Unfortunately, Republican politicians and conservative media figures are increasingly joining up with the anti-vaxxers. Trump bears much of the blame. There is a great deal of overlap between MAGA World and the antivax movement.
A brief history:— David Leonhardt (@DLeonhardt) February 18, 2022
1. Covid arrives first in costal cities, which are heavily Democratic.
2. Then it spreads across the across the U.S. By early 2021, cumulative deaths are similar across red, purple and blue areas.
3. The vaccines arrive, and the situation changes sharply. pic.twitter.com/2YSpR5sttJ