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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 residence residents earlier this yr, after he packed coronavirus sufferers inside such amenities, however on Wednesday they have been decrying Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ (R) name to prioritize aged residents of his state to allow them to get vaccinated in opposition to the identical virus.

Even though 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 in opposition to CDC suggestions and vaccinates seniors earlier than some frontline staff. So, how’s it going,” she knocked in a tease earlier than the phase. Including this after the industrial break: “Florida, one of many states bucking CDC suggestions and vaccinating seniors forward of some frontline staff.”

The report was delivered by Ryan Younger who complained about lengthy strains though 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 Middle in Orlando, Florida. A line so lengthy, drivers have greater than sufficient time to get out and stretch,” Younger started his report. However there was an inconvenient tidbit of knowledge that he hid from viewers till the very finish of the phase. “Bianna, day two, we’ve seen a outstanding change to what we noticed yesterday.”

That’s proper, his report was outdated and a few of the hiccups from day one had been labored out.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 car parking zone over right here the place they’ve to take a seat and look forward to 15 to half-hour to verify they do not have an antagonistic response,” he informed 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 houses, 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 the same state of affairs,” he reported. “In Fort Myers, many are bringing garden chairs as they sit and look forward to hours. 9 to be actual for this man.”

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

The problems not restricted to lengthy strains. Some seniors have heard the vaccine is accessible and beginning displaying up at hospitals solely to get turned away. Whereas others flood hospital telephone strains seeking 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).

Although 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 “increase” to learn:

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

BIANNA GOLODRYGA: And OutFront subsequent, Florida goes in opposition to CDC suggestions and vaccinates seniors earlier than some frontline staff. 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 staff. 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 Middle in Orlando, Florida. A line so lengthy, drivers have greater than sufficient time to get out and stretch.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN 1: You need to be affected person, nevertheless it’s an excellent setup.

YOUNG: Not simply in Orlando. Aged Floridians throughout the state anxious to obtain the COIVD-19 vaccine are coping with the same state of affairs. In Fort Myers, many are bringing garden chairs as they sit and look forward to hours. 9 to be actual for this man.

BRUCE SCOTT: I personally really feel there’s obtained to be a greater method.

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 staff and first responders to be vaccinated first.

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

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

UNIDENTIFIED MAN 1: We all know those that 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 in another way, creating some confusion.

SCOTT: Although, I’m grateful to get the vaccine, I really feel that there’s obtained to be a greater solution to distribute this. For those who actually need it, aged that could be disabled ultimately. They can not endure this course of. So, there’s obtained to be a greater method.

YOUNG: The problems not restricted to lengthy strains. Some seniors have heard the vaccine is accessible and beginning displaying up at hospitals solely to get turned away. Whereas others flood hospital telephone strains seeking 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 fantastic.

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

[Cuts back to live]

YOUNG: Bianna, day two, we’ve seen a outstanding 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 car parking zone over right here the place they’ve to take a seat and look forward to 15 to half-hour to verify they do not have antagonistic response.

One very last thing, we heard from the Governor right this moment, 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.