Ron DeSantis Says It’s ‘Ridiculous’ to ‘Force’ Nurses to Get Vaccinated

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a press conference before newly appointed state Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo at Neo City Academy in Kissimmee, Florida. (Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis threw in his lot with anti-vaxxers even further Thursday, suggesting without evidence that receiving a COVID-19 vaccine could impact fertility.  […]

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Florida Put a Health Director on Leave for Saying People Should Get Vaccinated

Pramote Polyamate/Getty Images The top public health official in Orlando was placed on administrative leave after sending an email encouraging health department employees to get vaccinated, the Florida Department of Health confirmed Tuesday.  Dr. Raul Pino, the Florida Department of Health’s state health director in Orange County—one of the top tourist destinations in the U.S.—sent an […]

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