Greg Allen

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Miami Is Becoming The 'Epicenter Of The Pandemic,' Expert Warns

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Florida's coronavirus cases continue to be near record-levels as officials warn of worsening problems in several parts of the state. Hospitals are concerned about the increases.


Disney World Orlando To Reopen Despite COVID-19 Surge In Florida

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Disney World begins reopening its Orlando theme parks Saturday with distancing enforced and face masks required. Many attractions won't be available but Disney fans have eagerly awaited the restart.


In Miami, Rolling Back Openings To Contain The Coronavirus Surge

Monday, July 06, 2020

In Miami, local officials have ordered a rollback of some reopening measures because of the region's soaring coronavirus cases. Gyms have to close and in-person dining at restaurants is prohibited.


Another Day, Another Coronavirus Record In Florida

Thursday, July 02, 2020

The surge of coronavirus cases in Florida shows no signs of slowing down. The state hits another daily record, with more than 10,000 cases reported on Thursday.


Florida Sees Another Record Single Day Spike In Coronavirus Cases

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Florida reported nearly 9,000 coronavirus infections on Thursday — smashing Wednesday's record of 5,000. It's another indication measures to stop the virus' spread have fallen short in Florida.


Florida Smashes Coronavirus Case Record: Nearly 9,000 Positive Cases On Thursday

Friday, June 26, 2020

Florida suspends consumption of alcohol at bars as the state's daily count of coronavirus infections reaches nearly 9,000 — smashing the earlier record set on Wednesday of 5,000.


Disney To Reopen Parks In Florida Despite A Spike In Coronavirus Cases

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Disney is planning to reopen its parks in Florida despite a spike in the coronavirus cases in the state. At the same time, it is delaying reopening Disneyland in California.


Will Reopening Plans Change As COVID-19 Cases Spike In Sunbelt States?

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Governors of Arizona, Florida and Texas are under pressure to do something as coronavirus cases rapidly rise. We check in with reporters in those states to see if policies are being modified.


Florida Passes 100,000 COVID-19 Cases

Monday, June 22, 2020

Florida is one of a handful of states that's seeing a surge of record daily high cases. The governor says the jump is because of increased testing for the coronavirus.


Val Demings Is A Possible VP Pick For Biden, But Her Police Career Gives Some Pause

Friday, June 19, 2020

The Florida congresswoman was Orlando's first female police chief. And now she's outspoken on the need for police reform and her support of ongoing protests.


While COVID-19 Stats Rise In Some States, Cases Drop In Others

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Florida and Alabama are seeing rapid increases in coronavirus cases, which experts link to the states' reopening dates. But Michigan's case numbers are dropping — meaning schools can reopen this fall.


Florida Officials Spar Over Rising COVID-19 Cases

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

As Florida's COVID-19 numbers continue to break records, the state's top officials are sparring over what to do to try to stem the increases.


A $4.6 Billion Plan To Storm-Proof Miami

Saturday, June 13, 2020

The federal government is planning a massive system of floodwalls, pumps and surge barriers for Miami. But it doesn't address the more frequently felt threat from rising sea levels.


Why Oregon Governor Has Put County Reopenings On Hold

Friday, June 12, 2020

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Patrick Allen, a director of the Oregon Health Authority, about the spike in coronavirus cases and how it might affect relaxing restrictions.


Florida's Rising COVID-19 Numbers: What Do They Mean?

Monday, June 08, 2020

Epidemiologists are trying to understand why Florida's COVID-19 numbers are going up again. An easing of closures and social distancing requirements are likely to blame.


As Protests For George Floyd Continue Nationwide, All Eyes Are On How Police Respond

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Images of a burning precinct in Minneapolis raised questions about police tactics during unrest. When emotions are running high, law enforcement has to decide when to stay — and when to go.


Disney World And Other Florida Theme Parks Outline Reopening Plans

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The popular theme parks will open their doors in the next few weeks and say they're planning to keep guests and employees as safe as possible.


Florida Theme Parks Getting Ready To Reopen With Anti-Coronavirus Measures

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Legoland and Universal have local approval for their plans, which involve taking temperatures and encouraging face masks. Disney World and SeaWorld haven't presented their plans yet.


Florida Governor Defends Firing Of Top Data Scientist

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis lashed out about the firing of data scientist Rebekah Jones. DeSantis attacked Jones' claims that she created the state's highly praised COVID-19 dashboard portal.


Florida Ousts Top COVID-19 Data Scientist

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Florida's top COVID-19 data scientist has been dismissed. Rebekah Jones says she's been fired for refusing to manipulate data "to drum up support" for the state's plan to reopen.