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Cuomo-Backing CNN Gripes About DeSantis Giving Vaccine to Aged

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Not solely was CNN essential in helping to downplay New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s (D) mass slaughter of nursing house residents earlier this yr after packing coronavirus sufferers inside such amenities, however they spent Wednesday decrying Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ (R) name to prioritize aged residents of his state to allow them to get vaccinated towards the identical virus.

Even supposing DeSantis was following the science that confirmed the aged had an elevated threat of dying from the virus, OutFront fill-in host Bianna Golodryga nonetheless chided the common sense concept to vaccinate them first.

And OutFront subsequent, Florida goes towards CDC suggestions and vaccinates seniors earlier than some frontline employees. So, how’s it going,” she knocked in a tease earlier than the phase. She added this after the industrial break: “Florida, one of many states bucking CDC suggestions and vaccinating seniors forward of some frontline employees.”

The report was delivered by correspondent Ryan Youngm who complained about lengthy strains although he would admit Florida had extra aged residents than another state, and although such an enormous vaccination effort had by no means been carried out earlier than.

It was form of like how, final week, CNN host Chris “Fredo” Cuomo complained that Florida had obtained extra doses of the vaccine than New York, although Florida had extra residents over the age of 65.

 

 

This bumper to bumper site visitors jam twists across the Orange County Conference Heart in Orlando, Florida. A line so lengthy, drivers have greater than sufficient time to get out and stretch,” Younger started. However there was an inconvenient tidbit of data that he hid from viewers till the very finish of the phase. “Bianna, day two, we’ve seen a exceptional change to what we noticed yesterday.”

That’s proper, his report was outdated and among the hiccups from day one had been labored out. “Automobiles are wrapped across the block. Now, seniors get the shot right here, then they journey over to this parking zone over right here the place they’ve to take a seat and anticipate 15 to half-hour to ensure they do not have an antagonistic response,” he advised Golodryga.

Now, with out initially noting that it had solely been two days since Florida had began providing vaccines to all aged residents, and never simply these in nursing properties, Younger made mountains out of the day-one molehills.

“Not simply in Orlando. Aged Floridians throughout the state anxious to obtain the COIVD-19 vaccine are coping with an analogous scenario,” he reported. “In Fort Myers, many are bringing garden chairs as they sit and anticipate hours. 9 to be precise for this man.”

Younger additionally griped about how Florida was nonetheless making an attempt to grapple with the push of aged residents making an attempt to get vaccinated (Click on “broaden”):

The problems not restricted to lengthy strains. Some seniors have heard the vaccine is on the market and beginning exhibiting up at hospitals solely to get turned away. Whereas others flood hospital cellphone strains trying to make appointments.

In South Florida, Broward Well being says they’ve already booked up with vaccine appointments and will not tackle extra sufferers till February. Again in Orange County, 30,000 folks signed up inside 24 hours on the county’s web site. They vaccinated greater than 1,500 seniors on the primary day. A dose of hope throughout this terrible yr.

Once more, it had been two days (counting Wednesday).

Despite the fact that the phase was largely griping, Younger did conclude by noting that DeSantis mentioned he was refusing to get the vaccine proper now so there can be extra for his aged residents.

“Many imagine that was the fitting transfer by the Governor,” Golodryga added with a seemingly pained look on her face.

The transcript is under, click on “broaden” to learn:

CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront
December 30, 2020
7:53:04 p.m. Jap [TEASE]

BIANNA GOLODRYGA: And OutFront subsequent, Florida goes towards CDC suggestions and vaccinates seniors earlier than some frontline employees. So, how’s it going?

(…)

7:56:40 p.m. Jap

GOLODRYGA: Florida, one of many states bucking CDC suggestions and vaccinating seniors forward of some frontline employees. It’s an enormous enterprise. And Ryan Younger is out entrance.

[Cuts to video]

RYAN YOUNG: This bumper to bumper site visitors jam twists across the Orange County Conference Heart in Orlando, Florida. A line so lengthy, drivers have greater than sufficient time to get out and stretch.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN 1: You must be affected person, but it surely’s setup.

YOUNG: Not simply in Orlando. Aged Floridians throughout the state anxious to obtain the COIVD-19 vaccine are coping with an analogous scenario. In Fort Myers, many are bringing garden chairs as they sit and anticipate hours. 9 to be precise for this man.

BRUCE SCOTT: I personally really feel there’s acquired to be a greater manner.

YOUNG: As a result of Florida has one of many largest populations over the age of 65 Governor Ron DeSantis determined to interrupt barely with CDC suggestions which requires frontline healthcare employees and first responders to be vaccinated first.

GOV. RON DESANTIS (R): We imagine that the higher strategy is to concentrate on the aged first and for many, then we’ll get into important employees.

YOUNG: The vaccine, a lot wanted within the sunshine state which has seen darkish days this yr. Greater than 21,000 COVID deaths to date, a lot of them seniors

UNIDENTIFIED MAN 1: We all know those who haven’t survived.

UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN 1: Sadly.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN 1: Sadly.

YOUNG: However the issue is, all 67 counties are dealing with the vaccine rollout otherwise, creating some confusion.

SCOTT: Although, I’m grateful to get the vaccine, I really feel that there’s acquired to be a greater approach to distribute this. For those that really want it, aged that could be disabled indirectly. They can not endure this course of. So, there’s acquired to be a greater manner.

YOUNG: The problems not restricted to lengthy strains. Some seniors have heard the vaccine is on the market and beginning exhibiting up at hospitals solely to get turned away. Whereas others flood hospital cellphone strains trying to make appointments.

In South Florida, Broward Well being says they’ve already booked up with vaccine appointments and will not tackle extra sufferers till February. Again in Orange County, 30,000 folks signed up inside 24 hours on the county’s web site. They vaccinated greater than 1,500 seniors on the primary day. A dose of hope throughout this terrible yr.

CANDICE SELTER: Nice, I am unable to wait to see my grandkids. I can’t wait to hug these little guys. It’s simply been so lengthy and coming that– so relieved. It’s simply great.

UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN 2: We’re simply feeling very blessed proper now.

[Cuts back to live]

YOUNG: Bianna, day two, we’ve seen a exceptional change to what we noticed yesterday. Automobiles are wrapped across the block. Now, seniors get the shot right here, then they journey over to this parking zone over right here the place they’ve to take a seat and anticipate 15 to half-hour to ensure they do not have antagonistic response.

One very last thing, we heard from the Governor as we speak, Ron DeSantis, and he says he isn’t going to take the shot as a result of the seniors right here need to get it first. Again to you.

GOLODRYGA: Many imagine that was the fitting transfer by the Governor.