Stories tagged: "Florida"


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States Are Using Bad Data to Justify Reopening. That’s Wildly Dangerous.

Faulty statistics could leave Americans who make decisions about day-to-day matters with the impression that the virus is under more control than it actually is.

Virus Outbreak Unequal Beaches
The Grim Reaper Just Showed Up On A Reopened Florida Beach

Miami-Dade is the epicenter of Coronavirus cases. Luckily, this man from Walton County is doing his part to convince people to at least stay six feet apart.

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New Study: COVID-19 Can Spread in the Air 13 Feet

As Trump and Gov. Ron DeSantis further their plans to reopen the country, new research says coronavirus can spread in the air over twice the distance recommended.

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Pollution Can Be Life or Death for COVID-19 Patients. That’s Triggered a New Fight for Cleaner Air.

The Trump administration is easing restrictions on air pollution. Now a study links air pollution to higher risk for death with coronavirus.

Arlene and Melvin Bonilla-Nurses during COVID-19
This Mom and Dad Are COVID-19 Nurses at the Same Hospital

As nurses in the same hospital, Melvin Bonilla and his wife, Arlene Bonilla, care for COVID-19 patients daily. They have to balance their love for their profession and protecting their family.

Visitors enjoy Clearwater Beach Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Beach goers are keeping a safe distance from each other to help protect from the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Florida’s Governor Still Refuses to Shut Down the Beaches

Despite the global pandemic, Ron DeSantis says he's leaving the decision up to local communities.

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What Biden’s Latest Wins Mean For Sanders

Biden's third big night in as many weeks came Tuesday amid tremendous uncertainty as the Democratic contest collides with efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.