One doctor said DeSantis has bragged about Florida’s approach to handling the pandemic, but accused the governor of being reactive and not having a plan to protect residents.
WUSF is reporting on how distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine exposes inequities in Florida’s health care system.
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The White House claims 20% of new cases in the country are in Florida as the state's positivity rate shot up to 11.5%, nearly four times higher than rates from last month.
One doctor recommends to either wear a mask and goggles or go indoors to help with the symptoms of red tide, and he says the toxic blooms are driving more patients to seek medical help.
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The league informed teams they could potentially forfeit a game because of a COVID-19 outbreak among nonvaccinated players, and players on both teams wouldn’t get paid for that week.
A survey sent by the school district might influence whether fall classes are separated based on mask preference.
Because of the recent case spike of unvaccinated patients, elective surgeries are deferred, visitors are limited and masks are required. But there is more than enough space and equipment to handle the increase.
New estimates show the U.S. is on track to see a big rise in cases and more than triple the number of deaths by October.
Cases of the variant have popped up in several states. But neither the WHO nor the CDC considers it a variant of concern, and the fast-spreading delta variant continues to dominate U.S. cases.
The agency argues that vaccinated people are safe without masks. But the guidance leaves room for plenty of unvaccinated people to mingle dangerously, and many argue that this is fueling case surges.
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