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Hispanic and Black Children More Likely to Be Hospitalized With “Severe” COVID-19 Symptoms

Hispanic children were approximately eight times as likely as white children to be hospitalized for COVID-19, while Black children were five times as likely to be hospitalized, according to the report.

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Using Face Masks Could Dramatically Lower Death Numbers in Florida, Study Shows

By using face masks, projected deaths in Florida would drop by more than 3,500 by December 1, new study says.

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UPDATED: This Map Shows Where and Who Coronavirus Has Hit the Hardest This Week in Florida

As 257 new fatalities are announced on Friday, Florida breaks a death record for the fourth consecutive day.

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UPDATED: This Map Shows Where and Who Coronavirus Has Hit the Hardest This Week in Florida

More than 402,000 cases of the illness caused by the novel coronavirus were reported in the Sunshine State as of Friday.

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New Study Says Kids Can Spread COVID-19

The results raise serious concerns about Gov. Ron DeSantis’ relentless push for in-person classes in August.

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Florida Needs Your Blood Donations to Fight COVID-19

The Food and Drug Administration has authorized the emergency use of plasma for patients who are critically ill with coronavirus.

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UPDATED: More Than 23,000 Children Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 in Florida

Gov. DeSantis is pushing to reopen schools in the fall, saying children are at low risk for the novel coronavirus. But the numbers tell a different story.