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Rebekah Jones, who says she was says she was ousted from the Florida Department of Health for refusing to censor coronavirus data, says Florida's data reporting is now "much, more worse" as the state's number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise.

Rebekah Jones, who says she was says she was ousted from the Florida Department of Health for refusing to censor coronavirus data, says Florida's data reporting is now "much, more worse" as the state's number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise.

📣 New Podcast! "July 15, 2020: Rebekah Jones and Francesca Fiorentini" on @Spreaker 

Florida doesn’t provide hospitalization numbers because it doesn’t track probable cases, and it’s hard to confirm a Covid-19 case without a test result, explains Rebekah Jones, who formerly ran the Florida database. Counting confirmed cases would be “underreporting dramatically.”

Outcry over the girl’s death erupted on Sunday after Rebekah Jones, who runs the website Florida COVID Victims, released the medical examiner’s report in a blistering write-up of the case.

Florida fired data scientist Rebekah Jones for reporting Covid19 numbers, Russia follows suit in Moscow

Former Florida data chief Rebekah Jones discusses the differences between her coronavirus dashboard and the Florida Department of Heath's

Rebekah Jones was fired from the Florida Department of Health after claiming the state had asked her to manipulate COVID-19 data. She later made her own dashboard. Listen to the @WLRNSundial  interview:

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Since being fired from the DOH for what she described as her refusal to manipulate data, Rebekah Jones has launched the dashboard "Florida COVID Action."

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Rebekah Jones, the data official behind Florida’s Covid-19 dashboard, was removed after she questioned the data’s transparency, according to Florida Today. Now she has launched her own dashboard, which reports different numbers.

Rebekah Jones says she was fired from her job at the Florida Health Department for refusing to manipulate data on its coronavirus dashboard so the state would appear to meet its target to reopen. Now, she has launched her own dashboard.

'She's not a data scientist. She's somebody that's got a degree in journalism, communication & geography.' Gov. DeSantis, asked again about the firing of Rebekah Jones, says she was putting data on the portal that scientists didn't believe was valid.

Gov. DeSantis also says Rebekah Jones is under "active criminal charges" for cyber stalking and cyber sexual harassment. "I have a zero-tolerance policy for sexual harassment," Gov. DeSantis says.

Former Florida Health Department geographic data scientist Rebekah Jones was fired May 18; she says she refused to "manipulate" COVID-19 data to justify reopening. Now, she is publishing her own dashboard.

"Fired scientist Rebekah Jones’ site shows thousands more people with the coronavirus, and hundreds of thousands fewer who have been tested, than the site run by the Florida Health Department."

Rebekah Jones said in an email to CBS12 News that her removal was "not voluntary" and that she was removed from her position because she was ordered to censor some data, but refused to "manually change data to drum up support for the plan to reopen."

Rebekah Jones said she was dismissed after refusing to “manually change data” to present a favorable outlook.

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