Elizabeth Weise, Tallahassee Democrat

Elizabeth Weise

Tallahassee Democrat

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Past articles by Elizabeth:

Workers discovered extensive concrete damage and suspended a repair effort last fall at collapsed Florida condo

Exclusive new documents detail repair efforts that were not completed, in part, so the condo pool could remain open, despite extensive concrete damage → Read More

Deleted gene sequences confirm coronavirus circulated before Wuhan seafood market

A new report does not answer whether the SARS-CoV-2 virus jumped directly from animals to people or was accidently leaked from a Chinese research lab. → Read More

Inspection reports for collapsed Miami condo detail 'concrete deterioration,' including cracking and spalling

The town of Surfside posted a dozen documents to its website late Friday night relating to the collapsed Champlain Towers South building. → Read More

People hospitalized with COVID-19 now have one overwhelming thing in common. They're not vaccinated.

Falling rates of COVID-19 across the U.S. mask the harsh reality that the overwhelming majority of those sick and hospitalized today are unvaccinated. → Read More

Going to waste? Hundreds of thousands of doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will expire this month.

Almost 52% of people in the United States have received at least one COVID-19 shot but vaccination rates are falling to new lows in many states. → Read More

This man spent last year flushing hundreds of toilets. The new fear as the pandemic wanes: Legionnaires' disease

As buildings reopen after COVID-19 shutdowns, Legionnaires' disease looms as a new worry because of long-stagnant water. → Read More

How does COVID-19 end in the US? Likely with a death rate Americans are willing to 'accept'

Without near-universal vaccination, experts say the end of COVID-19 in the U.S. will be like the flu, where 100 deaths a day is considered 'good.' → Read More

WHO renames COVID-19 variants with Greek letter names to avoid confusion, stigma

The World Health Organization has created a new system to name COVID-19 variants to avoid place-based names that can stigmatize countries. → Read More

There's a downside to returning to pre-COVID-19 hygiene habits — colds and sore throats are back, doctors say

After a year of almost no colds, no runny noses and no watery eyes, the minor viruses kept in control by COVID-19 restrictions are making a comeback. → Read More

Deaths by suicide declined at the height of the pandemic. Researchers have some ideas why.

Suicides were down markedly during the pandemic shutdown, at rates that surprised researchers given increases in reported levels of depression. → Read More

Moderna says its COVID vaccine found to be 100% effective in children 12 to 15 two weeks after second dose

The Moderna vaccine was 93% effective against COVID-19 in teenagers aged 12 to 17 after the first dose and 100% two weeks after the second dose. → Read More

CDC panel recommends Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for kids as young as 12

American children as young as 12 should get the Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, a CDC panel recommended. → Read More

Under a whale, at the Indy 500 or while shopping for veggies: Cool places to get your COVID-19 shot

As efforts increase to get Americans vaccinated, extra cool places to get the shot are one way to get people to roll up their sleeves. → Read More

US nearing vaccine tipping point, dramatic decrease in COVID cases could come without herd immunity, some experts say

Some researchers say just 10% to 15% more Americans need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to reach a tipping point and see cases dramatically fall. → Read More

About 92% of Americans who got the COVID-19 vaccine returned for their second shot. That's good, but experts say the rest should do it now.

Getting both shots of two-dose COVID-19 vaccines is important and 92% of Americans have, better than similar vaccines. For the 8%, It's not too late. → Read More

About 92% of Americans who got the COVID-19 vaccine returned for their second shot. That's good, but experts say the rest should do it now.

Getting both shots of two-dose COVID-19 vaccines is important and 92% of Americans have, better than similar vaccines. For the 8%, It's not too late. → Read More

About 92% of Americans who got the COVID-19 vaccine returned for their second shot. That's good, but experts say the rest should do it now.

Getting both shots of two-dose COVID-19 vaccines is important and 92% of Americans have, better than similar vaccines. For the 8%, It's not too late. → Read More

State lawmakers opposed to COVID vaccine mandates have filed a flurry of bills this session. Some worry about the message they send.

Bills advanced in more than 40 states seek to prohibit vaccination requirements for work, school or events. → Read More

Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine use in US should resume, CDC panel recommends

A CDC advisory panel recommended the J&J COVID vaccine should resume in the U.S. without additional warnings about a rare blood clot risk. → Read More

Is herd immunity to COVID-19 possible? Experts increasingly say no.

­­The United States may never reach full herd immunity against COVID-19 experts say, but vaccination can tame the coronavirus. → Read More