December 31, 2020

Long lines as Florida’s Covid vaccination drive picks up pace

Miami (AFP) – The lines are endless and hospital telephones are ringing off the hook since coronavirus vaccines became available this week for the elderly in retiree-rich Florida. The state government gave the green light Monday for inoculating those aged 65 and above — a group that makes up nearly 20 percent of the Sunshine State’s population, the largest such proportion in America.  So ever since, it has been mayhem, as tens of thousands try to get a shot they hope will protect them against the potentially deadly Covid-19. Governor Ron DeSantis has asked for patience, admitting that at leas…


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