Why Florida can't get its story straight on Covid numbers

The Florida version of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to puzzle. Many had anticipated that the death rate there would be extremely high, given the state's late and initially disorganized outbreak response and its elderly population. More than 4 million Floridians are 65 or older, a vulnerable age group.
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Authors: Talevi D, Socci V, Carai M, Carnaghi G, Faleri S, Trebbi E, di Bernardo A, Capelli F, Pacitti F Abstract The coronavirus disease 2019 (CoViD-19) caused by the novel Coronavirus strain SARS-CoV-2 is currently a pandemic. On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization declared that the CoViD-19 outbreak is a public health emergency of international concern. The virus has already had a direct impact on the physical health of million people, and besides, it is supposed to pose a mental health threat of great magnitude globally. This review aims at synthesizing mounting evidence concerning the immediate psy...
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