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.
Rebekah Jones, Former DOH Scientist, Will Keep Her COVID-19 Dashboard Going ‘As Long As I Can’
Fired DOH scientist builds new competing coronavirus dashboard
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – JUNE 16, 2020 For questions about this release, please email contact@FloridaCovidAction.com Key points: DOH data is usually updated through their PDF reports and public API’s by noon each day. Some of our data is automatically updated, and others we back up and verify before publishing. Our dashboard is fully updated byContinue reading “Public Release: June 16, 2020”
Former Florida Data Official Rebekah Jones Creates COVID Dashboard That Shows More Cases Than State Reports
Fired Florida Data Scientist Creates Competing COVID-19 Tracking Site and Suggests State Is Hiding Important Information
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”
Fired Florida Data Scientist Launches A Coronavirus Dashboard Of Her Own
WASHINGTON POST: Florida fired its coronavirus data scientist. Now she’s publishing the statistics on her own.
Fired scientist Rebekah Jones’ site shows thousands more people with the coronavirus, and hundreds of thousands fewer who have been tested, than the site run by the Florida Health Department.