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Ian Hodgson - Data Reporter, Environment and Health

Data Reporter, Environment and Health

My title is "data reporter" but my job is to tell stories. I cover health and the environment, two topics that go hand-in-hand now more than ever. I'm a math nerd, a PhD dropout and before joining the Times I worked in economics and finance. I've lived in Vancouver, Chicago and New York, so I'm ready to never go through another cold winter. When I'm not reporting you can find me watching the Cubbies or struggling through on the NYT crossword. Let's grab a coffee and talk about story ideas.

  1. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  2. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.
  3. Wenderson Cerisene, 7, right, and his sister Dorah, 9, wait to get tested for COVID-19 on Aug. 31, 2021 in North Miami as Florida schools saw a rise in cases forcing of students and teachers to quarantine. Florida has now surpassed 51,000 COVID-related deaths.
  4. A sign at Meridian Apartments on N 50th Street in Tampa advertises its participation in Tampa's Crime-Free Multi Housing program. It was one of about 100 apartment complexes enrolled in the Tampa Police Department program.
  5. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  6. Frontline workers at AdventHealth caring for sick patients in one of their COVID units.
  7. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  8. Florida added 129,240 new COVID-19 cases over the past seven days, the lowest weekly case rate in more than a month. but deaths remain high, new weekly state data shows.
  9. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  10. Frontline workers at AdventHealth Daytona Beach hospital work in the COVID care unit. Many coronavirus patients there are surrounded by a tangle of machines and tubing that help keep them alive.
  11. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis arrives at an Aug. 3 news conference near the Shark Valley Visitor Center in Miami.
  12. Overflow beds at Halifax Health ER in Daytona Beach sit at the ready for COVID-19 patients on Aug. 13.
  13. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  14. Check tampabay.com for the latest on the coronavirus pandemic.
  15. Nurse Alix Zacharski, right, sanitizes her hands as other doctors and nurses continue to care for a patient in the Medical Intensive Care Unit for COVID-19 patients at Jackson Memorial Hospital on July 23.
  16. Marjorie Cidoine, 43, Augusta Antoine, 7, August Anotine, 42, are seated next to Mha’siyah Blake, 12, who is waiting to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. His father Tshambe Blake, 44, of Tampa, fills out paperwork at a July 31 back to school health clinic at Middleton High School in Tampa.
  17. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  18. Patrons of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, some masked, others not, prepare to ride a shuttle from a parking lot to the park’s entrance on Monday. Florida recorded 126,841 new COVID-19 cases between July 29 and Aug 4, new federal data shows. That's more than 19,000 cases a day over that seven-day period, the highest since the pandemic started 17 months ago.
  19. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  20. A man is tested for COVID-19 at Mills Pond Park in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday.
  21. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  22. Jennifer Loyless, holds her daughter, Avery, 12, as she prepares to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at a mobile site in West Palm Beach on May 14.