Forbes 22 May 2020

Florida Defied Covid-19 Predictions. Is It A Model For Reopening? - Steve Forbes


Steve Forbes on why Florida dodged a devastating coronavirus outbreak and how Governor DeSantis' early response and his data-driven approach to reopening the state offer a blueprint on balancing public safety with getting the economy back on track.

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