Stories tagged: "Florida"


In this June 8, 2020, file photo, Rodney Ott, owner of The Loft, makes mixed drinks from behind the bar for patrons as he reopens fully for the first time amid the coronavirus outbreak in downtown Flint, Mich.
Bars Are Giant Petri Dishes for COVID-19. That’s Why States Are Closing Them Down Again.

Many large outbreaks of COVID-19 have been tied directly to bars. An Orlando, Florida, bar has been linked to as many as 150 cases and more than 130 infections have been tied to a single bar in East Lansing, Michigan.

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Arizona, Florida, and Texas See a Surge in COVID Cases. Now Their Governors Are Singing a Different Tune.

Listen to how these governors first reacted to COVID vs. how they're talking now.

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Trump Was Yards Away From a Florida Polling Place But Chose to Vote Absentee Anyway

According to CNN, Trump spent March 7, March 8, and part of March 9 in Palm Beach during Florida’s early voting period

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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.

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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.