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Republican Florida senator hoping to convey again OG illnesses like polio, mumps, measles


“State legal guidelines set up vaccination necessities for varsity youngsters. These legal guidelines usually apply not solely to youngsters attending public faculties but additionally to these attending personal faculties and daycare amenities. States might also require immunization of healthcare staff and of sufferers/residents of healthcare amenities,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website

However Diaz is able to “evaluation” these mandates—together with, however not restricted to, mumps and measles. He does acknowledge the distinction between what he calls “long-tested vaccines” versus the brand new COVID-19 vaccine.

“I feel there’s a distinction when you will have one thing that’s confirmed to work and doesn’t have any unwanted side effects,” Diaz said.

This has grow to be the mantra of the Republican Celebration: COVID-19 vaccines want extra testing. To date, 6.06 billion doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been distributed worldwide throughout 184 international locations, based on data collected by Bloomberg. If there was a difficulty, we’d all see it by now. 

The Miami Herald studies that previously seven days, on common, Florida has added 376 COVID-19 deaths and 9,020 circumstances per day. The state’s seven-day dying common has held at 376 deaths per day over the past three days, which is Florida’s highest seven-day death average.


Editor’s be aware: An early model of this story stated 60 billion COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed; it has been corrected to learn 6.06 billion.