“607,771 People have died of the coronavirus. Greater than 99% of the folks dying from Covid proper now are unvaccinated.”
CNN’s John Berman and Brianna Keillar returned to the sobering actuality of the continuing subject of the Covid-19 pandemic throughout a surprising New Day phase which featured a number of segments from Fox Information and different conservative media outlets with the same obvious objective: undermine the viewer’s perception within the efficacy of Covid vaccinations, or encourage concern that the federal government is utilizing vaccination outreach to get your guns and bibles.
For anybody listening to the present public well being danger introduced by the coronavirus — and the recent spike in infections from the Delta variant — vaccine hesitancy amongst Republicans is an actual concern. And that’s not simply my perspective; it’s one which’s shared by Senate Minority Chief Mitch McConnell, who has said the very same.
However the New Day phase above makes abundantly clear why watching Fox Information is actually dangerous in your well being. There are clips of Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham, Brian Kilmeade, and Will Cain (amongst others), all undermining the clear proof that these vaccines are protected and efficient in avoiding demise from Covid.
Once more, 607,771 People have died of the coronavirus. Greater than 99% of the folks dying from Covid proper now are unvaccinated.
It’s straightforward to think about an overlapping Venn diagram of People unwilling to get the Covid vaccination and Fox Information viewers. And whenever you watch the montage put collectively by New Day producers, it’s abundantly clear why.
Berman summed it up by noting, “Tens of millions of People are seeing this nonsensical, nonscientific propaganda as a substitute of this,” earlier than operating a PSA that warns viewers of the risks of going unvaccinated.
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