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People are comparing Florida and California’s COVID-19 death rates; here’s why experts say it’s unfair

News Nation, March 9, 2021 (Video)

March 9, 2021

People are comparing Florida and California’s COVID-19 death rates; here’s why experts say it’s unfair

“It is appropriate to look at different states and say, that’s interesting and whatnot. But we cannot just say that had Florida and California had the same policy on the books, that Florida and California would’ve had the exact same COVID death rate,” said Associate Professor at UC Irvine Andrew Noymer.