The FDA approved the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which Gov. Ron DeSantis calls “huge.” The Governor was at a senior community in Brooksville to open another vaccination site and identify a mysterious sound in the background.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— The Governor also took the opportunity to attack Congressman Charlie Crist, who has accused DeSantis of playing politics with his choice of vaccination sites.
— Speaking of which, Florida added 129 names to the list of the dead Wednesday… and more than 7,000 new cases of COVID-19.
— If you lost health insurance during the pandemic, there’s an alternative. Tampa Congresswoman Kathy Castor says the feds reopened enrollment for the Affordable Care Act.
— Florida Politics began its annual list of Tampa Bay’s 25 Most Influential Politicians. Janelle Irwin-Taylor discusses the series.
— And finally, a Florida Man is arrested after taking matters into his own hands while watching a sleeping sunbather.