With the coronavirus still raging across the planet locations like Florida, where visitor footfall is the lifeblood of the region, are particularly vulnerable to the damage caused by the virus, and so this message by Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees is of particular interest. He stresses the importance of maintaining social distancing measures, a process that may well last longer than many might expect.
This is Florida's Surgeon General being removed from a #COVID19 briefing by @GovRonDeSantis staff right after saying we'll need to social distance until there is a vaccine. https://t.co/3pBOV7dMP5 pic.twitter.com/czp7dTqfdT
— Kevin Cate (@KevinCate) April 13, 2020
According to Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees, Floridians should be keeping their distance, avoiding crowds of 10 or more, and wearing face masks in public for up to a year until a COVID-19 vaccine exists. The Surgeon General spoke at a press conference on Monday before being whisked away by a spokesperson for Governor Ron DeSantis.
“Until we get a vaccine, which is a while off, this is going to be our new normal and we need to adapt and protect ourselves,” he said.
Yes, you read that right, he was removed from the room after giving this information. What effect this will have on Disney World and other sites in the region and beyond is unknown.
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