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Florida’s new COVID reporting methods lead to misinformation on deaths, lawsuit

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources Florida’s new methods for reporting COVID-19 information are causing the spread of misinformation and misleading death numbers, according to reporting from the Miami Herald. One state legislator is suing Florida for more access to that information and an epidemiologist warns COVID deaths might be on the rise…. Read more »

Judge uses DeSantis’s own defense to dismantle case for banning mask mandates in schools

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources The state of Florida cannot punish school districts for implementing mask mandates with medical opt-outs. That’s the ruling handed down Friday by a Leon County judge. Gov. Ron DeSantis’s evidence for banning mandates wound up losing the case for him. LISTEN: The ruling means schools can continue… Read more »

Dr. Kampmark Diagnoses The News

Dateline: 19.00 hours ET, August 16, 2021 Dr. Binoy Kampmark is always ahead. 14 hours ahead in Melbourne. Yet, even if the learned professor were in the same dateline, you can be assured his perspective on global events would be considerably ahead of the battalions of pundits scrambling to have their voices heard on every… Read more »

Hillsborough addition means Florida’s top three school districts now have mask mandates against Gov.’s wishes

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources The Hillsborough County School Board Wednesday voted to institute a 30-day mandatory mask policy. Board members voted 5-2 to institute the temporary mandate with an option for parents to opt-out, but only with a letter from a doctor. The rule goes into effect Thursday. LISTEN: Board members… Read more »

Pinellas parents rally for mandatory masks in schools as the delta variant continues to hospitalize children

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources Parents and doctors rallied outside Pinellas County School’s district office today (Monday) to plead for mask mandates in schools. The call comes after the Friday release of new rules for mitigating COVID-19 in school sent mixed signals to parents and educators alike. Listen: Seventh-grader Liam Oliver wants… Read more »

Mask mandates OK in Florida schools with opt-out system, despite threats from governor

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources The Florida Department of Health released new rules for COVID-19 mitigation in schools Friday. The rules say school districts can mandate mask-wearing if they offer an opt-out program. The rules were announced exactly one week after Gov. Ron DeSantis threatened to withhold money from districts mandating masks…. Read more »