committed.
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