June 21: Increases in cases across age groups

The median age of every person living in Florida is 42. The median age of all DOH cases to date is 44. And the median age of all new cases in June is also 44. Ron DeSantis has been using trends in young people getting tested to diminish the increased activity of COVID-19 across the state. Here’s why that’s not only misleading, but dangerous.

AP: Public health officials are facing political pressure, threats and armed protests as states push to reopen

View the original article here. KEY POINTS As the pressure and scrutiny rise around the response to the coronavirus, many more health officials have chosen to leave or have been pushed out of their jobs. From the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, federal public health officials have complained of being sidelined or politicized. Many localContinue reading “AP: Public health officials are facing political pressure, threats and armed protests as states push to reopen”