COVID-19 has highlighted how older Americans are cared for, the special vulnerabilities they face and the challenges families have to confront when making caregiving decisions.
WUSF is reporting on how distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine exposes inequities in Florida’s health care system.
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Dr. Washington Hill has worked as an OB-GYN for more than 50 years, and specializes in high-risk pregnancies.
According to the state's weekly report issued Friday, 57,859 Floridians have died from COVID-related complications, an increase of 1,192.
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Powell had been treated over the past few years for multiple myeloma, a blood cancer that impairs the body’s ability to fight infections -- and to respond well to vaccines.
Mayor Jerry Demings says the rolling 14-day positivity rate for Orange County is at about 5%, with 74% of eligible residents vaccinated with at least one dose.
A predicted nursing shortage is expected to effect The Villages especially hard. In nearby Ocala, the College of Central Florida is racing to help meet the demand.
Head football coach Nick Rolovich and four assistants were fired for defying the state's vaccine mandate. School officials said a small number of university workers chose not to get vaccinated.
Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID complications. In an announcement on social media, his family said Powell had been fully vaccinated.
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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