Tag Archives: Florida

Coronavirus live updates: California, Florida, Texas report record-high average daily deaths

President Donald Trump continues to publicly tout the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a Covid-19 treatment, despite scientific research that has shown no benefit of the drug for coronavirus patients. Across the country, cases are still increasing by the tens of thousands and the U.S. reports nearly 1,000 deaths, on average, every day. California, Florida, Texas and several… Read More »

Nearly one-third of Florida children tested are positive for COVID-19

A boy receives a free COVID-19 test Loading the player… 31% of children in Florida have tested positive for the new coronavirus, and health officials are warning that the long-term effects of the virus in children are still unknown.  Florida is rapidly becoming a new global epicenter of the COVID-19 in the world. Elected officials… Read More »

GMO Mosquitoes To Be Released in Florida

In June 2020, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services gave the go-ahead to a plan to release millions of genetically engineered mosquitoes in the Florida Keys this summer to fight mosquito-borne illnesses.1 The plan follows the EPA’s recent granting of an experimental use permit (EUP) for the GMO (genetically modified organism) mosquitoes so… Read More »