Stories tagged: "coronavirus florida"


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Returning to In-Person Classes Poses Risks to Latino Households

The rise in COVID-19 cases and the new variants of the virus threaten a safe return to in-person classes.

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Florida Has Used Only Half of Its Vaccines

The national press secretary said the state has a fair amount of doses while the state’s governor insists they need more and does not support Biden’s distribution plan.

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Florida’s Dept. of Education May Put Thousands of ESL Students at Risk

Nearly 300,000 Spanish-speaking students in Florida will have to take a test in person at a time when COVID cases are on the rise.

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Florida COVID Whistleblower Named Tech Person of the Year

Early in the pandemic, Rebekah Jones wrote blog posts and reached out to media and researchers, questioning the credibility of COVID data despite no longer working for the Florida health department.

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Two COVID-19 Vaccines Have Arrived in Florida. Who’s Next in Line to Get Vaccinated?

Thousands of Floridian healthcare workers have been vaccinated. Long-term care staff and residents started getting the vaccine Dec. 18

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Thousands of Floricuas Could Spend the New Year in the Dark if Moratoriums Are Not Extended

Marta Orbe and Bethzaida Vázquez are among the thousands of residents that could be evicted or lose utility services if moratoriums are not extended in Florida.

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DeSantis Rules Out Closing Restaurants as ‘Unrelenting’ COVID Spread Hits Florida

Though the White House Coronavirus Task Force report puts Florida in the "red zone" for high COVID-19 spread, Gov. DeSantis has ruled out new business restrictions.