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Florida Farmworkers

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First-person stories from migrant families: A teen spends her schooldays in the fields. A middle-schooler tries to do better. A father carries guilt.
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This story was produced by Janine Zeitlin, a participant in the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism's 2020 Data Fellowship.
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This story was produced by Janine Zeitlin, a participant in the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism's 2020 Data Fellowship.
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Rural health advocates who have ramped up efforts to reach farmworkers say demand for the vaccine is strong.
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The death toll and the state’s inadequate and lagging response to the health needs of farmworkers throughout the pandemic reflect a public health failure, farmworker advocates say.
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Florida’s agriculture commissioner asked the governor to open COVID-19 vaccinations to all farmworkers, noting they are “critical to producing safe, secure” food while being exposed to higher health risks during the pandemic.  
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This story by Janine Zeitlin, a participant in the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism's 2020 Data Fellowship.

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