Gov. Ron DeSantis says the White House's plan to take control of distribution will abruptly result in "massive, massive" cuts in doses coming to Florida.
WUSF is reporting on how distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine exposes inequities in Florida’s health care system.
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Records show the state crossed the threshold on Sept. 5, but the count didn't reflect that until Sept. 16 due to delays in processing information. Meantime, virus-related hospitalizations continue to drop.
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A proposal from board member Caprice Edmond failed to get a second, meaning no discussion or vote on the issue took place. Masks will remain optional for students.
An AARP report shows that over four weeks that ended Aug. 22, the state's death rate for nursing home residents of 0.36 per 100 residents matched Alaska's.
The number of new coronavirus cases in Florida showed a decrease of 577 from the previouis report, and the number of COVID patients in hospitals went down 440.
The judge said the plaintiffs - parents of children with disabilities - should have pursued administrative claims before the lawsuit, a requirement under a federal law.
Though vaccination rates among Black Floridians still lag behind whites and Hispanics, recent data shows they are improving.
The COVID-19 shot joins a list of well-established vaccines required by the U.S., aimed at preventing dangerous diseases such as polio and varicella (chickenpox).
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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