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Fishkind Conversations: Florida’s COVID-19 Case Growth Undercuts Fledgling Economic Recovery

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Hank Fishkind. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

COVID-19 cases are spiking across the country and setting new records in Florida. Economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind says the rising numbers jeopardize the nascent economic recovery and there is a strong possibility that another lockdown may be needed in hot spots like Texas and Florida.

The reactions in hot spots like Texas and Florida has been to roll back some of the reopenings. 90.7’s Nicole Darden Creston asks how bad the economic damage be where the virus and government budgets intersect with the economy.

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Nicole Darden Creston

About Nicole Darden Creston

All Things Considered Host and Reporter

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from ... Read Full Bio »