Stories tagged: "social distancing"

Rick Scott Has Covid
Rick Scott Has COVID-19

The 67-year-old Florida Republican senator becomes the second US senator to test positive this week. But he still ignores new CDC warning.

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People in their 20s, 30s and 40s Are Driving the Pandemic, Says WHO

The head of the organization also called for an end to “vaccine nationalism,” urging countries to act strategically and globally.

More than 40,000 Kids in Florida Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

Florida ranked seventh in the nation in cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,00 children.

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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.

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: More than 7,000 Children in Florida Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

The CDC's new guidelines exclude age as a factor for COVID-19 contagion as more than 7,000 kids test positive in Florida alone, according to the Department of Health. But that number continues to grow rapidly.