Un-vaccinated Americans right now are
— 16x as likely to be hospitalized for Covid, and
— 417x as likely to be killed by Covid
than vaccinated Americans.
If your headline gives people any impression other than “THE VACCINES WORK SUPER WELL!”…maybe write a new one https://t.co/cwrVgJT25u
— Joshua Benton (@jbenton) August 2, 2021
The anti-vax shoutfest at Siloam Springs last week included some demands for data on breakthrough cases of COVID-19 among vaccinated people.
Here ya go, you wild and crazy guys.
Oh, and there was a lot of mask skepticism, too. More data:
Vaccination is the best line of defense against COVID but until those vaccination numbers rise universal mask usage help us stay open, they help the economy, education, and our national security.https://t.co/qC8BVSyw0l
— John Pijanowski (@John_Pijanowski) August 2, 2021
Maybe it will all go away. A miracle, like Trump once said. Or maybe not.
Coming soon to an Arkansas school near you https://t.co/sDTKm3sNuQ
— James Graham (@jamesgraham714) August 2, 2021
Also: The expertise of doctors was jeered in Siloam Springs by the Facebook-educated last week, but I still think doctors are worth a lesson. For example:
A little snark:
1) If you won’t wear a mask for 20 minutes in Walmart to protect kids who can’t get the vaccine, you would not have hid Anne Frank. Stop saying that! This is your real history hero moment. Step up.
— Dr. J F Curry (@Coo_ray) July 27, 2021