and John Berman
's "New Day
" repeatedly emphasized on Wednesday that 99% of people
in the United States
who are dying from COVID-19 are unvaccinated.
They also chastised Fox News
personalities such as Tucker Carlson
and Laura Ingraham
, as well as other conservative media
outlets and Republican
lawmakers, for casting doubt on COVID-19 vaccines
, which have been declared safe by scientists worldwide.
“Millions of Americans are seeing this nonsensical, nonscientific propaganda instead of this,” Berman said, before cutting to an Australian
Department of Health
public service announcement depicting a young woman with COVID-19 struggling to breathe on a ventilator.
asks how so many Americans died when a simple shot or two could have saved them, you’ll see these TV clips that we’ve just shown in documentaries
about the cautionary tale that has been America’s response to the coronavirus pandemic
,” said Keilar.
“About how a large part of our country, misled by misinformation
frequently repeated by elected officials and right-wing media, was offered a life raft but instead said, ‘No, I'll take my chances,'” she added.
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and @JohnBerman on the spread of anti-vaccine rhetoric: “History will show how a large part of our country — misled by information frequently echoed by elected officials and right-wing media — was thrown a life raft, and instead said, ‘no, I'll take my chances.’” pic.twitter.com/C1lL5NgPnm — New Day (@NewDay) July 14, 20