How Deadly Is Florida’s 2021 Summer Wave? Although the COVID-19 situation in Florida has dramatically improved over the past month or so – despite still being among the worst states in terms hospitalization rates (44th as of September 21) – the toll of the deadly summer wave will not be exactly known for many moreContinue reading “How Deadly Is Florida’s 2021 Summer Wave?”
I dream of a day when I get to bring people good news instead of doom and gloom. As a climate scientist and COVID-19 data expert, that day has yet to come for me and I’ve had the harrowing burden over my career of being a proverbial ‘data dark cloud.’ But I have faith thisContinue reading “Florida’s Continued COVID-19 Crisis”
Since I’m still suspended from Twitter pending review, I’ll be using this forum more actively to discuss Florida’s COVID-19 data, as reported by the CDC. I’m still getting around to seeing what we can do with the CDC made available online for hospitalization, case and death data for COVID-19 for the state. A reminder ofContinue reading “Florida COVID-19 Data Update; June 15, 2021”
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Restore @GeoRebekah at once! Her #Whistleblower & #Campaign account is what makes @Twitter great;
Suspending @GeoRebekah is the type of thing that destroys it and erodes trust in @Jack.
The last few weeks felt like a whirlwind. First, I headed back down to the Gulf Coast with a crew of documentary filmmakers to retrace the lifetime of hardship that made me into who I am today. I visited my impoverished home town, the room where I sheltered during Katrina, the concrete slab where myContinue reading “The End of an Era”
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I thought a lot about how to make this announcement. In true “Rebekah Jones fashion,” I’ll just come out and say it: I will be leaving Florida next month. After the raid on my home, I can no longer justify staying in the state. I am not abandoning Florida. I am not abandoning this project.Continue reading “Thank you.”
The Badger dives into a few of Florida’s “covid truther” myths in this week’s analysis.
Case rates for select Florida counties, based on district reporting of cases in students and staff, and total enrollment in face-to-face instruction.
This report was written as part of a data quality review for recently released data by the Florida Department of Health, in conjunction with both The COVID Monitor and FloridaCovidAction.com.