White House says Florida used just half of COVID-19 vaccines sent by federal government
Seniors lined up outside of Jackson Health System’ s Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2020 to get the COVID-19 vaccine. - MICHELLE MARCHANTE/Miami Herald/TNS

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s press secretary said Monday that Florida has used only half of its COVID-19 vaccines from the federal government, noting that the state — where over-65 residents have been struggling to get appointments for the shots — has “a good deal of the vaccine.” The comments from press secretary Jen Psaki came after she was asked during a White House briefing about criticism last week from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Biden’s vaccine distribution plan. Biden plans to use the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Guard to help with distributing COVID-19 v...