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Staying Home with @joshfoxfilm : Scientist, whistleblower and preeminent COVID data cruncher Rebekah Jones@GeoRebekah ) is back on the show to discuss the devastating surge in new cases across the country.

Former Florida Department of Health data scientist Rebekah Jones previously has alleged the district is not reporting all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in schools.

Rebekah Jones, fmr. Florida Scientist, alleges she was fired for refusing to publish misleading coronavirus data: "Florida's actually taken quite a few steps to make the numbers look better."

Even losing her job won't stop Rebekah Jones from gathering data on coronavirus cases and sharing it with the public

“People have a right to this data so they can make informed decisions about their lives,” Rebekah Jones said. “This is a pandemic, not a political dog and pony show.”

Staying Home w/ @joshfoxfilm : Rebekah Jones, creator of the independent Coronavirus tracker Florida COVID Action on her new pursuit. New Orleans banjo legend Don Vappie brings us a song and Master mixologist Christoph Dornemann.

Rebekah Jones said she hopes her site helps put pressure on states and counties to come up with a consistent way to report cases in schools.

We also have Rebekah Jones, the former Florida state government data geek and whistleblower, to talk about how she was pushed to alter the COVID stats by Ron DeSantis’ cronies. And she’s convinced a similar game is going on throughout the country.

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Rebekah Jones, fmr. Florida Scientist, alleges she was fired for refusing to publish misleading coronavirus data: "Florida's actually taken quite a few steps to make the numbers look better."

Rebekah Jones was demonized by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as a rogue employee after sounding the alarm about COVID-19. “What we’re seeing right now is actually far worse than what we anticipated.”

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'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.

Rebekah Jones, fmr. Florida Scientist, alleges she was fired for refusing to publish misleading coronavirus data: "Florida's actually taken quite a few steps to make the numbers look better."

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: Rebekah Jones, @GeoRebekah , fired Florida coronavirus dashboard creator, has filed a whistleblower complaint against the DeSantis administration.

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.

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.

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."

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