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America has a vaccination problem — and some media are to blame | Poynter

Here are some numbers — disturbing numbers — from Johns Hopkins University. COVID-19 vaccination rates are dropping across the nation. At the same time, new cases are rising in 46 states — as much as 10% week over week.

In other words, fewer people are getting vaccinated and more people are getting COVID-19. It doesn’t take a math genius to figure out what’s going on.

At the center of why people aren’t getting vaccinated has a lot to do with their political view and where they are getting their information — or, I should say, misinformation.

During an appearance on CNN, Dr. Anthony Fauci told Jim Acosta, “We probably would still have polio in this country if we had the kind of false information that’s being spread now. … If we had that back decades ago, I would be certain that we’d still have polio in this country.”

Unfortunately, vaccination misinformation has taken hold.

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Source: America has a vaccination problem — and some media are to blame | Poynter

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