Gov. Scott mistakenly gives out sex hotline number

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Gov. Rick Scott takes questions from the media after making an appearance at the annual Citrus Industry Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, in Bonita Springs.

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David Albers/Staff Gov. Rick Scott takes questions from the media after making an appearance at the annual Citrus Industry Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, in Bonita Springs.

One misplaced digit resulted in Gov. Rick Scott giving out a wrong number for a meningitis hotline during a Tuesday news conference.

A very wrong number.

According to broadcast reports, Scott intended to share 866-523-7339 as a number for anyone seeking information on the nationwide meningitis outbreak that claimed its first Florida death on Tuesday.

Instead, he was off by one number, and gave out the number of a sex hotline.

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