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Age of Awareness

Florida COVID-19 outbreak could be as deadly as Italy’s

Aging population, shortage of hospital beds and bungled response—the Sunshine State has a dark road ahead

Florida National Guard Sergeant, marks a vehicle for testing at South Florida’s first COVID-19 Community Based Testing Site on March 20. (Florida National Guard / Public Domain)

In the world’s imagination, Italy is a place of romance filled with rolling hills, vineyards and monuments to classical civilization, but of late this image has been supplanted by the nightmarish…

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD